Effective Website Development
Tools & Techniques

By Keith Darlington
July 2005
Addison Wesley / Pearson Education Limited
ISBN: 0321184726
504 pages, Illustrated
$87.50 Paper Original

This book will cover the whole website development life cycle, taking in requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, maintenance and project management issues. The aim of the book is to provide a cohesive self-contained book that binds together the many disparate themes in web site development. The book is divided into four sections (1) Design (2) XHTML, (3) Web programming and (4) Dreamweaver.

1. Introduction to the Internet and WWW
2. Planning and Preparation of a Web site
3. Designing for the User Interface and Navigation
4. Web Development Tools
5. Fundamentals of XHTML
6. Further XHTML
7. Web Programming
8. CSS
9. Multimedia for the Web
10. An Introduction to XML
11. Dreamweaver Basics
12. Using Tables, Forms and Behaviors with Dreamweaver
13. Improving Productivity with Dreamweaver
14. Other Technologies and Future Directions

" The book is structured in such a way as to cover introductory topics in design before looking at techniques and finally tools.
" The book assumes little or no experience of the WWW/internet.
" Examples are used to illustrate each and every concept introduced
" Complete programs are used rather than fragments.
" Exercises suggest projects for lab work and concept summaries, exercises and self-assessment examples are integrated throughout all chapters.
"An author-hosted website will contain Dreamweaver resources, online examples, powerpoints and solutions.

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