In the nineties, two well-known usability experts established a list of user interface design principles. Ben Schneidermann posit “Eight Golden rules of User Interface Design”, while Jakob Nielsen published “Ten Usability Heuristics for User Interface Design”.
There are some overlaps between Schneidermann’s and Nielsen’s recommendations.
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Although more than 30 years have passed, these rules are still taken into consideration to design user interfaces and to carry out usability evaluations.