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Web Design

  • HTML & CSS

    Creating Flat Design Websites

    Packt Publishing112 Pages
    Whether you are starting on your journey in web development or you are a seasoned developer keen to develop in flat then this book is for you.
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  • Bootstrap

    Extending Bootstrap

    Packt Publishing88 Pages
    This is a practical, step-by-step guide to extending Bootstrap. It covers all the aspects of extending Bootstrap, including themes, customization, extending its plugins, and an introduction to several third- party Bootstrap plugins.
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  • Mobile Development

    Mobile First Bootstrap

    Packt Publishing92 Pages
    Get to grips with the essentials of mobile-first development with Bootstrap Understand the entire process of building a mobile-first website with Bootstrap from scratch Packed with screenshots that help guide you through how to build an appealing website from a mobile-first perspective with the help of a real-world example
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  • Copyright

    Effective Copywriting

    Smashing Magazine95 Pages
    Writing for the Web has many facets and uses. As one of the most sought-after and needed skills, it has often become an exercise of bringing together a brand with a voice.
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  • Web Design

    Typography Best Practices

    Smashing Magazine139 Pages
    Whether you're interested in determining the right paragraph layout or typographic details, observing the correct typographic etiquette or making the other small decisions that will dramatically influence how your website is perceived, many answers will present themselves in this collection of articles.
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  • Complete Websites

    Emotional Design Elements

    Smashing Magazine122 Pages
    Whether you're creating a game or a website, a lasting bond with users is more often than not the result of emotional attachment. Knowing the ins and outs of emotional design will enable you to imbue your creation with personality and to shape the user's perception.
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  • Marketing

    Content Strategy

    Smashing Magazine128 Pages
    If content is king, then the art of messaging is what will drive your product, business or idea forward. This comprehensive eBook delves into the world of content, providing beginners as well as communications professionals with a fundamental understanding of how content strategy works both independently and in conjuncture with other elements.
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  • UX

    Navigation & Interaction

    Smashing Magazine131 Pages
    The foundations of good UX design lie in transparent navigation and interaction patterns and systems. A solid understanding of the rules is as important as knowing when to break them.
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  • Typography

    Legacy of Typography

    Smashing Magazine131 Pages
    This eBook introduces historical and cultural aspects of type and how they relate to the Web industry. Find out about changing fads in type, about the complexities of Japanese characters and about typographic applications for different situations. You are sure to learn something that you didn't know before from our great authors.
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  • Complete Websites

    Responsive Web Design

    Smashing Magazine0 Pages
    With this eBook, you will learn how to go from non-responsive layouts to optimized responsive mobile experiences. We're happy to present techniques to help you overcome outdated practices and set new defaults in your workflow — a new responsive design workflow.
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  • Web Design

    Mastering Photoshop, Vol. 3

    Smashing Magazine220 Pages
    Like most elements (such as typography, color, layout and content), photography is a crucial component in interfaces and on the web. This is one of the reasons why new tools are created by heavy users of Photoshop. This eBook, "Mastering Photoshop, Vol.3," offers hints for recent techniques such as using brush tools, anti-aliasing typography, layer and grid settings, unveiling masks, and perfecting pixels.
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  • User Experience

    User Experience, Practical Techniques, Vol. 2

    Smashing Magazine145 Pages
    By now, all good designers understand the importance of usability in their work. Usable websites offer great user experience, and great experiences lead to happy customers. This eBook features six selected articles on UI design and innovative UX techniques that will help improve your website's user experience and satisfy your visitors. Learn about designing drop-down menus, log-in and sign-up forms, navigation menus, tracking errors as well as common usability mistakes in Web design. Make your visitors happy with smart design decisions.
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  • User Experience

    User Experience, Practical Techniques, Vol. 1

    Smashing Magazine149 Pages
    Are you familiar with the term User Experience (UX) and the principles that determine a user-friendly website? If yes, then all you need to do is to learn some more useful techniques that will make your user interface designs even better! User Experience, Practical Techniques, Volume 1 features seven selected articles on usability principles that will help you design user-centered websites by showing you helpful examples of the best practices, as well as which common mistakes to avoid in your next project.
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  • Fireworks

    Mastering Fireworks

    Smashing Magazine309 Pages
    With an interface similar to other creative software from Adobe, Fireworks allows web designers to create interfaces and prototypes for their websites. It's especially helpful to see whether your application works properly before moving onto the development stage. This eBook shows you what can be achieved with Adobe Fireworks, such as creating interactive prototypes, time savers, parent libraries and extracting logos. You might even rethink your workflow after finishing the book.
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  • Complete Websites

    Adaptive Web Design

    Easy Readers144 Pages
    The web is an ever-changing medium whose scope, application, audience and platform continue to grow on a daily basis. If you’ve worked on the web for any amount of time, you’ve likely heard or used the term, “progressive enhancement.” Since its inception, the phrase has been considered an excellent practice for approaching web design. But what is it really? And how do we reconcile its meaning with the rapid evolution of the languages and browsers we rely on to do our jobs?
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