Fundamentals of Web Design Companion Guide

Fundamentals of Web Design Companion Guide

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Cisco Networking Academy Program: Fundamentals of Web Design Companion Guide is the companion textbook for a one-semester Adobe Systems-sponsored curriculum on Web design principles. The book and course provide an introduction to the skills needed to design world-class Web-sites, taking students through all the steps involved in Web-site architecture, workflow and production processes. This book is published to complement the Web-based curriculum and meet the need of the instructors for companion learning tools and resources to provide a richer learning experience to studentsshow more

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  • Mixed media product | 688 pages
  • 209.8 x 244.3 x 34.3mm | 1,433.37g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Cisco Press
  • Indianapolis, United States
  • English
  • 1587130661
  • 9781587130663

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter ends with a Summary, Check Your Understanding, and Key Terms. ). 1. Foundations of Website Creation. Introduction. The Internet. Internet Connection. Internet Protocols and Models. Browsers. Internet Services and Applications. 2. Web Page Elements. Introduction. HTML Basics. XHTML. Color Formats. Image Formats. Multimedia Formats. Interactive Elements. 3. Production Tools. Introduction. HTML Approaches. Graphics Applications. Animation Applications. Audio and Video Applications. 4. Pre-Production Process. Introduction. Getting the Project. Production Roles. Planning the Website. File Management. Basic Project Management Concepts and Vocabulary. Production Phases. 5. Layout and Design. Introduction. The Web as a Medium. Web Design Principles. Web Design Issues. Style Sheets and CSS. 6. User Interface Design. Introduction. Interface, Navigation, and Usability. Interface Usability. Navigation Design Basics. Navigational Usability. 7. Accessibility and Internationalization. Introduction. Accessibility. Internationalization. 8. Media Creation. Introduction. Web Writing. Image Creation. Scanners. Digital Cameras. Stock Photography. Image Manipulation. Animation. Digital Audio and Video. 9. Interactivity. Introduction. Appropriate Interactivity. Interactive Navigation. Interactive Multimedia. Interactive Advertisements. Programmed Interactivity. Database-Driven Interactivity. User-to-User Interactivity. Website Assembly. 10. Testing and Optimization. Introduction. Site Check. Speed Optimization. Link Management. Website Maintenance. Usability Testing. 11. Implementation and Hosting. Introduction. Client Feedback and Sign-Off. Privacy, Security, and Legal Issues. Housing and Hosting the Site. Domain Name Registration. File Publishing to the Web. Search Engine Listing. Advertising the Site. Banner Ads. 12. Portfolio Development. Introduction. Portfolio Overview. Portfolio Elements. Marketing Yourself. Appendix A: Check Your Understanding Answer Key. Appendix B: HTML Reference. Common Attributes. Events. Data Types. Alphabetical HTML 4.0 Element Listing. Appendix C: XHTML Reference. XHTML 1.0 Tags. XHTML 1.0 Standard Attributes. Appendix D: CSS Reference. Selectors. Pseudo Classes. Rules. Properties. Glossary. more

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Xenia Giese has been working in the Internet and Multimedia fields for more than five years as a Webmaster, graphic designer, and project manager in Europe and the U.S. Currently a project coordinator for the Cisco Networking Academy Program, Xenia is co-author of the Fundamentals of Web Design course. She is also the recipient of a Multimedia Newcomer Award in her hometown of Aachen, Germany. Alexandra Holmes, CCNAA (R), CCDAA (R), Ph.D., is a technical writer for the Cisco Networking Academy Program and has been a professional writer for five years. She is the co-author of the Fundamentals of Web Design course. Alex is currently pursuing her CCNPA (R) more

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