Web Design in A Nutshell

Web Design in A Nutshell

A Desktop Quick Reference

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
Encompasses every aspect of designing Web pages; furnishes quick and easy access to a vast array of technologies and techniques needed for effective Web design; and covers such topics as HTML, graphics, multimedia and interactivity, and much more. Original. (Beginner/Intermediate)

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Includes discussions of the Web environment, monitors, and browsers; a complete reference to HTML and Server Side Includes, containing browser support for every tag and attribute; chapters on creating GIF, JPEG, and PNG graphics, and designing with the Web Palette; information on multimedia and interactivity, including audio, video, Flash, Shockwave, and JavaScript; a tutorial and reference on Cascading Style Sheets; and appendices on detailing HTML tags, attributes, deprecated and proprietary tags, and CSS compatibility. This is not a source for programming, scripting, or server functions, but is geared to all levels of expertise, including the lack thereof. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Web Design in a Nutshell contains the nitty-gritty on everything you need toknow to design Web pages. It's the good stuff, without the fluff, written andorganized so that answers can be found quickly. Written by veteran Web designerJennifer Niederst, this book provides quick access to the wide range of front-endtechnologies and techniques from which Web designers and authors must draw.

It is an excellent reference for HTML 4.0 tags (including tables, frames, andCascading Style Sheets) with special attention given to browser support and platformidiosyncrasies. The HTML section is more than a reference work, though. It detailsstrange behavior in tables, for instance, and gives ideas and workarounds for usingtables and frames on your site. Web Design in a Nutshell also coversmultimedia and interactivity, audio and video, and emerging technologies like DynamicHTML, XML, embedded fonts, and internationalization.

The book includes:

  • Discussions of the Web environment, monitors, and browsers
  • A complete reference to HTML and Server Side Includes, including browsersupport for every tag and attribute
  • Chapters on creating GIF, JPEG and PNG graphics, including designing with theWeb Palette
  • Information on multimedia and interactivity, including audio, video, Flash,Shockwave, and JavaScript
  • Detailed tutorial and reference on Cascading Style Sheets, including anappendix of browser compatibility information
  • Appendices detailing HTML tags, attributes, deprecated tags, proprietary tags,and CSS compatibility



Web designer Jennifer Niederst covers a multitude of topics, including understanding the Web environment, HTML, graphics, multimedia and interactivity, and emerging technologies.


Baker
& Taylor

Offers access to a variety of front-end technologies and techniques while explaining how to work with HTML, graphics, and multimedia and interactive applications

Publisher: Beijing ; Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly, 1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781565925151
1565925157
Characteristics: xviii, 560 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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