Dreamweaver CS6 is the most capable website design and management program yet, but there's no printed guide to its amazing features. That's where Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual comes in. You'll learn to use every facet of this versatile program, through jargon-free explanations and 13 hands-on more »tutorials. « less
The Context You Need Without the Jargon You Don't
Are you a solo web designer or part of a small team itching to build interesting projects with Drupal? This hands-on book provides the tools and techniques to get you going. Award-winning designer Dani Nordin guides you through site planning, teaches you how to create solid, user-centered design for more » the Drupal framework, and shows you tricks for using real, honest-to-goodness, developer Ninja Magick.
If you're familiar with HTML and CSS, but struggling with Drupal's learning curve, this is the book you've been looking for. « less
Dreamweaver is the tool most widely used for designing and managing professional-looking websites, but it's a complex program. That's where Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual comes in. With its jargon-free explanations, 13 hands-on tutorials, and savvy advice from Dreamweaver expert Dave McFarland, more » you'll master this versatile program with ease. « less
With Pro iOS Web Design and Development, you'll design websites and develop web applications for iPhone and iPad using web standards deployed with Apple's Safari browser.
In addition, you'll learn how to address the specific features made available through Apple's iOS, especially with regard to designing Web-based touch-screen interfaces.
Pro iOS Web Design and Development will help you deliver rich mobile user experiences without compromise by optimizing your sites for WebKit and Safari, the de facto standard for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. « less
A Designer's Guide to Visual Development
How do you transform user interface designs created in Photoshop or Illustrator into interactive web pages? It's easier than you think. This guide shows you how to use Adobe Flash Catalyst to create interactive UIs and website wireframes for Rich Internet Applications - without writing a single line more » of code.
Ideal for web designers, this book introduces Flash Catalyst basics with detailed step-by-step instructions and screenshots that illustrate every part of the process. You'll learn hands-on how to turn your static design or artwork into working user interfaces that can be implemented in Flash Builder or Adobe AIR. « less
Principles and Patterns for Rich Interactions
If you want to learn how to create great user experiences on the Web, this practical book offers more than 75 design patterns for building interfaces that provide rich interaction. Distilled by two longtime professionals after years of experience at Sabre, Yahoo, and Netflix, these design patterns and more » best practices are neatly organized according to six key principles that help you take advantage of current interactive web technologies. « less
A Programmer's Guide to Design Tools and Techniques
Web Design for Developers will show you how to make your web-based application look professionally designed. We'll help you learn how to pick the right colors and fonts, avoid costly interface and accessibility mistakes your application will really come alive. We'll also walk you through some common more » Photoshop and CSS techniques and work through a web site redesign, taking a new design from concept all the way to implementation. « less
Want to know how to make your pages look beautiful, communicate your message effectively, guide visitors through your website with ease, and get everything approved by the accessibility and usability police at the same time? Head First Web Design is your ticket to mastering all of these complex topics, more » and understanding what's really going on in the world of web design.
Whether you're building a personal blog or a corporate website, there's a lot more to web design than div's and CSS selectors, but what do you really need to know? With this book, you'll learn the secrets of designing effective, user-friendly sites, from customer requirements to hand-drawn storyboards all the way to finished HTML and CSS creations that offer an unforgettable online presence. « less
From Advanced Typography to Unicode and Everything in Between
This reference is a fascinating and complete guide to using fonts and typography on the Web and across a variety of operating systems and application software. Fonts & Encodings shows you how to take full advantage of the incredible number of typographic options available, with advanced material that more » covers everything from designing glyphs to developing software that creates and processes fonts. « less
A Beginner's Guide to (X)HTML, StyleSheets, and Web Graphics
Everything you need to know to create professional web sites is right here. Learning Web Design starts from the beginning - defining how the Web and web pages work - and builds from there. By the end of the book, you'll have the skills to create multi-column CSS layouts with optimized graphic files, more » and you'll know how to get your pages up on the Web.
This thoroughly revised edition teaches you how to build web sites according to modern design practices and professional standards. « less