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Tool helps standardize Web design

LBMS has a new tool that allows intranet standards to design Web pages.

LBMS has introduced a tool that lets intranet application developers establish internal standards for Web page design in order to produce consistent and easy to use applications.

The tool, Client/Server Guidelines Web Design, lets developers compile rules and techniques for building Web applications so that a company's intranet applications retain a consistent look and feel.

Analysts said the tool should help corporations move existing commercial-grade client-server applications running on Windows and Unix systems to the Web while retaining the logical layout of the original applications.

The tool maintains a database of design examples, reasons for design criteria, and possible exceptions to established rules. Developers can refer to the rules when designing intranet Web pages.

Client/Server Guidelines Web Design ships next week, priced at $95.

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