Web Design Tools and Techniques

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Peachpit Press, 2002 - Computers - 436 pages
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Learn essential Web design techniques and technologies! Previous edition was an international bestseller! Discusses the most popular Web tools and how to incorporate them into your own work. Teaches the technical aspects of Web technologies as well as design principles. When it comes to creating Web pages, no single tool is sufficient. Web creators need to master a wide variety of authoring and graphics tools, as well as have a basic working knowledge of HTML. Web Graphics Tools and Techniques, 2nd Edition is your ultimate guide, written by a professional Web designer. Significantly up20010801d since its original 1997 release, this edition adds new Web design techniques and developments, including Macromedia Flash and Adobe InDesign, GoLive, and LiveMotion. The book begins with basic Web concepts, then proceeds into the specifics of formatting graphics, text, and tables with HTML. From there, it moves deeper into graphics techniques, explaining the use of such graphics tools as Photoshop, Painter, Poser, and Director. In addition, it covers additional issues such as tables, frames, clickable image maps, 3-D images, QuickTime VR, Java, and user interaction. This complete four-color book is lavishly illustrated with large pictures, while sidebars offer hints and tips. Peter Kentie writes the monthly "DTP Masterclass" column in Macworld Nederland. His book DTP in de Praktijk is one of the bestselling books on desktop publishing in the Netherlands. He has designed numerous Web sites for corporations including Philips Medical Systems, Simac, and Merck.

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Good web design books cover three things: pure HTML syntax, tips to attract surfers, and design issues. Striking a balance among the three is very difficult; however, renowned Dutch designer Kentie ... Read full review


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Marcel Gagnč is President of Salmar Consulting, a Canadian consulting company specializing in UNIX/Linux systems integration. He previously served as a system administrator for both Dynix and Honeywell, utilizing AIX, HP-UX, BSD, and Windows NT. He has installed and verified firewalls and web servers for many large and small clients. He is a regular contributor to both Linux Journal and Sys Admin

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