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Principle Of Least Surprise (PLS)

Variants and Alternative Names

  • Principle of Least Astonishment (PLA)
  • May also be referred to as “rule” or “law” instead of “principle”

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In interface design, always do the least surprising thing.1)

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principles/principle_of_least_surprise.txt · Last modified: 2020-11-29 01:54 by 159.69.189.215