Web Design Playground: HTML & CSS the Interactive Way


Price: $39.99 - $25.99


Summary

Web Design Playground takes you step by step from writing your first line of HTML to creating interesting and attractive web pages. In this project-based book, you’ll use a custom online workspace, the book’s companion Playground, to design websites, product pages, photo galleries, and more.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

How do top designers learn to create beautiful web pages and intuitive user experiences? Great examples, expert mentoring, and lots of practice! Written by web designer and master teacher Paul McFedries, this unique book shapes and sharpens your skills in HTML, CSS, and web page design.

About the Book

Web Design Playground takes you step by step from writing your first line of HTML to creating interesting, attractive web pages. In this project-based book, you’ll use a custom online workspace to design websites, product pages, photo galleries, and more. Don’t worry about setting up your own servers and domain names—the book comes with a free “playground” which lets you experiment without any of that! You can concentrate on core skills like adding images and video and laying out the page, plus learning typography, responsive design, and the other tools of the web trade.

What’s inside

  • Getting started with HTML, CSS, and web design
  • A free, fully interactive web design workspace
  • Working with images, color, and fonts
  • Full-color illustrations throughout

About the Reader

If you can use a browser, you’re ready to create web pages!

About the Author

Paul McFedries has written nearly 100 books, which have sold over four million copies world-wide.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 – GETTING STARTED WITH HTML AND CSS

  1. Getting to Know HTML and CSS
  2. Building Your First Web Page
  3. Adding Structure to Your Page
  4. Formatting Your Web Page
  5. Project: Creating a Personal Home Page
  6. PART 2 – WORKING WITH IMAGES AND STYLES

  7. Adding Images and Other Media
  8. Learning More About Styles
  9. Floating and Positioning Elements
  10. Styling Sizes, Borders, and Margins
  11. Project: Creating a Landing Page
  12. PART 3 – LAYING OUT A WEB PAGE

  13. Learning Page Layout Basics
  14. Creating Page Layouts with Flexbox
  15. Designing Responsive Web Pages
  16. Making Your Images and Typography Responsive
  17. Project: Creating a Photo Gallery
  18. PART 4 – MAKING YOUR WEB PAGES SHINE

  19. More HTML Elements for Web Designers
  20. Adding a Splash of Color to Your Web Designs
  21. Enhancing Page Text with Typography
  22. Learning Advanced CSS Selectors
  23. Project: Creating a Portfolio Page



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