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The Design of Sites

Ever envied those programmers and their big fat reference books, from which they can get instant answers to all their problems. Envy no more. Douglas van Dyne, James Landay, and Jason Hong's book The Design of Sites is the reference guide for interaction designers and the like.

The book captures principles and best practices of web design and distils them into design patterns, saving you from reinventing the wheel every time you encounter a new design problem.

I'm very impressed by this book and I'm sure it will save me a lot of time looking for best solutions. This might turn out to be my number two favourite book about interaction design

Links:

  • The book at amazon.com Open link in new window
  • The book at amazon.co.uk Open link in new window
  • The book's companion website Open link in new window
  • Sample chapters Open link in new window

Henrik Olsen - October 29, 2002

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COMMENTS

Other than sample chapters, the book's web site offers:

:: Events about Customer-Centered Design (CCD) and CCD Patterns

:: Loads of online resources

:: Sign up for CCD Newsletter & Whitepapers

Pieter-Jan Pruuost | October 30, 2002

 

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