User Experience Matters

User experience matters.

Nowhere is this clearer than in the case of the accidental missile launch warning that was sent to all of Hawaii.

Here’s a copy of the the actual screen that was used by technicians to send out alerts of various types:

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Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 @ 2:22 pm | Comments (0) | Categories: PHP, Usability, Web Design

Making Zend_Navigation Useful

In the last blog post, we discussed creating Zend_Navigation pages and containers. This is certainly wonderful and exciting, but the reality is that for the most part, Zend_Navigation is a pretty useless component of Zend Framework until you have a way to get the data out of the structure you’ve built. And since navigation is a component of most people’s views, we have a view helper to give us the tools we need.

When inside the view, there is a helper method called navigation() that can be accessed to do pretty much any of the things you need to do with the navigation objects. So let’s get started.

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Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 @ 7:00 am | Comment (4) | Categories: Technology, Web Design, Zend Framework
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The Browser Wars: Not Yet Settled

The browser wars did not end with the fall of Netscape and the triumph of Internet Explorer. Indeed not; there is still a fierce competition out there for the supreme browser on the internet. This post was mostly spurred by a recent post done by Keith Parnell which asserts that 73.04% of all internet traffic is viewed on Internet Explorer. Well, that should settle the debate, right?

Not so fast.
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Monday, December 1st, 2008 @ 8:18 pm | Comments (0) | Categories: Best Practices, Web Design
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