SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: [Sigia-l] Re: Where's the reality?
RE: [Sigia-l] Re: Where's the reality?
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> [mailto:sigia-l-bounces_at_asis.org] On Behalf Of Trenouth, John
> Sent: 13 March 2006 18:25
> To: sigia-l_at_asis.org
> Subject: [Sigia-l] Re: Where's the reality?
> Leisa Reichelt said:
> > I'm toying with the idea of ditching Visio and learning how
> to output
> > good quality HTML templates that developers might be able to re-use
> > and that clients could physically play with
> In my experience it would be a huge mistake to forgo lo-fi
> prototyping and just jump right into hi-fi.
> "That looks great, and it works. Let's ship it!" "but this
> is just a shallow prototype front-end." "Sure, but it looks
> great, let's ship it." (I've had this conversation a few times).
And that's assuming you even get to that stage. Unless you make the
decision from the start to build the application from the prototype, in
my experience there's a danger that flat HTML (even with a dose of DHTML
or Flash) starts lagging so far behind the spec that it ceases to be
useful in any way, least of all for developers.
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