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Style Guides

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Style Guides

Guide to good practices for WWW authors
Description: This guide tells you how to promote quality, effectiveness, and viability of web-based services on the Internet. It has a guide covering site design from beginning to end.
Source: MMI [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:10:29
The Sevloid Guide to Web Design
Description: A collection of over 100 tips and techniques on every aspect of web design including navigation, content, graphics, and more.
Source: John Cook [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:11:03
NCSA TRG Review of Web Style Guides
Description: A collection of tips and guidelines collected from several different internet sources. A good review of general concepts of good web style.
Source: The National Center for Supercomputing Applications [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:20:05
Hints for Web Authors
Description: An excellent essay on some of the fundamental principles of effective HTML design. This is highly recommended reading for HTML authors of all levels of expertise -- it covers important concepts that must be understood before one ca n progress as an HTML author.
Source: David Warren Steel [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:20:35
Systems Magic HTML Style Guide
Description: Another excellent discussion of many of the important considerations involved in creating effective Web pages.
Source: Systems Magic Ltd. [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:21:20
Guide to Web Style
Description: Sun Microsystems' comprehensive style guide, with emphasis on human factors and organization issues.
Source: Rick Levine, Sun Microsystems Inc. [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:21:50
What Makes a Great Web Site?
Description: A few good pointers on how to improve your web site and make it look and work good in almost all browsers.
Source: Andrew B. King [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:22:18
Composing Good HTML
Description: Eric Tilton's excellent style guide -- one of the best on the Web. A complete guide to organizing your pages for maximum functionality and readablility.
Source: Eric Tilton [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:22:50
Style Guide for Online Hypertext
Description: Tim Berners-Lee's ideas on effective hypertext design. This document is a couple years old and has not been updated to discuss any recent developments in HTML.
Source: Time Berners-Lee [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:23:24
HTML Bad Style Page
Description: A good list of things not to do with HTML. It comes complete with examples.
Source: Tony Sanders [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:23:58
Yale C/AIM Web Style Guide
Description: A very well done manual, except that it apparently (*cough* *cough*)requires JavaScript. This 2nd edition has been revised and updated to hopefully correct some of the flawed HTML advice.
Source: Patrick J. Lynch, Yale C/AIM [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:24:24
Art and the Zen of Web Sites
Description: A collection of quite a few useful tips and pointers on how to create a well made web site. This is a great site and has been updated recently.
Source: Tony Karp, TLC Systems Corp. [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:24:48
Net Tips for Writers and Designers
Description: David Siegel's ideas on how to improve your web site and make your HTML pages look great.
Source: David Siegel [(error)]
Last checked: 4/2/1999 16:25:47

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