Principles of Web Design: The Web Technologies Series

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Cengage Learning, Feb 9, 2011 - Computers - 616 pages
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Joel Sklar has written the definitive text for Web site design, PRINCIPLES OF WEB DESIGN, Fifth Edition guiding your students through the entire Web site creation process, while developing and enhancing your HTML, CSS, and visual design skills along the way. Now updated to include the latest Web design technologies and trends, this Fifth Edition features all-new sections on HTML5, CSS3, CSS page layouts, and enhanced navigation as well as technical updates and new screen shots throughout. Beginning with the Web design environment and the principles of sound Web design, your students will continue to planning site layout and navigation, and progress to Web typography, colors and images, working with CSS, and more. Armed with a priceless understanding and plenty of hands-on activities, students will gain a solid foundation of designing successful, standards-based Web sites that are portable across different operating systems, browsers, and Web devices. Companion site available at no additional cost
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One of the good Web Design Books for learning principles of web design. You can check out the sample though but we Web Designer Pad [] would like recommend this book.


HTML and the Modern Web
Web Site Design Principles
Site Planning
Cascading Style Sheets
Web Typography
Box Properties
Page Layouts
Graphics and Color
Data Tables
Web Forms
Web Page Design Studio
HTML5 Reference
CSS Reference
CSS Media Queries
Print Style Sheets

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Joel Sklar is an instructional designer and technical trainer specializing in HTML, XML, and Web technologies. He has taught markup languages and Web design to thousands of technical professionals in the New England area. Joel's consulting business offers a range of technical and design classes as well as customized courseware and e-learning development. Known for his lively hands-on demonstrations, Joel has presented at Web and technical conferences throughout the United States.

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