New Riders Press

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New Riders specialises in the area of graphics and design and provides a forum for the leading voices in creative and information technologies. It's about sharing unique visions, expertise and inspiration through Voices That Matter. These Voices will challenge your assumptions, take your talents to the next level, or simply help you to understand better the complex technical world we're all navigating on a daily basis. They also share unique visions, expertise, and inspiration with our core users.

New Riders has the authors and the books that truly make a difference in your professional life, from web development and design to networking and graphic design.

Books

[Book Cover] Fluid Web Typography
Fluid Web Typography
The type that designers use can say as much to their audience as the actual words on the page. But until now, Web designers have had an extremely limited palette of typefaces from which to choose&738212;essentially, Arial (yawn), Times (yawn), and Georgia (yawww...
[Book Cover] Content Strategy for the Web
Content Strategy for the Web
If your website content is out of date, off-brand, and out of control, you're missing a huge opportunity to engage, convert, and retain customers online. Redesigning your home page won't help. Investing in a new content management system won't fix it, either. So...
[Book Cover] Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design
Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design
There’s a real connection between craftsmanship and Web design. That’s the theme running through Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design, by bestselling author Dan Cederholm, with a chapter contributed by renowned Web designer and developer Etha...
[Book Cover] Building Findable Websites: Web Standards SEO and Beyond
Building Findable Websites: Web Standards SEO and Beyond
This is not another SEO book written for marketing professionals. Between these covers you'll find practical advice and examples for people who build websites aiming to reach their target audience. Each chapter will introduce you to best practices and fresh per...
[Book Cover] Bulletproof Web Design, Second Edition
Bulletproof Web Design, Second Edition
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] Bulletproof AJAX
Bulletproof AJAX
Step-by-step guide reveals best practices for enhancing Web sites with Ajax A step-by-step guide to enhancing Web sites with Ajax. Uses progressive enhancement techniques to ensure graceful degradation (which makes sites usable in all browsers). Shows re...
[Book Cover] Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design
Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design
As the Web evolves to incorporate new standards and the latest browsers offer new possibilities for creative design, the art of creating Web sites is also changing. Few Web designers are experienced programmers, and as a result, working with semantic markup and ...
[Book Cover] Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design
Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design
Designing the Obvious belongs in the toolbox of every person charged with the design and development of Web-based software, from the CEO to the programming team. Designing the Obvious explores the character traits of great Web applications and uses them as guidi...
[Book Cover] PPK On JavaScript
PPK On JavaScript
Whether you're an old-school scripter who needs to modernize your JavaScripting skills or a standards-aware Web developer who needs best practices and code examples, you'll welcome this guide from a JavaScript master. Other JavaScript books use example scripts ...
[Book Cover] Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning
Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning
Most discussion about Web design seems to focus on the creative process, yet turning concept into reality requires a strong set of deliverables—the documentation (concept model, site maps, usability reports, and more) that serves as the primary communication too...
[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] 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] 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] 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 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...