Friday, July 25, 2008

Web usability

Jakob Nielsen is considered to be the guru of web usability. His expertise is based on human factors engineering, but he has received criticism from many graphic designers for not succeeding to balance the importance of other user experience considerations such as eye appeal.

In any case I find his knowledge very useful and his findings balance out my design eye.

He has written many interesting articles - one of the most useful is Top Ten Mistakes in Web Design. Notice how ugly the design of the page is...

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