Paul Kahn , Dynamic Diagrams, USA
Session: Mapping Web Sites
Today's web site is a combination of a publication, a software application, and navigation system. Building such a complex product requires both verbal and visual analysis. Planning diagrams are an essential tool in the analysis process, helping a team understand the content and relationships that the design of a web site must represent.
Even with the best design, a web site is largely invisible and often difficult to grasp. As the web has grown as a publishing media, designers have struggled to find the equivalent of an index or table of contents for a web site. A web site is not a book, a magazine, a virtual city or a file system. We will explore the kinds of diagram that can visually represent a web site.
This seminar covers:
The seminar includes demonstrations and comparison of the latest software tools and techniques for web developers, web masters and visitors to visualize web sites.