HTML: The Complete Reference by Thomas Powell

By Thomas Powell

HTML is a center know-how in site improvement and, now that Microsoft place of work now helps HTML, extra clients than ever will desire a accomplished reference and instructional. All present types of HTML will stay the normal for no less than years, so this e-book can have an extended shelf-life. writer has been utilizing the former version of the textbook for his HTML periods and has integrated invaluable scholar enter and confirmed educating equipment into this variation. Covers the newest technologies--XML, SXL, ASP, CDF, and CSS2--as good because the new models of broswers from Netscape and Microsoft.

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This kind of logic gets people in trouble on the Web all the time. Consider whether economically successful or trendy Web pages are well designed. Characterizing good Web design is not easy, especially because it depends largely on your target audience. Most Web discussions lose sight of the big picture, placing too much emphasis on how pages look, and not enough emphasis on their content, purpose, functionality, or the user’s experience. Web design is not just graphic design. Web design includes graphic design.

Many ways exist to measure the success or failure of a Web project, but measurements generally come in two categories: soft and hard. Hard measurements are those that are easily measured, such as the number of visitors per day. Soft measurements are a little less clear. For example, with a promotional site for a movie, it might be difficult to understand whether the site had any effect on the box office sales. Why are measurements so important? From a manager’s perspective, measurements can be used to determine how much to spend.

Disgust? The best approach to Web design is a holistic one, in which content, presentation, and interactivity work in harmony. So, how can you make a Web site that is both functional and visually appealing, without exceeding the constraints of the Internet and Web technologies? Focusing on the technology and then decorating a Web page leads to the dreaded “Christmas tree” design, shown in Figure 2-1. Putting a page together with HTML and then sprucing it up with a few colored balls, a rainbow-color bar, and animated clip art doesn’t help.

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