Designing the Obvious can be put in same ring as the excellent resource Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug, Defensive Design for the Web by Matthew Linderman with Jason Fried, as well as Prioritizing Web Usability by Jakob Nielsen and Hoa Loranger.
Posted: August 06, 2007
What affect (if any) will the iPhone have on the Mobile Web?
Posted: July 02, 2007
The goal of many Web professionals is to produce high quality work that makes the most of their medium. Products are designed to be both aesthetically pleasing as well as elegantly useful. There are many tools and techniques that can be used to make using any website that much easier to use. One thing I don’t find myself running across very often any more are sitemaps. Have sitemaps become a thing of the past?
Posted: May 21, 2007
User style sheets can sometimes interfere with author CSS. Most commonly, users don’t create their own style sheet due to the requirement of a working CSS knowledge. Automated scripts adding custom style sheets for users changes things up a bit, however.
Posted: March 26, 2007
Source order is often overlooked, but can have disastrous effects on usability.
Posted: February 12, 2007
Headings are semantically useful for accessibility, usability, and readability. They’re very important in outlining a document structure and thought should be put into their inclusion and use.
Posted: February 05, 2007
Prioritizing Web Usability by Jakob Nielsen and Hoa Loranger is a really valuable resource for anyone in the business of Web. The statistical data backing up the entire book really gets their message across and I definitely recommend this book.
Posted: November 20, 2006
Oct 16, 2006 by Jonathan Christopher product ★★★★ Personally, I’m a big fan of the thought process behind Bulletproof Web Design. The idea of creating a design that can withstand virtually any change — within reason — seems great to me. Beyond making your site design bulletproof, you can also do quite a bit defensively […]
Posted: October 16, 2006
There are some tags and attributes within HTML that have been neglected and/or forgotten by many developers. There are many tags and attributes that you may have never heard of before, but could prove to be really useful in an upcoming project. tabindex Can Make Things Easier Many of the included tags and attributes within […]
Posted: October 09, 2006
Last week there was a great article written by Roger Johansson in which he wrote about Why Standards Still Matter. Shortly thereafter another article was written by Robert Nyman who also had a few things to say about The Web Standards War. Both articles give a refreshing look into the area of writing about Web […]
Posted: September 25, 2006