Announcing the winner of our "spot the film" competition…

October 23rd, 2006

Thanks to those that took part in this little bit of fun, both on the blog and by email. The correct answer to the film is of course “Harvey“, made in 1950 and starring James Stewart. It’s a wonderful film that you really must see! The odd one out in the cast list was Mary […]

GUI Design Studio Clones Microsoft Outlook?

October 18th, 2006

Following last week’s launch of GUI Design Studio version 2.2, we’ve had quite a few questions about what it’s really capable of and maybe you’ve been wondering about that yourself. We figured the best way to answer that was by way of an example prototype design. The trouble was, we didn’t have anything big enough or suitable […]

Low-Fidelity or High-Fidelity Prototypes for Software?

October 12th, 2006

Let me quickly explain the terms here. Fidelity refers to the level of detail, accuracy or coverage of a prototype. It can relate to functionality but most people use the term in relation to visual appearance and that’s what I’ll be referring to here. So the lowest of the low-fidelity prototypes are very quick hand […]

GUI Design Studio 2.2 Released

October 10th, 2006

Caretta Software GUI Design Studio version 2.2 is now available for immediate download. If you’ve already tried it then check your email today for download instructions otherwise you can request a trial. In the last post I mentioned the new fonts support in 2.2. You can see from this screenshot that the Typeface picker has […]

GUI Design Studio 2.2 Introduces International Features

October 6th, 2006

GUI Design Studio version 2.2 will be released next Tuesday (10 October 2006). It’s a little later than we’d initially planned but we wanted to make sure it was well tested and as robust as possible before release. With so many users finding new ways to use the tool, we encountered a few behavioural hiccups […]