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Wed

4

DEC

2002

Usability, Keeping it Simple, and VisiBone’s new JavaScript Products

Digital Web continues its theme on usability with Peter-Paul Koch’s new article, Simplicity vs. Innovation. As usual, PPK writes in easy-to-understand language, this time about how to find a balance between new ideas and innovations and a simple-to-understand approach for users.

Also new this week is an insightful review by Jesse Nieminen of VisiBone’s latest products to help designers and developers, JavaScript Cards and JavaScript Foldouts. I’ve written here several times about VisiBone’s terrific HTML and color products, and the new JavaScript cards and Foldouts were designed and created with plenty of detail and TLC by Bob Stein, owner of VisiBone. In addition to Digital Web’s review, you can check out more details at VisiBone’s site.

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Categories: CSS, Design, Development, Usability

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