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user-friendly

(of a computer system) easily operated and understood by means of a straightforward guide in jargon-free language

user-friendly

Programmer-hostile. Generally used by hackers in a critical tone, to describe systems that hold the user's hand so obsessively that they make it painful for the more experienced and knowledgeable to get any work done. See menuitis, drool-proof paper, Macintrash, user-obsequious.
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"The app allows the public to stay in touch with everything the SMA is doing in a way that is user-friendly and convenient.
CDM displays have already garnered a reputation for being user-friendly and effective signage solutions for both retail and corporate use.
Since it launched its overseas websites in 2007, Air China has always been committed to building user-friendly and convenient ticketing and service platforms.
He isn't user-friendly and doesn't care if you like him or not."
Garbage trolley bins in Dubai are getting a makeover with the Dubai Municipality introducing more user-friendly and stylish trolleys that ease the work of municipal workers.
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Global Banking News-September 25, 2012--Health care insurers begin offering user-friendly plan guides(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
From downloading apps to handling photos, videos, and more, the color-coded and easy directions assume NO prior computer or iPad knowledge and are so easy that many a non-senior new to the iPad environment will want to use this manual as the best possible user-friendly choice for learning basic iPad functions.
Comez machines feature high versatility, user-friendliness, productivity and efficiency at maximum levels and are especially Comez offer versatile and user-friendly machines.suited to producing a countless number of articles for technical use: ribbons, bands, plain and tubular fabrics, 3-D fabrics, plain and tubular netting, which are employed in a multitude of varied applications in several sectors like medical, geo-textile, building, automotive, industrial, transport, sports and leisure, furniture, etc.
Each chapter is well organized with color titles, subtitles, and user-friendly text columns.
The system is designed to be user-friendly and easy to maintain.