Better Navigation

I was pretty happy with the threading navigation I had introduced…



Just to double check, I asked my buddy David Platt, author of the absolutely essential Why Software Sucks, to take a look. He was quite gentle in ripping my guts out.

He pointed out that the juxtaposition of the word More with a left pointing arrow is so jarring it just forces you to stop and think (Don’t Make Me Think!"). He also noted that putting one link at the top of the article, and the other at the bottom was odd (not clear you want a link to another article before you start reading) fights the standard used throughout the industry. 


Once he pointed it out, it was painfully obvious… as was the fix.



Navigation all at the bottom, and no ambiguity. Much nicer.  Thank you David. I owe you yet another one.

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About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty is a Senior Consultant with Wintellect, with three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects. He is the author of 2 dozen books and multiple Pluralsight & LinkedIn Learning courses, and has been a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer and a Xamarin MVP and a Microsoft MVP.
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