Color Theory for the Color-Blind

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Color Theory for the Color-Blind Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Mario Parisé Published on August 1, 2005 Being color-blind can be a real obstacle for anyone involved in design. For Web designers, this does not need to be true. In any other field … Read more

Community for Dummies

Community for Dummies Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Columns > DigiSect By Stephen Van Doren Published on August 14, 2001 I take my introduction from dictionary.com, which says that community is several things: A group of people living in the same locality and under the … Read more

Competitive Analysis

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Competitive Analysis Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Dan Brown Published on August 21, 2006 Every industry has its own version of the competitive analysis and its function is clear: to line up your product with other products and show where yours falls short … Read more

Competitive Analysis, Part 2

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Competitive Analysis, Part 2 Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Dan Brown Published on October 2, 2006 Excerpted from Chapter 5 of Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning by Dan Brown. Analyzing the Competition: The Basics Like any deliverable, a … Read more

Completely Rethinking the Web

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Completely Rethinking the Web Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Columns > Innovating the Web Experience By Dirk Knemeyer Published on May 18, 2005 It’s Spring 2005. April showers, May flowers. The hope of a new year bursting forth all around us. It’s a time for … Read more

Concept Design Tools

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Concept Design Tools Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Victor Lombardi Published on September 30, 2008 Designers of digital products and services like ourselves can dramatically improve our work by generating more concepts early in our projects. In this article, I’ll try to make … Read more

Content as Navigation Tool

Content as Navigation Tool Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Christopher Schmitt Published on November 6, 2001 As designers and developers of the web, we shape our experiences by what we add to or exclude from site development. From color schemes, icons, even to … Read more

Content? Or Dis-content?

Content? Or Dis-content? Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Garth A. Buchholz, BA, CUA Published on August 21, 2003 Whenever I’ve been involved in major Web start-ups or redesigns as an information architect, one of the biggest vocabulary challenges involves two of the simplest … Read more

Contract Killers

Contract Killers Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Andy Budd Published on September 17, 2007 No, I’m not talking about hiring a hit man to take care of a difficult client, although I’m sure we’ve all been there at some stage. In this article … Read more

Converting a Page to CSS

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Converting a Page to CSS Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By J. David Eisenberg Published on May 14, 2001 A result of the Web Standards Project‘s Browser Upgrade Initiative many developers are revising their Web Sites, switching to XHMTL notation and applying Cascading Style … Read more

Cooking With Stock

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Cooking With Stock Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Jason Beaird Published on September 9, 2008 It’s not a secret. We all use stock imagery in our day-to-day design work. So why doesn’t anybody ever talk about it? My guess is that we’re all … Read more

Corporate Web Standards

Corporate Web Standards Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Scott Gledhill Published on July 16, 2007 We’ve all heard the fairy-tales about the prince kissing the princess, but the story just ends there; they both live happily ever after, riding off into the sunset, … Read more

Creating a Site Design Plan

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Creating a Site Design Plan Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Karen Morrill-McClure Published on April 13, 2005 Some background I design sites small enough that I can handle all the details myself—sites for small and micro businesses. Many sites I design don’t sell … Read more

Creating a Web Page with HTML: Visual QuickProject Guide

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Creating a Web Page with HTML: Visual QuickProject Guide Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Book Reviews By Matthew Vanden Boogart Published on December 1, 2004 As an educator, I’m always interested to see what books are being published to get people started in … Read more

Back to the User: Creating User-Focused Websites

Back to the User: Creating User-Focused Websites Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Tammy Sachs Published on October 15, 2002 Since our earliest interviews with Web users, enormous progress has been made in shaping sites that inform, engage and build lasting customer relationships. Imagine … Read more

CSS 101

CSS 101 Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Mark Newhouse Published on August 11, 2004 In the TABLEs, spacer GIFs and FONT tag soup way of designing Web pages, most of the questionable techniques were concerned with issues of typography and white space. As … Read more

CSS 102

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CSS 102 Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Mark Newhouse Published on May 4, 2005 Last time, we looked at using CSS to control typography and white space. This time we’ll look at borders and backgrounds. Before we get started, we need to define … Read more

The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks

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The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Book Reviews By Tony Crockford Published on January 5, 2005 I hate CSS If you’ve been on any Web design mailing lists or forums in the last year or … Read more

CSS Cookbook

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CSS Cookbook Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Book Reviews By Andrew Stevens Published on November 3, 2004 When starting to incorporate CSS into designs, Web developers invariably come across problems that will leave them scratching their heads. Just about any experienced developer can … Read more

CSS Mastery

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CSS Mastery Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Reviews > Book Reviews By James McNally Published on March 20, 2006 A couple of things stood out for me as I began to read CSS Mastery, the first book by English Web developer and user experience designer … Read more

CSS Not([hacks])

CSS Not([hacks]) Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Brian Suda Published on January 7, 2008 As any web developer worth his salt will know, browsers can differ in their interpretation of CSS rules and properties. One way of coping with this headache is to … Read more

Cascading Style Sheets, Promise vs. Reality, and a Look to the Future

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Cascading Style Sheets, Promise vs. Reality, and a Look to the Future Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Mark Newhouse Published on June 4, 2002 Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are a technology with a lot of promise, but their often-hyped potential leaves some designers … Read more

CSS Styling for Print and Other Media

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CSS Styling for Print and Other Media Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Articles By Ian Lloyd Published on November 20, 2006 Note: This excerpt from the upcoming book “Pro CSS Techniques” by Jeff Croft, Ian Lloyd, and Dan Rubin, has been edited for this publication … Read more

CSS Typography

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CSS Typography Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Columns > View Source By Garrett Dimon Published on January 16, 2006 You don’t often see “CSS” and “typography” used in the same sentence—and for good reason. Traditional typography is a very subtle and beautiful form of design, … Read more

Daniel Jenett

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Daniel Jenett Got something to say? Share your comments on this topic with other web professionals In: Interviews By Nick Finck Published on March 7, 2001 Digital Web: Daniel, as always, we are honored to have the privilege to interview you for Digital Web Magazine. For those who may not be as familiar with what you … Read more