"Crawford is a fine writer with an engaging style that never glosses
over the tough points, but never slows you down. I think you always come
away from one of his books entertained and inspired."
--Dr. Dobb's Programmer's Bookshelf Newsletter
"This thoughtful author shares his views on everything from color intensity
to variables as he explains the need to make a site interactive."
". . .discusses the theories and principles of interactive design in a
"This book integrates [Crawford's] best thinking into a unified set of rules and guidelines for effective interactive design."
"Crawford's breezy, conversational style makes it easy to grasp the fundamentals and the theoretical underpinnings of interactivity, as he discusses specific social and artistic issues."
". . . Crawford shares his insights, techniques, and experiences for
developing software that interacts effectively with its users."
". . .an excellent instructional guide, an informative overview, and a
'must-have' supplement for personal and professional interactive computer
programming reference shelves."
--MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
"Chris Crawford's 'The Art of Interactive Design' rewards extended
exploration and study…if you build software systems, it's worth your time
to read this book."
"an easy-to-read introduction"