A lession in Color Theory for Developers

I read this article the other day and it struck me how often this happens. As a developer I sometimes find it hard to create even a decent looking GUI. Most of the time when developers through together a GUI it has 60 million check boxes on it and it does not look visually pleasing.

"Color theory may sound like a subject for the Art Department, not for developers. But we've all had the experience of choosing a color scheme using the property grid to select named colors and ending up with a really garish color scheme. In an ideal world it might be the case that only our software's functionality really mattered but, in the world that we actually live in, users are likely to prefer software with a sophisticated color scheme over software with an ugly color scheme."


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Posted Dec 12 2006, 11:20 AM by Blake Niemyjski |
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