The Resource Web application design handbook : best practices for web-based software, Susan Fowler and Victor R. Stanwick, (electronic resource)

Web application design handbook : best practices for web-based software, Susan Fowler and Victor R. Stanwick, (electronic resource)

Label
Web application design handbook : best practices for web-based software
Title
Web application design handbook
Title remainder
best practices for web-based software
Statement of responsibility
Susan Fowler and Victor R. Stanwick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
""Susan and Victor have written the 'Junior Woodchucks Guidebook' of Web applications: Everything you need to know is in there, including tons of best-practice examples, insights from years of experience, and assorted fascinating arcana. If you're writing a Web application, you'd be foolish not to have a copy."" --Steve Krug, author of Don't Make Me Think! A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability""Web sites are so nineties. The cutting edge of Web-design has moved to Web applications. If you are, like many Web designers, struggling to create dynamic, highly-functional Web-based a
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fowler, Susan L.
Dewey number
  • 005.2/762 22
  • 005.758
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
TK5105.8883
LC item number
.F69 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stanwick, Victor R.
Series statement
The Morgan Kaufmann series in interactive technologies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Web site development
  • Web sites
  • Application software
Label
Web application design handbook : best practices for web-based software, Susan Fowler and Victor R. Stanwick, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 601-632) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front cover; The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive Technologies; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Preface; Answering Questions; Trust What You Already Know; Predicting the Future; A Short History of Visualization; Visuals Provide More Context; Visuals Encourage Pattern Recognition; Visuals Speed Up Decisions; Acknowledgments; 1 What Is a Web Application?; What's the Difference Between a Web Page and a Web Application?; What Difference Does the Platform Make?; The Tentative Answer; Where Does My Program Fit?; What Is the Nature of the Relationship?
  • What Is the Conversation Like?What Is the Nature of the Interaction?; What Are the Technical Requirements?; How Often Is It Used?; What Is the Expected Response Time (or the Perceived Distance)?; Are These Interactions in Real Time?; How Much Help Will the Users Need?; What Is the Interaction Style?; What Should It Look Like?; Does It Follow Any Standards?; How Intense Is This Interaction?; What Should This Application Look Like?; 2 The Browser Framework; Browser Window: A Conceptual Model; Parts of a Browser Window; Parts of the Content Area; A Note About Navigation; Make Home Easy to Find
  • Put Local Navigation on the LeftPut Site-Wide Navigation on the Top; Repeat Links on the Bottom; Try Putting Advertising Banners in More Than One Spot; Overall Design Issues; Consider User Roles; Size Windows Correctly; Make Pages Printable; Use the Right Colors; Make Sure the Application Can Be Localized; Make Sure Pages Are Accessible; 3 Data Input: Forms; Conceptual Model: Lists versus Objects; Data-Input Forms: The Basics; Use Fields to Collect Free-Form Information; Know the Various Field Types; Standard Field, Defined; General Design Guidelines; Make Entry Areas the Right Size
  • Don't Make Users Format TextProvide Keyboard as Well as Mouse Navigation; Retain Cut, Copy, and Paste; Label Fields Correctly; How to Label Data-Input Forms; How to Label e-Commerce Forms; Accommodate Less Experienced Users; Use Different Labeling Strategies for International Forms; Make Sure Labels Are Correctly Tied to Their Fields; How to Group Fields; Complexity Is Not Necessarily Bad; Offer Automated Entry Fields; How to Show Protected Fields; Required Field, Defined; Use Required Fields Sparingly; How to Indicate a Required Field; Offer Defaults Whenever Possible
  • How Not to Indicate a Required FieldHow to Provide Feedback for Required Fields; Prevent Input Errors with Dropdown Lists; When to Use Dropdown Lists; Check Your Lists for Typos and Other Errors; Put Lists in Order; When to Use Regular Lists Rather Than Dropdown Lists; Prevent Input Errors with Checkboxes; Checkbox Groups: Doing the Numbers; Be Careful How You Toggle; Use Opposites Only; Don't Use Negatives (You'll Create a Double Negative by Mistake); Prevent Input Errors with Radio Buttons; ""I Want Nothing!""; Make Your Checkboxes and Radio Buttons More Accessible
