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ALSO CALLED: GUI Testing, Web Usability Testing, UI Testing, Usability, User Interface Testing, Graphical User Interface Testing
DEFINITION: Zenware refers to application programs that function with a minimum of superfluous user intervention. The intent is to minimize the number of mouse clicks or commands required to accomplish a given task. There are fewer icons, toolbars and menus than in most traditional programs. The term also refers to small applications that streamline the operation of high-end programs by selectively disabling features  … 
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Usability: Just One More Thing You Don't Have Time For?
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VIDEO: In this brief video, hear from Steve Krug, author of Don't Make Me Think, as he discusses the importance of user experience and usability testing. Learn how you can improve the apps and sites you design and build, without breaking the bank or increasing your time spent on development.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Premiered: 09 Sep 2013

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USABILITY TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  not needed by the user.One of the most widespread complaints about contemporary high-end software arises from the fact that multiple maneuvers are often required to accomplish trivial tasks. A good example is the pop-up that says "Are you sure you want to ..." when deleting, renaming or moving a file. Margins, fonts, line spacing, pagination and other formatting variables may have to be pre-set before work is begun. Automatic error correction or type assistance in feature-rich word processors and vector graphics programs may introduce errors that must be corrected by disabling the feature, … 
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