Thinking to build a website for open access E-Journals? With this book you’ll learn how to design and develop a website with searchable single platform. The methodology adopted is System Analysis and Design (SAD) with web design and scripting. It helps you to put down the basics, design methods, testing, and much more. This book includes System Analysis, Software Development Life Cycle and Designing Open Access E-Journals Website in Computer Science.
"Fundamentals of Web Engineering" book includes six chapters that deals with important web issues: First issue, explain the principles of website engineering that are used for developing the website, web crisis and website engineering, process models, website life cycle, and web promotion. Second issue, explains the proposed standard specification for website design, and how develops website under these specifications. Third issue, improve and extend website services and facilities to be more useful for visitors, developers and supervisors. fourth issue, testing the additional website services to assure that the services are execute on any exceptional environment and on any engine, because there are no website works correctly at the first time. This book provides good fundamentals of how use an engineering approach to develop web services, contents & environment under standards specification of web design.
It is not easy to make a decision between aesthetics and usability aspects: which one needs to be given more consideration? Usability and aesthetics, two primary factors in designing e-commerce websites, have been a subject of debate between usability specialists and graphic designers. The first group believe that usability is the key for a successful e-commerce website while graphic designers consider that aesthetic design of the website is the main factor that affects customer behaviour in purchasing online. However, in setting priority in website designing, designers should reflect on customers’ perception towards the website. In this book one travel website is selected as a case study to evaluate with the aim of providing designer with useful information to enhance website designing, specifically travel websites.
Finding information online may take very long time due to number of designing issues in these websites. Number of these issues have been discussed in the book and have been solved by providing designers with a model called the GOALAPE Model. This model consists of seven steps starting from gathering data until adding-on e-help avatar to the website, and it can be applied on any website to make it comprehensible. Simple website has been built to introduce users to the Microsoft Windows Services as an example of the existing websites with bad designs. Then, the GOALAPE Model has been applied on this website to get a better design. At the end, a survey has been conducted on a group of college students to measure their understanding of the original tool developed by Microsoft and the new website.
Today, web is not only an information resource but also it is becoming an automated tool in various applications. Due to the increasing popularity of WWW, one can be very cautious in designing the website. Poor and careless web design leads to hardship to public utility and does not serve the purpose. If the website is not designed properly, the user may face many difficulties in using the website. Despite of many recommendations, ideas and guidelines, designing a quality website is still a burning problem. The quality assurance techniques for web applications generally focus on the prevention of web failure or the reduction of chances for such failures. Due to the unceasing growth of web sites and applications, developers and evaluators have interesting challenges not only from the development but also from the quality assurance point of view.
There are some website still applying the traditional design and the design is not fully respond to the different devices. In that case, responsive web design will give a website a greater look, consistent and tailored according to the different devices while browsing without the need to zoom in and all pages suited the screen size. Towards this, the usability assessment is not being used in responsive web design. Thus, five most commonly principles for usability on responsive web design had been identified in the assessment rubric based on analysis of six different e-commerce websites.
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