|In your initial post, select either A, B, or C and test drive the user interfaces for each of the listed sites. Sample test actions have been provided as a guide, but are not inclusive or required. Using the guidelines presented in Chapter 8, specifically outline and discuss what makes each of your selected sites a quality user interface design or an inferior user interface design for its intended purpose. |
A. Retail and Shopping: Walmart, Amazon
Sample the action prompts below to perform on each of the websites provided above:Find multiple items and add them to your cart in different quantitiesRemove/adjust quantitiesContinue shoppingSearch for alternate items from the like optionsRead the customer reviewsB. Stock Research: Yahoo Finance, USA Today
Sample the action prompts below to perform on each of the websites provided above:Select stock AAPLResearch the stock pricing for last five days, for the last five months, over the last year, and over the last five yearsChart the stock for last year against S&P 500Compare to other stocks such as IBM and MSFT, over a given time periodResearch latest newsResearch company filingsC. Weather Research: The Weather Channel, National Weather Service
Sample the action prompts below to perform on each of the websites provided above:Set your local areaResearch the next twenty-four hour forecast, the hour by hour forecast, and the next 10 days forecastResearch the sunrise and sunset times for todayResearch the average temperatures over the past year and over the past five yearsIn responding to your peers, state your concurrence or non-concurrence with the supporting points for what makes each site a good user interface. Include references to the user interface guidelines as required to support your response.