InterACT with Web Standards: A holistic approach to web design [NOOK Book]

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Laying the foundation for a solid understanding of Web design, this book weaves together industry best practices and standards-based design techniques. It is built on practical examples and short exercises crafted to help readers learn quickly and retain information. Starting with the basics this book teaches:
  • Internet fundamentals
  • ...
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InterACT with Web Standards: A holistic approach to web design

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Overview

Laying the foundation for a solid understanding of Web design, this book weaves together industry best practices and standards-based design techniques. It is built on practical examples and short exercises crafted to help readers learn quickly and retain information. Starting with the basics this book teaches:
  • Internet fundamentals
  • Planning, content strategy, and information architecture
  • HTML and CSS
  • Accessibility
Created by the education luminaries that brought you the revolutionary InterACT curriculum (interact.webstandards.org) and the Opera Web Standards Curriculum (opera.com/wsc), and the experts that power The Web Standards Project, this book is the definitive guide to learning the basics of web design. Its emphasis on practical and proven techniques make it the go-to guide that every aspiring web professional needs to succeed in their career.

25% of all author proceeds from this book will be donated to The Open Web Education Alliance (w3.org/2005/Incubator/owea/) to help advance web education around the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132704908
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 5/30/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 660,968
  • File size: 26 MB
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Table of Contents

Part 1: Preparation and background knowledge
Chapter 1: About InterAct
Chapter 2: The tools you'll need
Chapter 3: Learning more effectively with the Web
Chapter 4: Internet fundamentals
Chapter 5: Writing for the web
Part 2: Planning
Chapter 6: Information architecture basics
Chapter 7: Organizing information
Chapter 8: The site planning process
Chapter 9: Content analysis and IA strategy
Chapter 10: Site project plan - from IA strategy to reality
Part 3: Implementation: HTML and CSS fundamentals
Chapter 11: Introduction to HTML structure
Chapter 12: CSS styling basics
Chapter 13: The document <head>
Chapter 14: Text: headings and paragraphs
Chapter 15: Setting page-wide styles
Chapter 16: Links
Chapter 17: Images
Chapter 18: HTML Lists
Chapter 19: Tables
Chapter 20: Forms
Chapter 21: Generic containers
Chapter 22: Lesser-known semantics
Chapter 23: Column layouts using floats - headers, columns, footers
Chapter 24: Positioning: static and fixed
Chapter 25: Positioning: relative and absolute
Chapter 26: Validating and debugging your HTML and CSS - headers, columns, footers
Chapter 27: Accessibility
Part 4: Bringing it all together
Final Project

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