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:

Another 9-11 video provided by a CISS 100 student

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

Contemporary Web environment and design from Google

Coding Tutorials



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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