Confident Web Design: How to Design and Create Websites and Futureproof Your Career

  • 3h 38m
  • Kenny Wood
  • Kogan Page
  • 2020

Do you need a website to support your freelance business or entrepreneurial venture? Or are you considering a career in web design? Maybe you're looking for your next career pivot, or you're simply seeking skills to give your CV that competitive edge?

Wherever you are in your career, Confident Web Design can help. The ultimate beginner's guide to designing, building and publishing basic websites, this book features exclusive online exercises to help you practice your new skills in context. Covering the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, as well as giving you a thorough grounding in the real-life application of these principles, this book provides helpful examples, explanations of technical terms, and clear, easy-to-understand language - meaning your first website is only a few chapters away.

Taking you on a practical journey to publish a basic website from scratch, the book's structure is designed to break down each skill into manageable chunks. Wherever you are in your career, let Confident Web Design give you that cutting edge with vital programming and design skills.

About the Author

Kenny Wood has over 12 years of experience in web design and is the founder and director of IndigoMelody, a digital agency that specializes in creating websites, web apps, visual branding and social media strategies for a wide range of businesses. Based between London and Leamington Spa, Kenny has created websites and apps for organizations including SkillPill, the University of Warwick, Crenshaw Associates, Lennon Wright, Gadfly Media and the British Forces Broadcasting Service. He is a regular blogger and created IndigoMelody's 'How we Made It' web design blog and is passionate about digital education.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • How the Web Works—Tools and Languages of Web Design
  • HTML Part 1
  • HTML Part 2
  • CSS Part 1
  • CSS Part 2
  • CSS Part 3
  • JavaScript Part 1
  • JavaScript Part 2
  • JavaScript Part 3—Scope, Arrays and Loops
  • JavaScript Part 4
  • Creating the Website
  • Getting Your Website Online
  • Conclusion


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