Appendix A. References
These are the online pattern libraries or collections that served as references for this book. Some well-known patterns appear to be duplicated in several libraries, but each author writes and illustrates them differently. You may find insight into some of this book’s patterns by reading their counterparts in these collections.
The Yahoo! Design Pattern Library: http://developer.yahoo.com/ypatterns/
User Interface Design Patterns: http://ui-patterns.com
Martijn van Welie’s Patterns in Interaction Design: http://welie.com/patterns
The Design of Sites book site: http://www.designofsites.com/design-patterns/
Designing Web Interfaces book site: http://designingwebinterfaces.com/explore
Designing Social Interfaces book site: http://www.designingsocialinterfaces.com/patterns/Main_Page
Interface Design Patterns (emphasis on infographics): http://patternbrowser.org
Endeca User Interface Design Pattern Library (emphasis on search): http://patterns.endeca.com
Peter Morville’s search and search-related patterns: http://www.flickr.com/photos/morville/collections/72157603785835882/
Usability.gov provides a uniquely evidence-based library of interface design guidelines and recommendations. While not a pattern library as such, it is a valuable reference: http://usability.gov/guidelines/index.html
The following websites are not pattern collections, but they do contain ...