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March 20, 2012 at 6:33 pm #37264
I hope this is the correct place to post this. I watch the CSS-Tricks tutorials quite a bit and I’m majoring in Web Development. I’m taking a research class and I have to do some research related to my field as my final project. I’m drawing a blank. I was wondering if anyone here has any interesting ideas. It’s not expected to be really complicated research, just something to provide an exercise in research, like a survey or doing interviews and examining the results.
I was thinking maybe some sort of research in usability, which layouts people prefer, but I haven’t quite gotten to how I could execute that without it taking tons of time.
Maybe as another idea I was thinking if developers prefer to even consider IE6 anymore..? I think that’s been talked about quite a bit already though.
Any ideas? I’d appreciate the help. I have researchers block or something.March 20, 2012 at 6:45 pm #99588
Thanks I appreciate you removing the duplicate. My computer froze on me. Research about research. That might be interesting.March 20, 2012 at 6:52 pm #99592SpringMountainParticipantMarch 20, 2012 at 6:54 pm #99594
Ohh good idea with the heat maps. I could do a free trial at clickdensity maybe. Thanks so much. This is all helping. I didn’t know Microsoft gave up on IE6 too.March 23, 2012 at 4:46 pm #99804
I just realized I can’t do research on the eye tracking because I need a special camera. I take my classes online so I can’t do that. Hmm..March 23, 2012 at 11:53 pm #99824JohnnybMember
I think it’d make an interesting research project to see how many developers truly strive to make the websites they build accessible. I’ve been designing websites for a good few years now and always claimed they were accessible, but I recently started a new job at an online university and after using screen-readers and other accessibility tools first-hand it’s made me realize how inaccessible other sites I’ve made are.
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