Drupal for Designers

The Context You Need Without the Jargon You Don't

Author: Dani Nordin

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 328

View: 170

Are you a solo web designer or part of a small team itching to build interesting projects with Drupal? This hands-on book provides the tools and techniques to get you going. Award-winning designer Dani Nordin guides you through site planning, teaches you how to create solid, user-centered design for the Drupal framework, and shows you tricks for using real, honest-to-goodness, developer Ninja Magick. This book is a compilation of three short guides—Planning Drupal Projects, Design and Prototyping for Drupal, and Drupal Development Tricks for Designers—plus exclusive "director’s material." If you’re familiar with HTML and CSS, but struggling with Drupal’s learning curve, this is the book you’ve been looking for. Get extra material, including an expanded Grids chapter, more recommended modules, and a Short Form Project plan Learn how to work user-centered design practices into Drupal projects Choose the right modules for your project, and discover several go-to modules Use strategies for sketching, wireframing, and designing effective layouts Manage Drupal’s markup, including code generated by the powerful Views module Learn how to work with Drupal on the command line Set up your development environment and collaborate with other designers and developers Learn the basics of Git, the free open source version control system

Web Design Start Here

A no-nonsense, jargon-free guide to the fundamentals of web design

Author: Stefan Mischook

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 727

Web Design Start Here takes you from novice to fully fledged web designer in just 224 pages. From planning, design, development and testing, to promotion, search engine optimization and vistor analytics, the book covers every stage with concise explanations, clear illustrations and plenty of useful and memorable tips along the way. The reader learns a no-nonsense approach to open-source design, covering HTML5 and CSS3, and is introduced to Javascript and PHP. They are also taught how to find, insert, and customise pieces of downloadable code to make their site more dynamic. Each chapter ends with a mini project to enable the reader to practice their new skills. By the end of the book they will have the knowledge and confidence to produce a beautiful, dynamic, multi-page site, opening the way to a new career in web design.

Logo Design

Author: Julius Wiedemann

Publisher: Taschen

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 608

View: 503

Welcome to volume two of the most comprehensive catalogue of logos. Turning its searchlight on corporate identity, this encyclopedia gathers approximately 4,000 trademarks, with information about the designers, year of creation, country, brand, and company. In handy reference-book size, this is a sweeping survey of today's visual culture.