Podcast 56: To implement or not?

Paul Boag

We look at how to decide what techniques and technologies to implement on your site and what should motivate your decision making process.

Despite the obscure title, this week’s show is very relevant to everybody involved in web design. We look at how to decide what techniques and technologies to implement on your site and what should motivate your decision making process.

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Web design has become incredibly complicated over the last few years. From accessibility to standards and AJAX to Microformats, there are a plethora of techniques and technologies vying for our attention.

With so many things to consider when developing a website how do you decide what to include and what to leave out. Each of us needs to decide where to draw the line in areas like accessibility, usability and standards.

I have written a lot around this subject because it is something that I am particularly passionate about . This week’s show is largely based around these posts so you might want to check them out.

The business of web design

Return on Investment

Success criteria

It is also a subject I will be exploring further at the upcoming Refresh 06 and Web 2 live conferences.

Also in the show…

Also in this week’s show we discuss whether you should give clients the right to reuse your code and whether blogs should have comments enabled or not.

We also cover the swift adoption of IE7, the new Google site search tool and a fascinating article introducing geeks to the world of marketing.

Finally, we encourage everybody to plant a pin in our boagworld map, which shows the location of all our listeners worldwide.

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