What the heck is Fitts’ Law?

What the heck is Fitts’ Law?

Ok, so somebody asked me this question, which seems to remain unanswered in my blog, “what the heck is Fitts’ law?” Fitts’ (pronounced fitz-ez) Law is pretty simple.  The ability to reach or hit a target is a function of the distance to...
Tied up nicely with a Ribbon

Tied up nicely with a Ribbon

For one of my projects, we chose to use a ribbon (like Microsoft Office 2007) instead of the now-traditional toolbar and menu approach. There were several factors relevant to this choice; some negative, some positive. One of the leading factors is that our suite of...