GUI ScreenIO for Windows

Application Design Review


Windows applications are subtly complex to design.  Many of the things that we take for granted need to be consciously implemented when an application is designed and written. 

This list is certainly not complete, but it addresses many of the things you should think about.

General behavior

Target machines

Accessibility considerations


Consistent use of keyboard shortcuts

Panel layout

Appearance; colors, fonts, etc.

Panel navigation

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