The Boagworld UX Show
Summary: This podcast covers all things relating to web design. Whether you are a website owner, designer or developer hopefully this show has something for everybody. Each episode includes news, review and hints and tips.
In this weeks show we get "down and dirty" with web accessibility, including a step-by-step tutorial into the WAI guidelines. WARNING: Spot the deliberate mistake!
How do you make sure your site is accessible while avoiding "design compromises" and ensuring a healthy return on investment? This episode of boagworld.com focuses on applying accessibility theory to real world scenarios.
What are the technical considerations you need to take into account before building your new website? Understanding things like the technical constraints faced by your users or inherent in your hosting environment, helps to define the functionality of your site.
This weeks podcast comes from a geek dinner at which Paul was the speaker. Paul covers the subject of learning together as web designers as well as answering questions on web standards, podcasting and web 2.0.
With almost all clients wanting to have at least some control over their websites, the choice of content management system has become a key component in a successful website project plan.
This week on Boagworld.com Paul and Marcus discuss the need to define clearly the scope of your web project before rushing into the build. They also review some great sites about website layout and gratuitously promote Practical web design magazine.
Whatever your website is about, it has to sell something. From selling an idea to a product or service, every site has its place in the sales process. This podcast looks at what that process is and how your website plays its part.
Are you getting the most from your web stats? Are they helping you identify areas on your site that require improvement? Marcus and Paul look at how web stats can keep you informed about how users interact with your site.
How will you judge if your new site is more successful than your old one? What do you want your site to achieve and how are you going to evaluate its success? This week Paul and Marcus discuss " success criteria " . What are they and how do you decide upon them?
In the second of their ongoing series on building and running a website, Paul and Marcus discuss the need to have a clear understanding of who your users are and how to go about finding out.
Well, Christmas is over and our new year ' s resolutions are long since broken. However, it is not all doom and gloom. The Boagworld podcast is back and this week Paul and Marcus are discussing the thorny subject of when to redesign your site.
This special edition of Boagworld.com is probably the most pointless podcast ever released but at least you get to find out what the worst Christmas site ever is!
However you are involved with web design, whether it is as a site owner, a developer or a content provider, sooner or later you will have to make some form of design decision. This podcast explains the basics of good design and provides some simple techniques to improve the design of your site while ensure you do not undermine the work done by your web designer.
Project management lies at the heart of a successful web project. This week Paul and Marcus discuss project management and look at was to ensure your web projects run smoother.
Over the past few weeks, I have written a lot about Web 2.0 on Boagworld.com However, most of what I have written consists of questions rather than answers. In this episode of the Boagworld podcast, Marcus Lillington and I try to take the characteristics of web 2.0 and apply them to real world websites.