Designed for Easy LearningKey Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated
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Wendy Willard is a designer, consultant, writer, and educator who has been involved in web design for more than 13 years. She is the author of HTML: A Beginner's Guide, Fourth Edition, and other books.
A beacon in a sea of web design titles, this book treats web site usability as a preeminent, practical, and realizable business goal, not a buzzword or abstraction. The book is written for web designers and web project managers seeking a balance between usability goals and business concerns.
In this book you will find:Clear principles for using HTML and CSS to design functional and accessible Web sites Best practices for each of the main elements of Web pages—text, forms, images, tables, frames, links, interactivity, and page layout Seasoned advice for using style sheets that provide flexibility to both designer and user without compromising usability Illustrations of actual Web sites, from which designers can model their own pages Instructions for providing keyboard accessibility, flexible layouts, and user-controlled environments Practical tips on markup, and resources
Authoritative and comprehensive, X Internet: The Executable and Extendable Internet examines this new paradigm from practical and strategic perspectives. It provides a roadmap for building applications that deliver X Internet capabilities. From a strategic angle, it delves into the legal aspects of using and creating this new breed of Internet applications.
Discussing computer–human interaction, the book details the development of a rich Internet environment, including graphical design, multimedia, architectures, software development techniques, tools, and information management for X-enriched systems, the components that make up many of the Web 2.0 applications so popular today. It also includes appendices that contain information on a framework for auditing X systems and various guides for using audio and video and building user interfaces.
X Internet systems offer almost limitless possibilities for building rich, interactive systems that increase productivity and dramatically enhance the user experience. X Internet: The Executable and Extendable Internet provides a thorough yet accessible understanding of this new Internet that is becoming critical to software development and systems management.