Creating Interfaces with the Drawing API
Humans have always used graphics to represent the world around them. From cave paintings to technical diagrams, we have constantly sought new ways of depicting information in pictographic form. The use of computers in the last few decades brought to us the GUI — Graphical User Interface. Prior to the forward-looking work done at Xerox, most interfaces required their users to remember and type esoteric text commands to get things done. But with the GUI, computers were made accessible to the masses, and the technical revolution began to take hold. Our culture is now so saturated with information and communication technologies that the design of interfaces has increasingly become a challenging key issue of culture. I think it’s probably to our benefit that we should consider what we are trying to say about our information in the way that we present it.
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