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5.0 out of 5 stars What the WWW needed was a stylebook - Nielsen delivers
This book is primarily a stylebook. The web is often mistaken for an electronic book and this is probably one of the reasons it has taken a while to find a guide aimed at web usability. Jakob Nielsen does a great job in creating a style manual for a medium, which has different aims and limitations from printed material. What made Tim Berners-Lee¡s innovation...
Published on Jan. 12 2004 by Marcus Abundus

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3.0 out of 5 stars Lesson Learned; Lesson Forgotten
This book did not resonate with me. Perhaps it is because I recently completed reading a great book on web design, "The Design of Sites."
It is not that the book is without merit. There are nuggets of wisdom buried in every chapter. Jakob Nielsen is an acknowledged web design expert. This book summarizes much of his thinking. Simplicity and usability should rule...
Published on Sept. 24 2003 by Craig L. Howe


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1.0 out of 5 stars Web Usability to the EXTREME!, Aug. 11 2002
This review is from: Designing Web Usability (Paperback)
I just can't believe this guy is preaching web usability when his OWN web site ( useit.com ) is just a big long scrolling page of text and hyperlinks, with no navigation of any kind.
Jakob Nielsen's idea of web design is similar to George Orwell's idea of 1984. Jakob would have us convert our HTML pages to a kind of "HTMLspeak," where our creative design is consolidated to just one long scrolling page of text to appeal to a sort of technologically inept society.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Designing Web Visibility, Feb. 7 2000
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A model of clarity. The best of its type
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