Sunday, August 17, 2014

Everything You Need to Know About the Color Blue

Check out the Coolness of Blue in Web Design infographic to find out what types of websites use the color blue, which brands use blue, how different cultures perceive the color blue, and more!

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Free Stock Image Resources

As a web design student builds a portfolio of website projects, it can be quite time-consuming to create images. TNW provides a curated list of the best free offers a list of the best free stock image resources on the Web.

Monday, February 24, 2014

New 7th Edition for Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5

It's exciting to announce that my new book, the 7th edition of Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5, is available at Amazon

Building on the textbook's successful 6th edition, the 7th edition continues to integrate HTML and CSS topics such as text configuration, color configuration, and page layout with an enhanced focus on the topics of design, accessibility, and Web standards.

 Updates for the 7th edition include:
  • Expanded coverage of new HTML5 elements and attributes 
  • Expanded coverage of designing for the mobile web with new sections on responsive web design, mobile web design best practices, viewport meta tag, CSS media queries, flexible images, and testing mobile display 
  • Expanded coverage of CSS3 properties, including CSS3 flexible box layout 
  • New sections providing an introduction to jQuery 
  • Updated code samples, case studies, and web resources
The textbook companion website has a page for each chapter in the text containing the links for URLs listed in the book, information on emerging trends, additional examples, corrections, and review activities.

Comprehensive instructor materials are available for the the book from the publisher, Pearson Addison-Wesley. Instructors and faculty can access free downloads of:
  • sample syllabi
  • exercise solutions
  • case study solutions
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • sample test questions
  • website project activity with milestone assignments
  • a group website design evaluation activity
  • a group WebQuest activity