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Web Design DeMYSTiFieD

Web Design DeMYSTiFieD

A guide to Web design. It covers the key concepts and technologies needed to master Web design fundamentals and become proficient in site design and implementation. It provides a basic understanding of HTML, XHTML, and CSS, which is the foundation for Web design. It explains the ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780071748018
Barcode 9780071748018
Published 4 November 2010 by McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Willard, Wendy
Series Consumer Application & Hardware - OMG
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ISBN-13 9780071748018
ISBN-10 0071748016
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Imprint McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication Date 4 November 2010
International Publication Date 25 November 2010
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Willard, Wendy
Series Consumer Application & Hardware - OMG
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Educational Resources & Technology
Web Design
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 185mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 395g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Web sites - Design, Web site development
NBS Text Computing: Textbooks & Study Guides
ONIX Text College/higher education;Primary & secondary/elementary & high school
Dewey Code 006.7
Catalogue Code 157501

Description of this Book

Hard stuff made easy! This is your practical, self-paced guide to Web design. Web Design Demystified covers all of the key concepts and technologies needed to master Web design fundamentals and become proficient in site design and implementation. Learn about the most common tools and best practices, as well as essential design features users expect. The book provides a basic understanding of HTML, XHTML, and CSS, which is the foundation for all Web design. This hands-on tutorial explains the basics of JavaScript, PHP, RSS and other necessary features for today's websites. Testing and verification, search engine optimization, FTP and other essentials of going live are also covered. Each chapter features hands-on exercise and a self-test to verify understanding. A comprehensive final exam covers all the core concepts presented in the book. Web Design Demystified shows how to use the essential technologies for current Web design, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and more. It provides a complete standalone tutorial in Web design for which no prior experience is required. It outlines the key topics covered in Web design classes. It includes end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses. It offers step-by-step coverage including: Getting Started; Designing for Screens; Building the Pages; All About HTML; All About CSS; Integrating HTML and CSS for Layout; Beyond HTML & CSS; Using Templates; Going Live; and, Email Design.

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Author's Bio

Wendy Willard is founder and owner of WILLARDESIGNS, a firm specializing in cutting edge Web-based design and development for businesses of all sizes and varieties, and in education and consulting about web-related concepts. She holds a degree in Illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Wendy teaches and lectures on Web design and development throughout the U.S. and Europe.

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