Web applications are not only giving the Internet a face-lift, they’re paving the way for new forms of usability-based design. Although designers rely on Web applications to provide a tool or service to people, it’s really the way that you present information that counts. Most people are apt to pass over or become confused by applications that aren’t visually intuitive or appealing.
You can do several things to make an application more visually intuitive, but the one we’ll talk about here is the resizable interface. A resizable interface isn’t necessary for every application, but in the right situation it can help present all of the available information to the user, regardless of the browser dimensions.
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