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Hypermedia and the Web: An Engineering Approach

  title={Hypermedia and the Web: An Engineering Approach},
  author={David B. Lowe},
  • D. Lowe
  • Published 22 January 1999
  • Computer Science
From the Publisher: Laying the foundation for bold new Web development processes. This landmark book approaches interactive information--particularly hypertext documents--as part of a large structure requiring close management, quantification, and documentation. From analyzing the purpose and process by which a website, CD-ROM, or online archive is created, to the evaluation of the product itself, the authors clearly demonstrate exactly which features are essential to structuring information… 

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