Linked by Metin Amiroff on Tue 20th Apr 2004 17:30 UTC
General Development N|vu is a web development application with a WYSIWYG interface that is aimed to be user friendly, easy and powerful, sponsored by Linspire. This review looks at this program in detail and aims to help users to get an idea about it.
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Good article, but..
by Kyle on Tue 20th Apr 2004 18:40 UTC

There are a few problems. Not with the article, but with N|vu that haven't been mentioned.

Here's a couple things of note:
1. It produces okay CSS, but not great CSS. The CSS could be heavily optimized for file size/download times:
margin-left: 0px; margin-top: 0px; can be simplified to be
margin: 0px auto auto 0px;

The same goes for padding, font and other tags.

2. The editor should default and use external CSS. Inline styles, although valid, are not recommended because they mix the presentation and layout. This defeats the purpose of using CSS.

The author did a great job pointing out the flaws of N|vu. It really needs to have additional DOCTYPE options (XHTML 1.0, 1.1 Strict and Transitional). HTML 1.0 - 4.0 are depreciated and shouldn't be used anymore.

If you are interested in web development (especially adhereing to standards), here's a few links:
http://www.cssvault.com/
http://www.csszengarden.com/ (check out Wiggles the Wonderworm design compared to the others.. its only CSS changes)
http://www.webstandardsawards.com/
http://www.w3.org/
http://www.sitepoint.com/
http://www.sitepoint.com/article/sell-web-accessibility?&ct=1
http://www.maccaws.org/kit/way-forward/