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Internet & Web Development : Standards and guidelines



Corporate Web Standards
Scott Gledhill
Articles and White Papers
Freelancers and hot-shot web agencies are only one side of the web development party. Behind the scenes of every company website, you’re likely to find a frustrated in-house developer or two, wondering why exactly they bought all those shiny books when web standards seems to be a bad word in the weekly marketing meeting. If this sounds very much like your daily grind, new author Scott Gledhill has some advice on how to approach introducing standards in a corporate world.

W3C Rolls Out New Mobile Web Guidelines
Barry Levine
Articles and White Papers
Surfing the Web on a mobile device, often a frustrating experience, might become a little easier thanks to a new set of standards approved by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

Can we prevent Web 2.0 from being a bubble?
Chris Shipley
Articles and White Papers
Last week I heard from a number of readers who are more than a little suspicious that "Web 2.0" is spelled b-u-b-b-l-e, and who want none of it.

When standards don't apply
David Becker
Articles and White Papers
The drawbacks of working with standards bodies have led some software companies to skip the process.

Ten questions for Eric Meyer
Web Standards Group
Quotes, Interviews and Expert Advice
Eric Meyer is an internationally renouned expert on the subjects of HTML, CSS, and Web standards.

W3C Link Checker
World Wide Web Consortium
Downloadable File
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced that it is making the W3C Link Checker available as a stand-alone service for the first time.

Web Standards for Business
François Nonnenmacher
Articles and White Papers
This is a translation of the article Les standards web pour l’entreprise (French) by François Nonnenmacher that was published on OpenWeb in November 2003.

W3C Investigation Begins on HTML Standard
Matt Hicks
Articles and White Papers
The ramifications of the recent Web browser patent verdict against Microsoft Corp. could strike at the heart of the Web's common language—HTML.

An interview with Mark Newhouse
Craig Saila
Quotes, Interviews and Expert Advice
Mark Newhouse is the Web Designer for the National Optical Astronomy Observatory where he is fully aware of the unrealized potential of CSS. He enjoys the challenge of creating sites that use standards, look good, and work across browsers and platforms. Including Netscape 4 on Unix.

Drop-Down Menus: Use Sparingly
useit.com: Jakob Nielsen’s Website
Articles and White Papers
Drop-down menus are often more trouble than they are worth and can be confusing because Web designers use them for several different purposes. Also, scrolling menus reduce usability when they prevent users from seeing all their options in a single glance.
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