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Designing Web & Mobile Graphics provides foundational methodology for optimal use of graphics that begins with HTML and CSS, and delves into the worlds of typography, color, transparency, accessibility, imagery, and layout for optimal delivery on all the different devices people use today.
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Graphics are key to the user experience of online content, especially now that users are accessing that content on a multitude of devices: smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops. This book provides foundational methodology for optimal use of graphics that begins with HTML and CSS, and delves into the worlds of typography, color, transparency, accessibility, imagery, and layout for optimal delivery on all the different devices people use today.It serves beginners and intermediate web builders alike with a complete foundation needed to create successful illustrative and navigational imagery for web and mobile. Coverage includes:
lessons on typography, icons, color, and images
the latest information on HTML5, CSS3, and other modern technologies
in-depth exploration of image formats: GIF, PNG, JPEG, and SVG
ways to employ adaptive strategies for responsive web design
If you're looking for a comprehensive guide to getting started with web design, this is it.
– Marc Grabanski, Founder of Frontend Masters Workshop Series
In his book, Designing Web & Mobile Graphics, Christopher Schmitt uses easy-to-understand language to guide you through the process of designing web and mobile experiences. This book is a fantastic way to learn the nuts and bolts that you can practically apply to create experiences both for the Web and for mobile devices.
– Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman, Co-Founder of Center Centre
If you're a designer trying to make sense of all the new breed of web technologies, this is the book for you.
– Chris Mills, Open Standards Evangelist and Editor of dev.opera
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About the Author
Christopher Schmitt is the founder of Heatvision.com, Inc., an Austin-based new media publishing and design firm. An award-winning web designer who has been working in the medium for twenty years, Christopher interned for both David Siegel and Lynda Weinman as an undergraduate at Florida State University. He has a Masters in Communication for Interactive and New Communication Technologies, and is the author of six books, Including CSS Cookbook, which was named Best Web Design Book of 2006.
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