RE: Evaluation Process - HATs

Subject: RE: Evaluation Process - HATs
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 13:30:46 -0400

The DotNetNuke and ArcWeb Help screen have graphics and/or tables that
force horizontal scrolling. Unlike.

(Yes, I'm picking nits three weeks after the fact. There's probably a
Circle for that.)

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Hamilton
Sent: Friday, July 22, 2011 2:15 PM
To: Matt Moore; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Evaluation Process - HATs

*** Vendor Post ***

Normally I sit in silence on tool discussions (as vendors should), but
since specific examples were asked for I thought I would chime in.

There is a showcase of Flare customer examples here:

Some of those are using the stock templates and others have been
customized to varying degrees. Two of my favorites are the DotNetNuke
manual and the Bomgar example. The reason I like these two is that they
have gone beyond the basic publish tri-pane/link to tri-pane model.

The DotNetNuke example is using the tri-pane, but they have hosted it in
a frame of their own. It can be seen here:

The Bomgar site, on the other hand, has discarded all of the traditional
tri-pane embellishments and have created their own navigation. The
example is here, and yes, this is all Flare created. If in doubt just do
a view source:

A good example of keeping the tri-pane, but updating the look and feel
would be the ArcWeb example. They went beyond just changing the colors
and even changed most of the small icons:

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