Web Standards Creativity

Author: Andy Budd
Editor: Apress
ISBN: 1430203900
Size: 13,90 MB
Format: PDF
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This is the ultimate in inspirational, high-level web design books. There is no attempt to teach the basics CSS or JavaScript — competency is already assumed. This book brings together 12 of the world's most talented web designers to share their secrets with the reader. The techniques discussed cover the full spectrum of essential web design topics, and readers will find enough innovation inside that they will keep coming back to the book again and again to improve their work. The book, presented in full color, is completely standards-compliant, and up-to-date, including discussions of IE 7 support.

The Essential Guide To Css And Html Web Design

Author: Craig Grannell
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1590599071
Size: 18,28 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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There are a lot of books out there covering CSS and HTML, but this one stands out from the crowd by combining all the best aspects of reference and tutorial books — it teaches everything you need to know to design great web sites, and moves at a fast pace, eschewing unnecessary theory and obscure details. It is designed so that any level of web designer or developer will find this to be an essential guide. It teaches the basics of CSS and HTML before quickly moving on to cover in depth all of the essential areas of web design, including forms, tables, typography, layout, browser quirks and more.

Html And Css Web Standards Solutions

Author: Nicklas Persson
Editor: Apress
ISBN: 1430216077
Size: 19,37 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book will teach you how to build hand-crafted web pages the Web Standardistas way: using well-structured XHTML for content and CSS for presentation. By embracing a web standards approach, you will hold the key to creating web sites that not only look great in all modern browsers, but also are accessible to a wide variety of audiences across a range of platforms—from those browsing on everyday computers, to those accessing the Web on the latest emerging mobile devices. Even if you're an absolute beginner in web design, this book will teach you how to build future-proof web pages the right way using easy-to-master tools which are, in most cases, free. Through 14 easy-to-follow chapters, we introduce you to the fundamentals of contemporary web design practice. Step by step we'll assemble well-structured XHTML webpages, which we'll then style using handcrafted CSS. By the end of the book, you'll have a firm knowledge of the essentials of web design: everything you need to know to move forward in your lifelong journey as a Web Standardista. To equip you on this noble quest, we've included enjoyable practical assignments at the end of each chapter. Embracing these challenges will not only teach you how to create great looking web sites that are the envy of your peers, but also equip you with an unrivaled knowledge of monkeys that journeyed to space and apes that starred in the movies—the real stars of this book. On completion of this book not only will you be able to create well-crafted web sites, but you will have earned the badge of a Web Standardista, proving your worth as a good citizen of the Web.

Designing With Web Standards

Author: Jeffrey Zeldman
Editor: New Riders
ISBN: 0321679784
Size: 11,70 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Best-selling author, designer, and web standards evangelist Jeffrey Zeldman has revisited his classic, industry-shaking guidebook. Updated in collaboration with co-author Ethan Marcotte, this third edition covers improvements and challenges in the changing environment of standards-based design. Written in the same engaging and witty style, making even the most complex information easy to digest, Designing with Web Standards remains your essential guide to creating sites that load faster, reach more users, and cost less to design and maintain. Substantially revised—packed with new ideas How will HTML5, CSS3, and web fonts change your work? Learn new strategies for selling standards Change what “IE6 support” means “Occasionally (very occasionally) you come across an author who makes you think, ‘This guy is smart! And he makes me feel smarter, because now I finally understand this concept.’” — Steve Krug, author of Don’t Make Me Think and Rocket Surgery Made Easy “A web designer without a copy of Designing with Web Standards is like a carpenter without a level. With this third edition, Zeldman continues to be the voice of clarity; explaining the complex in plain English for the rest of us.” — Dan Cederholm, author, Bulletproof Web Design and Handcrafted CSS “Jeffrey Zeldman sits somewhere between ‘guru’ and ‘god’ in this industry—and manages to fold wisdom and wit into a tale about WHAT web standards are, HOW standards-based coding works, and WHY we should care.” — Kelly Goto, author, Web ReDesign 2.0: Workflow that Works “Some books are meant to be read. Designing with Web Standards is even more: intended to be highlighted, dogeared, bookmarked, shared, passed around, and evangelized, it goes beyond reading to revolution.” — Liz Danzico, Chair, MFA Interaction Design, School of Visual Arts

Creativity And The Standards

Author: John Dacey
Editor: Shell Education
ISBN: 9781425809966
Size: 12,37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Build students' creativity while implementing standards-based instruction! This resource helps teachers learn how to merge teaching the standards and creative-thinking strategies in order to help students solve problems, think effectively, and be innovative. Teacher resources include classroom management ideas, lesson examples, and assessment information. This resource is aligned to the interdisciplinary themes from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.

