Usable Forms for the Web

Usable Forms for the Web

by Jon Stephens, Jon James, Andy Beaumont, Chris Ullman
     
 

Forms are an integral part of many web sites, whether they are registration forms, feedback forms, or order forms. However, forms are time consuming for the site user to fill out, and need to be implemented to be as usable as possible, otherwise they can be frustrating and annoying, spoiling the user experience. This book takes all the hassle out of implementing

Overview

Forms are an integral part of many web sites, whether they are registration forms, feedback forms, or order forms. However, forms are time consuming for the site user to fill out, and need to be implemented to be as usable as possible, otherwise they can be frustrating and annoying, spoiling the user experience. This book takes all the hassle out of implementing forms in whatever way you wish, dealing with client-side forms in HTML and Flash, client- and server-side form validation, and server-side data processing. It provides code samples fully adaptable to your own needs, along with walkthrough tutorials on how they work, and an HTML form element reference. INCLUDES:
• Easy to Follow tutorials and reference on building form user interfaces with HTML and Flash
• Tips to follow for designing usable forms
• Client- and server-side data validation techniques using JavaScript, ASP and PHP
• Server-side data processing using ASP and PHP, with Access and MySQL databases
• Coverage of .NET Forms
• Extensive online support, including fully operational, downloadable code and a gallery of working form examples From the Publisher This book is for intermediate to advanced web professionals who need to implement a form on a web site as quickly as possible, with the minimum of hassle. About the Author Chapter 1: HTML Forms Chapter 2: Designing Usable Forms Chapter 3: Flash Forms Chapter 4: Using Forms with ASP Chapter 5: Using Forms with PHP and MySQL Chapter 6: Form Validation Techniques Chapter 7: Advanced Client-side Form Scripting Chapter 8: Forms in ASP.NET

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590591604
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Edition description:
2002 First Edition
Pages:
389
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.89(d)

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