Learning Web Design

Jennifer Niederst Robbins began designing for the Web in 1993 as the graphic designer for Global Network Navigator (GNN), O'Reilly's first commercial website. Since 1995, she has been publishing books on web design, including Learning Web Design, Web Design in a Nutshell, and HTML5 Pocket Reference. Jennifer has given numerous presentations and taught beginning web design at the Massachusetts College of Art and Johnson & Wales University. She now works at O'Reilly Media, where she applies her web technology knowledge to the design and development of mobile apps and other digital products.

Do you want to create websites but have no prior experience? This helpful guide is a great place to start. You'll start at the beginning, learning how the Web and web pages work, and then gradually progress from there. By the end of Learning Web Design, you'll be able to build a basic site with multi-column pages that adapt to mobile devices.

Learn how to use the most recent techniques, best practices, and web standards, such as HTML5 and CSS3. Each chapter includes exercises to help you learn different techniques, as well as short quizzes to ensure you understand key concepts.

This thoroughly revised edition is ideal for students and professionals of all backgrounds and skill levels, whether starting from scratch or brushing up on existing knowledge.

  • Create HTML pages by combining text, links, images, tables, and forms.
  • CSS is used for colors, backgrounds, text formatting, page layout, and even simple animation effects.
  • Learn about the new HTML5 elements, APIs, and CSS3 properties that are altering the capabilities of web pages.
  • Create a responsive web design to make your pages look good on mobile devices.
  • Learn how JavaScript works and why it's so important in web design.
  • Create and optimize web graphics to ensure that they load as quickly as possible.

Author: Jennifer N. Robbins

Link to buy: https://www.amazon.com/Learning-Web-Design-Beginners-JavaScript/dp/1491960205/

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