Web Standards Solutions

Author: Daniel Cederholm
Editor: Apress
ISBN: 1430219211
Size: 16,61 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Welcome to the expanded second edition of Dan Cederholm's bestselling Web Standards Solutions. 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 throughout the Web—otherwise, it becomes a messy proprietary place, and lacks consistency. These standards also allow content to be more compatible with multiple different viewing devices, such as screen readers for people with vision impairments, cell phones, PDFs, etc. HTML, XML, and CSS are all such technologies. This book is your essential guide to understanding the advantages you can bring to your web pages by implementing web standards and precisely how to apply them. Web standards such as XHTML and CSS are now fairly well-known technologies, and they will likely be familiar to you, the web designer. Indeed, they are all around you on the Web. However, within web standards still lies a challenge: while the browser's support for web standards is steadily increasing, many web developers and designers have yet to discover the real benefits of web standards and respect the need to adhere to them. The real art is in truly understanding the benefits and implementing the standards efficiently. As a simple example of its power, you can use CSS to lay out your pages instead of nesting tables. This can make file sizes smaller, allowing pages to load faster, ultimately increasing accessibility for all browsers, devices, and web users. Expanded edition containing bonus material. Teaches how to use Web standards effectively to build better web sites. Solutions style promotes learning by work-through examples and assessments.

Javascript Creativity

Author: Shane Hudson
Editor: Apress
ISBN: 1430259450
Size: 20,95 MB
Format: PDF
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JavaScript Creativity teaches you how to use every feature of this versatile and powerful language in exciting and creative ways. JavaScript can be used for so much more than simple interactivity. Master your use of canvas, animation, audio and video, 3D visualizations, motion detection and real-time collaboration. In every chapter of this book you will learn how to use and evolve JavaScript's creative capabilities in your own projects, as well as having project examples to follow throughout. Specifically, you will learn how to: Expertly use canvas and animation Push audio and video to their full capabilities Code and manipulate advanced 3D visualizations Create your own music directly from the browser Implement real-time collaboration with Node.js Explore real-time audio and video with WebRTC Play with motion detection and gesture control Combine all features into one social music creation experiment, similar to Google's 'Jam with Chrome' JavaScript Creativity is for the developer who has a working knowledge of JavaScript and wants to take their code to the next level. Every feature explored can be manipulated and implemented in your everyday projects to really impress your clients or just increase your code skill. This book is an exciting, action-packed introduction to all the advanced and truly creative aspects of this language - start creative coding today!

Making The Most Of The Web In Your Classroom

Author: Timothy D. Green
Editor: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412915740
Size: 10,49 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The authors show how to use Web tools to enhance learning, and discuss student safety, appropriate “netiquette”, legal considerations, and ISTE NETS technology and content standards.

Web Standards

Author: Leslie Sikos
Editor: Apress
ISBN: 1430240423
Size: 11,40 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML provides solutions to the most common website problems, and gives you a deep understanding of web standards and how they can be applied to improve your website. You will learn how to create fully standards-compliant websites and provide search engine-optimized Web documents with faster download times, accurate rendering, correct appearance and layout, lower development cost, approved accessibility, backward and forward compatibility, and easy maintenance and content updating. The book covers all major Web standards, focusing on syntax, grammar, recommended annotations, and other standardization concerns. Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML is also a comprehensive guide to current and future standards for the World Wide Web. As a web developer, you'll have seen problems with inconsistent appearance and behavior of the same site in different browsers. Web standards can and should be used to completely eliminate these problems. Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML describes how you can make the most of web standards, through technology discussions as well as practical sample code that you can use for your own sites and web applications. It also provides a quick guide to standard website creation for Web developers. Learn techniques and best practices to achieve full standards compliance Write valid markup, styles, and news feeds from scratch or standardize websites by redesign Restrict markup to semantics and provide reliable layout

Swarm Creativity

Author: Peter A. Gloor
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199885354
Size: 11,17 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Swarm Creativity introduces a powerful new concept-Collaborative Innovation Networks, or COINs. Its aim is to make the concept of COINs as ubiquitous among business managers as any methodology to enhance quality and competitive advantage. The difference though is that COINs are nothing like other methodologies. A COIN is a cyberteam of self-motivated people with a collective vision, enabled by technology to collaborate in achieving a common goal--n innovation-by sharing ideas, information, and work. It is no exaggeration to state that COINs are the most productive engines of innovation ever. COINs have been around for hundreds of years. Many of us have already been a part of one without knowing it. What makes COINs so relevant today, though is that the concept has reached its tipping point-thanks to the Internet and the World Wide Web. This book explores why COINS are so important to business success in the new century. It explains the traits that characterize COIN members and COIN behavior. It makes the case for why businesses ought to be rushing to uncover their COINs and nurture them, and provides tools for building organizations that are more creative, productive and efficient by applying principles of creative collaboration, knowledge sharing and social networking. Through real-life examples in several business sectors, the book shows how to leverage COINs to develop successful products in R & D, grow better customer relationships, establish better project management, and build higher-performing teams. In short, this book answers four key questions: Why are COINs better at innovation? What are the key elements of COINs? Who are the people that participate in COINs and how do they become members? And how does an organization transform itself into a Collaborative Innovation Network?