Things I’ve learned so far about Blackboard:
- It uses frames. 1996 called…
- Everything takes two more clicks than it should. It’s like the UX revolution never happened.
- Instead of giving the user control over content presentation, you can use fragile hacks (called Tweaks) to set up things like styled tables (!) and image maps (1996 called again…)
- If you try to be a smarty-pants and put more HTML into something than Blackboard likes, you’re in danger of having the universe implode.