Web Development: A Visual-Spatial Approach / Edition 1

Web Development: A Visual-Spatial Approach / Edition 1

by Craig Baehr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131701223

ISBN-13: 9780131701229

Pub. Date: 02/22/2006

Publisher: Longman

An excellent reference for, professionals and experienced designers, this text takes a holistic approach to web development. At the heart of the text is the belief that keeping the user’s needs in mind during development process will create more effective sites. It addresses planning, structure, navigation, content, design, and

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An excellent reference for, professionals and experienced designers, this text takes a holistic approach to web development. At the heart of the text is the belief that keeping the user’s needs in mind during development process will create more effective sites. It addresses planning, structure, navigation, content, design, and usability while focusing on their interconnectedness within web development. Both traditional and contemporary theoretical approaches are discussed including rhetorical theory, visual-spatial thinking, and user-centered design. A number of real world examples including screen captures of actual sites, advice from practicing professionals and ready to use materials make this book a must-have for anyone interested in effective web development. Provides an overview of the web development process and planning phases. Covers the basics of document markup and publishing. Looks at critical factors in overall development relating to site structure; navigation systems; research & content development; visual design; interface design; and usability & accessibility. Includes examples of architectures, navigation, interface designs, usability tests, accessibility standards, and content development. Appropriate for advanced technical writing courses in Multimedia and Web Design. An excellent resource for anyone interested in developing effective websites.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131701229
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
02/22/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
803,026
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Process of Web Development

2. Project Planning

3. Research and Content Development

4. Document Markup and Publishing

5. Site Structure

6. Navigation Systems

7. Visual Design

8. Interface Design

9. Usability and Accessibility

References

Index

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