usability
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Designing for Superb Web Usability

A key factor in a well designed site is a characteristic called usability. Usability simply stated is how usable a site is. It may be attractive yet difficult to navigate. The content may be invaluable but the appearance dull or harsh on the eyes. All of the components of sound web design impact on the […]

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2020
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Informatics Trends to watch in 2020

Technology and informatics-related processes and activities continue to evolve with each passing year. As we finish 2019 and move into 2020, a few trends in this evolution come to mind – ones that could serve healthcare and nursing well. Here are my predicted top trends for 2020. Speech Recognition Software Several experts including Dr. Eric […]

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Informatics in the time of COVID-19
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Informatics in the time of COVID-19

2020 has proven to be an unprecedented year in modern history, and it has barely begun! The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused major impacts on global society, including huge challenges for health care. No one on this planet is immune to these sweeping changes, as many join in the efforts to contain this […]

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Pinterest
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Pinterest – A Positively Perfect Web Curation Tool!

Although there are a multitude of social media software available, Pinterest has been slowly climbing to the top of the heap since late 2009 when first launched by founders Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp. With 200 million users, Pinterest ranks 19th for sheer popularity, but achieves eighth place worldwide for general purpose social networks […]

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Adobe Spark
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Adobe Spark for User-Friendly Web Creations

Adobe software has been an industry leader in the creative and publishing fields for years. Due to the quality and high standing, access to their software is considered quite expensive and beyond the range of many users, especially when used for education or personal purposes. Creative and professional designers do invest in the Creative Suite […]

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Designing High Quality Health Sites

Introduction As a health professional devoted to nursing informatics, I have spent years designing and teaching others how to design high quality, ethical, appealing and user-friendly health related web sites. To break into this niche, there are a few considerations to incorporate into your marketing approach. Ensure Ethics and Usability It’s a given fact. More […]

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Planning Your First Web Site: Sitemap

Planning your first web site can seem like a daunting task, and in a way, it is. Careful and practical planning can make the job much easier – not to mention, more fun to boot! It is very helpful to write down a schematic plan before you even think about learning to code, or to […]

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Planning Your First Web Site: Structure

Planning your first web site can seem like a daunting task, and in a way, it is. Careful and practical planning can make the job much easier – not to mention, more fun to boot! The second step in your design plan should be deciding your site structure. In the first series article, you were […]

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Planning Your First Web Site: Genre

Planning your first web site can seem like a daunting task, and in a way, it is. Careful and practical planning can make the job much easier – not to mention, more fun to boot! In the first step (Part I of this series) , you were advised to list the contents of your sitemap. […]

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Planning Your First Web Site: Colors

An important part of designing your first web site is choosing your colour palette. Color is a big part of any website´s overall message, image, and “feel”. Your palette should match the mood.Color is a big part of any website´s overall message, image, and “feel”. Color is one of the first things to hit people […]

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