Web Design in A Nutshell By: Jennifer Niederst


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Edition Number: 2 Language: English
Publication Year: 2001 Format: Paperback






Web Design in A Nutshell By: Jennifer Niederst

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“Web Design in a Nutshell, ” 2nd Edition contains the nitty-gritty on everything you need to know to design web pages. It’s the good stuff, without the fluff, written and organized so that answers can be found quickly. This completely revised and expanded 2nd edition is chock-full of information about the wide range of front-end technologies and techniques from which web designers and authors must draw.”Web Design in a Nutshell, ” 2nd Edition is an excellent reference for HTML 4.01 tags (including tables, frames, forms, color, and cascading style sheets) with special attention given to browser support, platform idiosyncrasies, and standards. You’ll also find lots of updated information on using graphics, multimedia, audio and video, and advanced technologies such Dynamic HTML, Javascript, and XML, as well as new chapters on XHTML, WML, and SMIL. This book is an indispensable tool for web designers and authors of all levels.”Web Design in a Nutshell, ” 2nd Edition includes: Discussions of the web environment including monitors and browsers, printing from the Web, accessibility, and internationalizationA complete reference to HTML and Server Side Includes, including up-to-date browser support (Netscape 6, IE 6.0, and Opera 5) for every tag and attributeUpdated chapters on creating GIF, animated GIF, JPEG, and PNG graphics, including designing with the Web PaletteInformation on multimedia and interactivity, including audio, video, Flash 5 and Shockwave, and a new chapter on SMILA revised tutorial and reference on Cascading Style SheetsAppendixes detailing HTML tags, attributes, deprecated tags, proprietary tags, CSS compatibility and support, and character entities Web Design in a Nutshell provides access to the wide range of technologies and techniques from which Web designers and authors must draw. It is a reference for HTML 4.0 tags (including tables, frames, and cascading style sheets) with special attention given to browser support and platform idiosyncrasies. The HTML section details strange behaviour in tables, for instance, and gives ideas and solutions for using tables and frames on your site.

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0596001967
ISBN-13 9780596001964

Key Details
Author Jennifer Niederst, Jennifer Niederst Robbins
Number Of Pages 640 pages
Series In a Nutshell (o’Reilly)
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2001-09-28
Language English
Publisher O’Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication Year 2001

Additional Details
Edition Number 2
Copyright Date 2001
Illustrated Yes

Weight 30.3 Oz
Height 1.5 In.
Width 6 In.
Length 9 In.

Target Audience
Group Scholarly & Professional

Classification Method
LCCN 2002-275757
LC Classification Number TK5105.888
Dewey Decimal 005.7/2
Dewey Edition 21

Edited by Lorrie LeJeune

Table Of Content
Preface Part I. The Web Environment Chapter 1. Designing for a Variety of Browsers Browsers Browser Usage Statistics Design Strategies Knowing Your Audience Test, Test, Test! The Importance of Standards Chapter 2. Designing for a Variety of Displays Dealing with Unknown Monitor Resolutions Fixed Versus Flexible Web Page Design Designing “”Above the Fold”” Monitor Color Issues Alternative Displays Chapter 3. Web Design Principles for Print Designers The Web Is Not Like Print Typography on the Web Color on the Web Graphics on the Web Chapter 4. A Beginner”s Guide to the Server Servers 101 Unix Directory Structures File Naming Conventions Uploading Documents (FTP) File (MIME) Types Chapter 5. Printing from the Web Browser Print Mechanisms Printer-Friendly HTML Pages Cascading Style Sheets for Printouts Portable Document Format (PDF) Flash Printing Chapter 6. Accessibility The Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Accessibility in Web Technologies Accessibility in Tools Chapter 7. Internationalization Character Sets HTML 4.01 Language Features Style Sheets Language Features For More Information Part II. Authoring Chapter 8. HTML Overview The HTML Standard HTML Tags Information Browsers Ignore Document Structure Tips on Good HTML Style HTML Tools HTML Resources in This Book Chapter 9. Structural HTML Tags Summary of Structural Tags Setting Up an HTML Document Global Settings with the Tag Using Tags Chapter 10. Formatting Text Summary of Text Tags Working with HTML Text Inline Type Styles and The Tag Lists Text Layout Techniques with HTML Character Entity References Chapter 11. Creating Links Summary of Tags Related to Linking Simple Hypertext Links Linking Within a Document Affecting the Appearance of Links Targeting Windows Imagemaps Non-Web Links and Protocols Linking Documents with Chapter 12. Adding Images and Other Page Elements Summary of Object Placement Tags Image Basics The Tag and Its Attributes Horizontal Rules Embedded Media Files Java Applets Chapter 13. Tables Summary of Table Tags Introduction to Tables Basic Table Structure Affecting Table Appearance Table Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks Standard Table Templates Multipart Images in Tables Chapter 14. Frames Summary of Frame Tags Introduction to Frames Basic Frameset Structure Frame Function and Appearance Targeting Frames Inline (Floating) Frames Frame Design Tips and Tricks Chapter 15. Forms Summary of Form Tags Introduction to Forms The Basic Form ( ) Form Elements New Form Attributes in HTML 4.01 Affecting the Appearance of Forms Demystifying CGI Chapter 16. Specifying Color in HTML Specifying Color by RGB Values Specifying Colors by Name Chapter 17. Cascading Style Sheets Using Style Sheets How Style Sheets Work Selectors Specifying Values Properties Positioning with Style Sheets What”s New in CSS2 Style Sheet Tips and Tricks Browser Support Charts Chapter 18. Server Side Includes How SSI Is Used SSI and the Server Adding SSI Commands to a Document Using Environment Variables XSSI SSI Commands Include Variables Time Formats for SSI Output Part III. Graphics Chapter 19. GIF Format GIF87a Versus GIF89a 8-Bit Indexed Color GIF Compression When to Use GIFs Tools Overview Interlacing Transparency Minimizing GIF File Sizes Chapter 20. JPEG Format 24-Bit Color JPEG Compression When to Use JPEGs Progressive JPEGs Creating JPEGs Minimizing JPEG File Size Chapter 21. PNG Format The PNG Story When to Use PNGs Platform/Browser Support 8-Bit Palette, Grayscale, and Truecolor PNG Compression Special Features Creating PNG Files PNG Optimization Strategies For Further Reading Chapter 22. Designing Graphics with the Web Palette Designing with Web-Safe Colors Converting to the Web Palette Web Palette Strategies Color Blenders Where to Learn More Chapter 23. Animated GIFs How They Work Using Animated GIFs Browser Support Tools Creating Animated GIFs Optimizing Animated GIFs Part IV. Multimedia and Interactivity Chapter 24.


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