Head First Web Design
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, 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.
The revised two-color edition of this book includes a free online version of the chapter on web color. You can easily access this chapter at Oreilly.com once you register your book.
Your time is way too valuable to waste struggling with new concepts. Using the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory to craft a multi-sensory learning experience, Head First Web Design uses a visually rich format specifically designed to take advantage of the way your brain really works.
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Good overall design advice!User Review - rsunset - Overstock.com
I bought because I wanted to know from the readability aesthetic and organizational aspect and the book does do this. It is not an html book. It gives good examples and methods for the basic construction. Read full review
Great resource for beginners, but not for a compleUser Review - sattar - Borders
Pros: Easy read. Helpful methodologies. Good references. I have to admit that I found the format of this book interesting. The writers' tried to inject a lot of character, color and some ... Read full review
1 building beautiful web pages Beauty is in the eye of your user
2 preproduction Paper covers rock
3 organizing your site So you take a left at the green water tower
4 layout and design Follow the Golden Rule
5 designing with color Moving Beyond Monochrome
6 smart navigation In 2 seconds click Ho me
7 writing for the web Yes you scan