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Thursday, May 06, 2004
# 11:50:00 PM:

Building a standards-compliant site inside a small company, part 1: ideas

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Yesterday I wrote about how I came to work for Navarik, a Vancouver company that makes web-based software for companies in maritime shipping, and how that led me to be more interested in standards-based web design. Today I'm going to start explaining how we went about putting together a new website for Navarik. The process shows how a small team can assemble a site that:

  • Follows web standards and uses open-source technologies.
  • Looks good and is pretty easy to navigate.
  • Tells the company's story effectively.
  • Works on a variety of browsers and client platforms.
  • Is easy to change, update, and maintain.

While we had the luxury of a long timeline and no fixed deadline to work on it, the site is still far from perfect... [Read complete article »]


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