Robert Denton

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Archive for April, 2004

kevin recommends…

Friday, April 16th, 2004

Virtual Byron Love the masthead — what a great way to give you context and sense of place.

Photos — db and presentations

Friday, April 16th, 2004

There is a need across campus to present galleries of photos which draw upon databases of photos. Several tools present photos and allow you to maintain a desktop catalog — iView is probably the strongest of the smaller applications. Others have template restrictions or don’t allow for the robust catalog management. How do you implement […]

About bread crumbs

Friday, April 16th, 2004

Summary: Recent studies have shown that while the use of breadcrumb trails to navigate a website can be helpful, few users choose to utilize this method of navigation. This study investigates the effects of “mere exposure” and training on breadcrumb usage. Findings indicate that brief training on the benefits of breadcrumb usage resulted in more […]

Fulfilling the visitor's goal

Friday, April 16th, 2004

Good Experience – The Page Paradigm Like another thought about bread crumbs wherein it is posited that people who use them tend to be the regular users of the site and not the visitors who are there just looking for something. Another thing I noticed and emphasized in a page design (currently re-worked by someone […]

Grid presentations — feed rooms

Friday, April 16th, 2004

AT&T Feed Room — Love the enormous grid and columns representing a topic area. This is sort of gutsy but maybe a feed room is meant to be just this straight forward. It works. But gosh RealPlayer is a stinky thing. Rueturs has the same layout. And their site works with Safari better.

Canned school web sites?

Friday, April 16th, 2004

This place has a lot of schools under their belt. I like the graphic design overall with reservations about details. Maybe more later — this is mostly a link spam. SilverPoint, Web Solutions for Schools Macintosh Stories

Wednesday, April 14th, 2004 Macintosh Stories

Rolex Awards for Enterprise

Monday, April 5th, 2004

Rolex Awards for Enterprise An amazing

quote – Eisenhower

Monday, April 5th, 2004

President Dwight Eisenhower said: If a problem can’t be solved as it is, enlarge it.

Saturday, April 3rd, 2004