In Issue No. 241 of A List Apart, for people who make websites:
- Never Use a Warning When you Mean Undo
by Aza Raskin
Are our web apps as smart as they should be? By failing to account for habituation (the tendency, when presented with a string of repetitive tasks, to keep clicking OK), do our designs cause people to lose their work? Raskin’s simple, foolproof rule solves the problem.
- Conflicting Absolute Positions
by Rob Swan
Plus, in Editor’s Choice, from 23 November 2001:
- Reading Design
by Dean Allen
With so many specialists working so hard at their craft, why are so many pages so hard to read? Unabashed text enthusiast Dean Allen thinks designers would benefit from approaching their work as being written rather than assembled.
[tags]alistapart, aza raskin, rob swan, dean allen, UIdesign, undo, CSS, absoluteposition, liquid layout[/tags]