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Foundations of Web Design: Introduction to HTML & CSS / Edition 1
     

Foundations of Web Design: Introduction to HTML & CSS / Edition 1

by Thomas Michaud
 

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ISBN-10: 0321918932

ISBN-13: 9780321918932

Pub. Date: 09/02/2013

Publisher: New Riders

If you are a beginner who needs a solid grounding in the best practices for creating websites, this book is for you.

Written by innovative curriculum developer and university web instructor Thomas Michaud, this book provides an accessible yet comprehensive look at web design and front-end coding, covering HTML, CSS, design principles and more. You’ll

Overview

If you are a beginner who needs a solid grounding in the best practices for creating websites, this book is for you.

Written by innovative curriculum developer and university web instructor Thomas Michaud, this book provides an accessible yet comprehensive look at web design and front-end coding, covering HTML, CSS, design principles and more. You’ll learn HTML semantics, structure, and validation, and how to separate content from design using CSS (levels 1, 2, and 3). Online videos and code examples let you follow along and practice with the code.

Some of the other things you’ll learn about include:

• text elements, links, objects, and tables

• using the box model for background images, padding, borders, and margins

• fixed vs. liquid page layout

• choosing between different navigation models

• creating and styling forms

• interactive design with JavaScript and jQuery

Foundations of Web Design is an indispensable resource to quickly take you from sketching to coding.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321918932
Publisher:
New Riders
Publication date:
09/02/2013
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
430,133
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents


1. Websites: the beginning

2. Text Elements

3. Links and Objects

4. Tables

5. CSS Introduction

6. HTML & CSS Attributes

7. CSS: Text and Colors

8. Box Model

9. Float, Position, and Display

10. Page Layout

11. Navigation Styles

12. HTML Forms -- April

13. Sketching to Coding (the Design Process)

14. Looking Ahead: Interactive Design

15. Extra: HTML and CSS Validation

16. Extra: File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

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