Hello, Pittsburgh community. There have been a number of successful threads on the main IxDA discussion forum, debating the merits of different prototyping tools, or at least mentioning the existence of many. What do you find to be the best, or easiest-to-crack-into, tools for designers to create interactive prototypes? For articulating concept; communicating behavior to developers, clients, or other stakeholders; and testing for success?
Here are just a few mentioned in threads on the main forum within the past year.
I'm currently in the process of developing a touch based interface
for AV system control. When deployed, the interface will be operating
on proprietry touch input hardware however I'm looking into
technologies I can utilize during the development and user testing
Users involved in the testing are geographically distributed so I'm
looking for tools I can use to quickly push out interface concepts