Google Chrome OS UI Concept Video

I’m not entirely sure why there are both tabs and windows, but I really like the spatial, zoomable window management shown in this concept video. The Chromium Blog has more information. There’s also a user experience section on the Chromium site.

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If you liked this, you'll love my book. It's called Designed for Use: Create Usable Interfaces for Applications and the Web. In it, I cover the whole design process, from user research and sketching to usability tests and A/B testing. But I don't just explain techniques, I also talk about concepts like discoverability, when and how to use animations, what we can learn from video games, and much more.

You can find out more about it (and order it directly, printed or as a DRM-free ebook) on the Pragmatic Programmers website. It's been translated to Chinese and Japanese.