The Art of Interactive Design: A Euphonious and Illuminating Guide to Building Successful Software

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No Starch Press, 2002 - Computers - 385 pages
An understanding of what makes things interactive is key to the successful creation of websites, computer games, and software. In The Art of Interactive Design, Chris Crawford explains what interactivity is, how it works, why it's important, and how to design good software and websites that are truly interactive. Crawford's colloquial, conversational style makes it easy to grasp the fundamentals and the theoretical underpinnings of interactivity, as he discusses specific social and artistic issues.

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Chris Crawford, a former game developer, is the author of the classic The Art of Computer Game Design (Osborne/McGraw-Hill). He is currently at work on Erasmatron, an interactive storytelling project.

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