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WebReference Update: November 21, 2002
This week in the we highlight some new and upcoming books for developers. Highlights include User Experience, a new Bible, and Webmaster in a Nutshell. In site news we've got a new forum for you, with a completely revamped interface and new software.
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|1. NEW BOOKS:||Designing CSS Web Pages|
The Elements of User Experience
Photoshop 7 Bible
Webmaster in a Nutshell, 3d ed.
Apache: The Definitive Guide, 3d ed.
Designing CSS Web Pages
by Christopher Schmitt (September 20, 2002)
New Riders, $29.99
A clearly written book on using CSS to clean up your site.
The Elements of User Experience: User-Centered Design for the Web
by Jesse James Garrett (October 11, 2002)
New Riders, $29.99
This book covers the "why" of what we develop for the Web as opposed to the "how."
Photoshop 7 Bible, Professional Edition
by Deke McClelland (November 1, 2002)
John Wiley, $39.99
You can't go wrong with Deke.
Webmaster in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition
by Stephen Spainhour (December 1, 2002)
The third edition of this distillation of webmaster how-to.
Apache: The Definitive Guide, 3rd Edition
By Ben Laurie, Peter Laurie (December 2002)
|3. OTHER VOICES:||Web metrics that matter|
Raising the Bar on RSS Feed Quality
In today's economy convention metrics like hits and page views are not enough. This article outlines some more effective web metrics to measure your site's success.
Computerworld.com, Nov. 15, 2002
Timothy Appnel offers some tips on sprucing up your feed.
Timothy Appnel, Nov. 19, 2002
|4. NET NEWS:||Copyright law gets a second look|
Millions vulnerable to Microsoft Web flaw
"On Tuesday, the U.S. Copyright Office began accepting comments from the public on the law's 'anticircumvention' section, which limits people's ability to bypass copy-protection mechanisms."
News.com, Nov. 20, 2002
"A software bug in a common component of Microsoft Web servers and Internet Explorer could leave millions of servers and home PCs open to attack, security researchers said Wednesday."
Newsfactor.com/News.com, Nov. 20/21, 2002
That's it for this Thursday, see you next time.
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Created: November 21, 2002
Revised: November 21, 2002