There are common conventions that have been adopted in order to construct applications that are intuitive and easy to use. By following the conventions and guidelines, you will enable your users to become quickly productive, and will reduce the training required and the frustrations experienced in using the application.
The subsections of this chapter focus on specific areas with suggestions and guidelines in how to build your application to work in a pluggable, cooperative environment. In addition, since Lotus
® Expeditor is based on Eclipse, you can also refer to the Eclipse User Interface Guidelines. To view the Eclipse User Interface Guidelines, visit: http://www.eclipse.org/articles/Article-UI-Guidelines/Contents.html
Parent topic: Developing Rich Client applications