As a web user, you'll no doubt have noticed some of the breathtaking applications available in today's modern web, such as Google Maps and Flickrdesktop applications than the old style web sites you are used to. You've probably also wished that you could create such things, and then thought "nahhh, I'd need to know a lot of complicated code to be able to even start creating sites like these." Well, think again.
All you need to know is enough to successfully wire together all this functionality successfully and responsibly, and this book shows you how. It starts from the very beginning of your journey, showing you what's available, what you need, and how to set up an effective development environment. After a solid base has been built, it shows you how to build up each aspect of your site, including storing, retrieving, and displaying content, adding images and video to your site, building effective site navigation and laying it all out beautifully using CSS, promoting your content so you will attract visitors to your site, and adding special effects to enhance usability and design asthetics...all with ready-made functionality available on the Web! Life as a web developer has never been easier.
|Stop the web - you're getting on!|
|The problem with ôrolling your own solutionsö|
|What you need to get started|
|Spolt for choice - what the web offers you|
|Retrieving and displaying content with REST and Ajax|
|Adding media files|
|romoting your content|
|Layout and navigation|
|Adding special effects|
|Where to find help when things go wrong|
|Finding a hosting partner|
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Series: Friends of Ed Ser.
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st March 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 17.8 x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.53