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Issue № 231

Doing complex tasks with simple tools, and beating clean code out of everybody's favorite image editor.

Paper Prototyping

by Shawn Medero43 Comments

Running with scissors isn't recommended for kids, but it might be ideal for your next big development project. With interfaces becoming more complex and schedules growing shorter, the best prototyping tools may be simpler than you think.

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