Easy Web Design

Easy Web Design

by Mary Millhollon, Jeff Castrina, Leslie Lothamer, Leslie Lothamer
     
 

You’ve been thinking about building your own Web site, but where do you start? Stop considering and start creating—with this colorful, hands-on guide that takes the guesswork out of Web design. You’ll start with the basics and then ease into more advanced tasks with fun, easy-to-follow projects that put you in the driver’s seat. With Web

Overview

You’ve been thinking about building your own Web site, but where do you start? Stop considering and start creating—with this colorful, hands-on guide that takes the guesswork out of Web design. You’ll start with the basics and then ease into more advanced tasks with fun, easy-to-follow projects that put you in the driver’s seat. With Web design experts as your guides, you’ll have your site up and running in practically no time!

Discover how to:

  • Plan and execute a successful Web site
  • Master the art of creating effective online text
  • Enhance your site with graphics, pictures, and layout designs
  • Create Web sites using a variety of tools—including Microsoft Office Word, Publisher, and FrontPage (2003 Editions)
  • Start blogging in about an hour with MSN Spaces
  • Get comfortable with the latest Web standards, including XHMTL, CSS, and XML
  • Test drive your new skills with hands-on projects
  • Go live—and learn how to keep your sites fresh and engaging

Includes a companion Web site with additional resources, samples, and project files!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735622524
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.97(d)

Meet the Author

Mary Millhollon, a certified Expert-level Microsoft Office User Specialist in Word, is the owner of Bughouse Productions and a bona fide computer geek. She has enough years of publishing, design, and computer experience to count, including hands-on experience in the book, magazine, newspaper, courseware, and Web publishing industries. Mary is a freelance writer, editor, Web designer, and Internet expert, working daily (and nightly) with desktop applications and online technologies. Mary's educational background is a blend of art, English, journalism, and computer science, which lends itself well to today's constantly morphing computer technology. Her most recent publications include Easy Web Page Creation (Microsoft Press) and a collection of other computer-related books about Internet browsers, HTML (beginner and advanced), Microsoft Office applications, online communities, Web graphics, online auctions, and other desktop, Internet, network, application, and design topics.

Jeff Castrina is an experienced Web designer and developer. He owns ExtraCheese Multimedia and Web Design, where he develops and maintains hundreds of successful Web sites for his clients.

Leslie Lothamer is a Web designer, a programmer, and a master at building interactive Web components. She currently works as a developer with The New Group in Portland, Oregon.

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