Identifying Common Activities in the Graphical User Interface Development Process and their integration into the Software-System Development Life Cycle

Laura C. Rodriguez-Martinez1, Hector A. Duran-Limon2, Ricardo Mendoza-González3 and Jaime Muñoz4

  1. Institute of Technology of Aguascalientes, Av. Adolfo López Mateos 1801 Ote.
    Bona Gens, CP 20256, Aguascalientes, Ags., Mexico
    lrodriguez@mail.ita.mx
  2. CUCEA, University of Guadalajara, Periférico Norte 799
    Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
    hduran@cucea.udg.mx
  3. Postgraduate Studies Universidad Politecnica de Aguascalientes
    Calle Paseo San Gerardo 207, San Gerardo, CP 20342, Aguascalientes, Ags., Mexico
    mendozagric@mail.ita.mx
  4. Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Av. Universidad 940
    Ciudad Universitaria, CP 20131, Aguascalientes, Ags., Mexico
    jmunozar@correo.uaa.mx

Abstract

We identify a suite of activities in the development process of Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) and include them as part of an approach to a generic model for the GUI Development Process (GDP). This work contributes with: (1) the identification of common activities of previous GDPs, (2) the definition of an approach to a generic GDP limited to its phases and activities, and (3) the integration of such a generic GDP with any software-system development life cycle (SDLC), illustrated with the Spiral SDLC. We show this work is useful by a) highlighting the advantages of our proposal over other methodologies for GDP in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), b) showing one example of the integration of the GDP into a SDLC, and c) showing the usefulness of our approach in a case example.

Key words

System Development Life-Cycle, Software Engineering, Graphical User Interface Development Process, Human-Computer Interaction

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.2298/CSIS140301002R

Publication information

Volume 12, Issue 1 (January 2015)
Year of Publication: 2015
ISSN: 1820-0214 (Print) 2406-1018 (Online)
Publisher: ComSIS Consortium

Full text

DownloadAvailable in PDF
Portable Document Format

How to cite

Rodriguez-Martinez, L. C., Duran-Limon, H. A., Mendoza-González, R., Muñoz, J.: Identifying Common Activities in the Graphical User Interface Development Process and their integration into the Software-System Development Life Cycle. Computer Science and Information Systems, Vol. 12, No. 1, 323–348. (2015)