A view from the designing side on how much better the creation process can be when designers know how things are build. The more cross disciplinal knowledge there is, the smarter the dialog and the better the end product.
An interface isn’t just a series of static screens pasted together. It’s a flow, with inputs and outputs. You can’t truly evaluate an interface until you can use it, and you can’t use it until you build it. Anything less than the real thing is a fuzzy approximation.
—Learning Rails made me a better designer