Article on GUI Principles

Fri, 29 Jun 2007

First Principles of Interaction Design

RThis The following principles are fundamental to the design and implementation of effective interfaces, whether for traditional GUI environments or the web. Of late, many web applications have reflected a lack of understanding of many of these principles of interaction design, to their great detriment. Because an application or service appears on the web, the principles do not change. If anything, applying these principles become even more important.

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Plans for Delphi and C++

Tue, 26 Jun 2007

Future Delphi features and technologies will focus on:

* High performance Windows applications with rich GUI requirements
* Client/Server application development
* Database application development
* Business Web application development
* Exploitation of PC hardware advances

Future Delphi releases will be tailored for:

* ISVs and MicroISVs
* VARs, Consultants, and System Integrators
* Small to medium sized businesses

As always, this roadmap indicates plans and intentions…