you're at this stage of the game in your project, it's time to make sure that the site you've
designed so carefully actually works - and that means you should try to break it.
As you may discover, what you see with your browser is not necessarily what another will
see with hers. Standards in the world of web design are a moving target, and what
works well for one platform may be a disaster in another. So it's crucial that the design
firm have expertise in making your design work seamlessly for users of IE, Netscape and
AOL - on Macintosh and Windows platforms - and in a variety of resolutions and screen
the event that it doesn't for some reason, that there is some alternative method of
navigation for the 'No-JS' user, as well.
Test every form, every script, every database interface - enlist everyone you know to
test, test and test it again in your staging environment, well before you decide to
move to production. Don't cut the testing stage short - good time spent here will pay dividends at