Toolkits and interface creativity

@article{Greenberg2006ToolkitsAI,
  title={Toolkits and interface creativity},
  author={Saul Greenberg},
  journal={Multimedia Tools and Applications},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={139-159}
}
Interface toolkits in ordinary application areas let average programmers rapidly develop software resembling other standard applications. In contrast, toolkits for novel and perhaps unfamiliar application areas enhance the creativity of these programmers. By removing low-level implementation burdens and supplying appropriate building blocks, toolkits give people a ‘language’ to think about these new interfaces, which in turn allows them to concentrate on creative designs. This is important, for… CONTINUE READING
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