Daily Archives December 6, 2005

Web Site Design HTTP Primer, Website Design

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HTTP is the language web clients (a browser) and web servers use to communicate with each other. When computers communicate with each other they use a protocol, an agreed language or medium of communication. HTTP, Hypertext Transfer Protocol is the foundation protocol of the world-wide web (WWW) and is used specifically for applications which involve hypertext.

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History of Worldwide Web Design and Development

There have always been things which people are good at, and things computers have been good at, and little overlap between the two. I was brought up to understand this distinction in the 50s and 60s and intuition and understanding were human characteristics, and that computers worked mechanically in tables and hierarchies.
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Web Site Design, Website Style Guide

In the long run men hit only what they aim at. — Henry David Thoreau

THE FIRST STEP in website design is to define your goals. Without a clearly stated mission and objectives the project will drift, bog down, or continue past an appropriate endpoint. Careful planning and a clear purpose are the keys to success in website design, particularly when you are working as part of a development team.

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