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[Book Cover] Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices
Designing for Interaction: Creating Smart Applications and Clever Devices
Interaction design is all around us. Whether or not we're aware of it, we experience it all the time. A new discipline in the design field, interaction design is fundamentally about people - about how we connect with the products and services we use, and through...
[Book Cover] Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance
Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance
The power of the Web lies in the fact that anyone and everyone can access it, and this should also extend to users with disabilities. Accessibility is about making websites accessible to those with aural, visual, or physical disabilities, or rather, constructing...
[Book Cover] Programming PHP
Programming PHP
Programming PHP, 2nd Edition, is the authoritative guide to PHP 5 and is filled with the unique knowledge of the creator of PHP (Rasmus Lerdorf) and other PHP experts. When it comes to creating websites, the PHP scripting language is truly a red-hot property. In...
[Book Cover] Prioritizing Web Usability
Prioritizing Web Usability
In 2000, Jakob Nielsen, the world’s leading expert on Web usability, published a book that changed how people think about the Web—Designing Web Usability (New Riders). Many applauded. A few jeered. But everyone listened. The best-selling usability guru is back a...
[Book Cover] Web Design in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition
Web Design in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition
Niederst discusses everything a web designer needs, from basic principles and HTML to designing for multiple browsers, cascading style sheets, and XML. For a working web designer this book will be an invaluable quick reference, and it is written well enough that...
[Book Cover] CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions
CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions
This book is your indispensable guide to cutting-edge CSS developmentall you need to work your way up to CSS professional. You'll learn how to: Plan, organize, and maintain your stylesheets more effectively Apply the secrets of liquid, elastic, and hybrid ...
[Book Cover] Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design
Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design
Designing a good interface isn't easy. Users demand software that is well-behaved, good-looking, and easy to use. Your clients or managers demand originality and a short time to market. Your UI technology -- web applications, desktop software, even mobile device...
[Book Cover] Essential PHP Security
Essential PHP Security
Being highly flexible in building dynamic, database-driven web applications makes the PHP programming language one of the most popular web development tools in use today. It also works beautifully with other open source tools, such as the MySQL database and the ...
[Book Cover] Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
Ambient Findability: What We Find Changes Who We Become
How do you find your way in an age of information overload? How can you filter streams of complex information to pull out only what you want? Why does it matter how information is structured when Google seems to magically bring up the right answer to your questi...
[Book Cover] DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model
DOM Scripting: Web Design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model
We know from the success of titles such as Web Standards Solutions, Cascading Style Sheets: Separating Content from Presentation, and the Web Designer's Reference that web designers are increasingly concerned with making sites that don't just look pretty, but ar...
[Book Cover] Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, Second Edition
Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, Second Edition
Five years and more than 100,000 copies after it was first published, it's hard to imagine anyone working in Web design who hasn't read Steve Krug's "instant classic" on Web usability, but people are still discovering it every day. In this second edition, Steve...
[Book Cover] Bulletproof Web Design
Bulletproof Web Design
No matter how visually appealing or content-packed a Web site may be, if it's not adaptable to a variety of situations and reaching the widest possible audience, it isn't really succeeding. In Bulletproof Web Desing, author and Web designer extraordinaire, Dan C...
[Book Cover] DHTML Utopia Modern Web Design Using JavaScript and DOM
DHTML Utopia Modern Web Design Using JavaScript and DOM
"Create Killer Websites Using the Power of Modern JavaScript" DHTML Utopia is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step tutorial that will show you how to make your websites more slick, dynamic, and usable. Add dynamic interactivity to your website with DHTML by combinin...
[Book Cover] Professional PHP5
Professional PHP5
The PHP server-side application development language is ideal for rapidly producing sophisticated, database-enabled web sites, web applications, intranets, and extranets. This hands-on guide demonstrates the power and flexibility of PHP while delivering useful p...
[Book Cover] The Elements of Typographic Style
The Elements of Typographic Style
This lovely, well-written book is concerned foremost with creating beautiful typography and is essential for professionals who regularly work with typographic designs. Author Robert Bringhurst writes about designing with the correct typeface; striving for rhythm...
[Book Cover] Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide, Second Edition
Programming Ruby: The Pragmatic Programmer's Guide, Second Edition
Ruby is an increasingly popular, fully object-oriented dynamic programming language, hailed by many practitioners as the finest and most useful language available today. When Ruby first burst onto the scene in the Western world, the Pragmatic Programmers were th...
[Book Cover] Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook
Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook
Web Standards are the standard technology specifications enforced by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to make sure that web designers and browser manufacturers are using the same technology syntax. It is important that these implementations are the same throu...
[Book Cover] Defensive Design for the Web: How to Improve Error Messages, Help, Forms, and Other Crisis Points
Defensive Design for the Web: How to Improve Error Messages, Help, Forms, and Other Crisis Points
Let's admit it: Things will go wrong online. No matter how carefully you design a site, no matter how much testing you do, customers still encounter problems. So how do you handle these inevitable breakdowns? With defensive design. In this book, the experts at 3...
[Book Cover] The Complete Manual of Typography
The Complete Manual of Typography
This book is about how type should look and how to make it look that way; in other words, how to set type like a professional. It releases the craft knowledge that used to reside almost exclusively in the heads of people working in type shops. The shops are gone...
[Book Cover] Web Database Applications with PHP and MySQL
Web Database Applications with PHP and MySQL
What do eBay, Amazon.com and CNN.com have in common? They're all applications that integrate large databases with the Web. The popularity (and power) of these applications stems from their accessibility and usability: thousands of users can access the same data ...
[Book Cover] Foundation ActionScript
Foundation ActionScript
Flash 5 is now the standard for dynamic multimedia on the web and the ActionScript language it incorporates has changed from just an interesting feature into a required Flash competence. The improvements in Flash 5 have made ActionScript a more accessible tool f...
[Book Cover] The Art and Science of Web Design
The Art and Science of Web Design
The Art & Science of Web Design will help you understand the Web from the inside. It is structured around core Web concepts that often get only a passing mention in books on Web design. This book is not a reference book or a style guide. It is your mentor, whisp...
[Book Cover] Unleashing the Ideavirus
Unleashing the Ideavirus
Treat a product or service like a human or computer virus, contends online promotion specialist Seth Godin, and it just might become one. In Unleashing the Ideavirus, Godin describes ways to set any viable commercial concept loose among those who are most likely...
[Book Cover] JavaScript: The Definitive Guide (3rd Edition)
JavaScript: The Definitive Guide (3rd Edition)
This third edition of the definitive reference to JavaScript covers the latest version of the language, JavaScript 1.2, as supported by Netscape Navigator 4 and Internet Explorer 4. JavaScript, which is being standardized under the name ECMAScript, is a scriptin...