The Design of Sites is an outstanding reference on a number of levels. The individual patterns each offer great practical advice, although the most powerful aspect of this work is the development of inter-connected web design patterns.
The development of pattens, based upom the seminal work of architect Christopher Alexander, are a series of "best practice" web design patterns that are cross referenced to create a very powerful and usable book. As a particular pattern, or problem, is defined and resolved the useful relationships to other patterns are noted. For example, as the reader works through "Sign-in/New Account" related patterns including "Process… Read more