WWW & Web Design Resources

Here you find additional information not presented in the text as it is central to understand these topics to achieve good Web design.

  • The Internet and WWW
  • Contemporary Web and Information Design
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Navigation and Findability (e.g. Wayfinding)
  • User-Centered Design (UCD)

Social Networking

Well of course, this is the present, Facebook, Youtube, etc. etc.  It is all about participation, collaboration and democratization and is built on or requires a Web 2.0 architecture (3-tier). Hopefully the very ideals of this site so please direct me as you see fit (but please do so from an academic perspective).

Research & White Paper Resources 

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Web 2.0 – Democratization of Content and News

The Web 2.0 has empowered everyone with instantaneous publishing power to a world wide audience.  Interestingly the following has been and continues to be taken down by youtube so for posterity it is here:

Is the Internet believable? If one link fails try the other:
http://www.freedomunderground.org/memoryhole/pentagon.php#Main
http://www.freedomunderground.org/memoryhole/pentagonvid.swf

Another 9-11 video provided by a CISS 100 student
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=7866929448192753501&q=loose+change+video&hl=en

Many political questions but from our perspective, what about the production?

Contemporary Web environment and design from Google

Coding Tutorials

http://www.w3schools.com/

http://www.codecademy.com/

Web Resources

The virtual revolution

Digital Rights and SOPA: http://money.cnn.com/2012/01/17/technology/sopa_explained/index.htm

How Google Indexes the Web: http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/topic.py?topic=8843 and Google’s new SE

Information Privacy – Google Fights Subpoena: http://www.informationweek.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=177101999

Comprehensive list of ISPs: http://www.thelist.com

InterNIC-accredited domain name registrars: http://www.internic.net/alpha.html

Which Web Browser And Why? http://www.informationweek.com/news/internet/browsers/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=219400649&cid=nl_IW_daily_html

Language Translation http://babelfish.altavista.com (using Ajax)

User-Centered Design (UCD)

First, a basic tenet – “If the user cannot find the functionality, it doesn’t exist”.  What this means is that wonderful innovative design means nothing if the user cannot navigate the interface.

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Web 2.0 Resources

Well of course, this is the present, Facebook, Youtube, etc. etc.  It is all about participation, collaboration and democratization and this has proven to be a boon for CSM/CRM.  Of course the core of this phenomena is the 3 layer/tier Web Architecture (e.g. AMP stack)

Language Translation http://babelfish.altavista.com (using Ajax)

Web 2.0 – Democratization of Content and News

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Other Research & White Paper Resources

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Web Design 

Note I also recommend you look in “Security & Ethics Resources” for papers/research on Web security and hacking.

Research & White Paper Resources

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