  • When to Use Tabs Instead of Pages
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (689 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611010096
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)226717
  • (OCoLC)701840215
  • (SSID)ssj0000269696
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11214604
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000269696
  • (PQKBWorkID)10247179
  • (PQKB)10411670
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC226717
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000341419
Label
Web application design handbook : best practices for web-based software, Susan Fowler and Victor R. Stanwick, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 601-632) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Front cover; The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive Technologies; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Preface; Answering Questions; Trust What You Already Know; Predicting the Future; A Short History of Visualization; Visuals Provide More Context; Visuals Encourage Pattern Recognition; Visuals Speed Up Decisions; Acknowledgments; 1 What Is a Web Application?; What's the Difference Between a Web Page and a Web Application?; What Difference Does the Platform Make?; The Tentative Answer; Where Does My Program Fit?; What Is the Nature of the Relationship?
  • What Is the Conversation Like?What Is the Nature of the Interaction?; What Are the Technical Requirements?; How Often Is It Used?; What Is the Expected Response Time (or the Perceived Distance)?; Are These Interactions in Real Time?; How Much Help Will the Users Need?; What Is the Interaction Style?; What Should It Look Like?; Does It Follow Any Standards?; How Intense Is This Interaction?; What Should This Application Look Like?; 2 The Browser Framework; Browser Window: A Conceptual Model; Parts of a Browser Window; Parts of the Content Area; A Note About Navigation; Make Home Easy to Find
  • Put Local Navigation on the LeftPut Site-Wide Navigation on the Top; Repeat Links on the Bottom; Try Putting Advertising Banners in More Than One Spot; Overall Design Issues; Consider User Roles; Size Windows Correctly; Make Pages Printable; Use the Right Colors; Make Sure the Application Can Be Localized; Make Sure Pages Are Accessible; 3 Data Input: Forms; Conceptual Model: Lists versus Objects; Data-Input Forms: The Basics; Use Fields to Collect Free-Form Information; Know the Various Field Types; Standard Field, Defined; General Design Guidelines; Make Entry Areas the Right Size
  • Don't Make Users Format TextProvide Keyboard as Well as Mouse Navigation; Retain Cut, Copy, and Paste; Label Fields Correctly; How to Label Data-Input Forms; How to Label e-Commerce Forms; Accommodate Less Experienced Users; Use Different Labeling Strategies for International Forms; Make Sure Labels Are Correctly Tied to Their Fields; How to Group Fields; Complexity Is Not Necessarily Bad; Offer Automated Entry Fields; How to Show Protected Fields; Required Field, Defined; Use Required Fields Sparingly; How to Indicate a Required Field; Offer Defaults Whenever Possible
  • How Not to Indicate a Required FieldHow to Provide Feedback for Required Fields; Prevent Input Errors with Dropdown Lists; When to Use Dropdown Lists; Check Your Lists for Typos and Other Errors; Put Lists in Order; When to Use Regular Lists Rather Than Dropdown Lists; Prevent Input Errors with Checkboxes; Checkbox Groups: Doing the Numbers; Be Careful How You Toggle; Use Opposites Only; Don't Use Negatives (You'll Create a Double Negative by Mistake); Prevent Input Errors with Radio Buttons; ""I Want Nothing!""; Make Your Checkboxes and Radio Buttons More Accessible
  • When to Use Tabs Instead of Pages
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (689 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611010096
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)226717
  • (OCoLC)701840215
  • (SSID)ssj0000269696
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11214604
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000269696
  • (PQKBWorkID)10247179
  • (PQKB)10411670
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC226717
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000341419

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