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Simply the best introduction to all aspects of the design anddevelopment of successful Web sites.
As the World Wide Web has matured, the need for high qualityeducation in all aspects of Web design has become widelyacknowledged. This book is a core text for undergraduate andmasters courses that provides a complete introduction to everyaspect of the building of Web pages and Web sites. A completeunderstanding of the basics of all aspects of Web design isessential to the development of good practice.
Suitable for course use or self–study, this comprehensiveintroduction represents a complete overview of the practice of Webdesign, providing clear summaries and a wealth of exercises andshort practical assignments, as well as a valuable survey of themost popular software tools used in Web design. An extensiveglossary and a wide rage of other supplementary material areprovided on the supporting Web site.
Also by Nigel and Jenny Chapman: Digital Multimedia,2e (0–470–85890–7) is a core text for undergraduate and masterscourses in multimedia. It combines a broad and deep account oftechnology with an inside understanding of multimedia content andits practical applications. Coverage begins with the nature ofmultimedia, including the cultural and social context, beforeexamining hardware and software requirements for its creation anddelivery. There are chapters devoted to each media type, detailinghow it is represented in digital form and what demands are placedon computer systems. Later chapters cover design principles andaccessibility, XML and its applications to multimedia, creatinginteraction through scripting and networking media. There areend–of–chapter exercises as well as detailed suggestions forsubstantial projects.
About the Author
is a well–known author of books on new mediatechnologies and programming languages. Nigel taught ComputerScience at University College London until he became a freelancewriter, researcher and consultant.
Jenny Chapman is an award–winning new media, animationand video artist, and a Lecturer in new media animation atEdinburgh College of Art.