This announcement is a BIG DEAL.
This book puts everything you need to teach a class in web design or development with web standards into your hands. The book is easy to use in connection with InterACT’s 17 courses in 6 learning tracks making it the perfect tool and resource for teaching or learning contemporary web design best practices.
If you are a student who wants to learn about building a web site with web standards, this book will lead you there.
For educators, your semester will be a snap to plan with this book. It’s all right there for you.
The book is published by New Riders (2010). There are 10 authors. The major contributor being Chris Mills, with additional expertise from Erin Anderson, Virginia DeBolt, Derek Featherstone, Lars Gunther, Denise Jacobs, Leslie-Jensen-Inman, Christopher Schmitt, Glenda Sims and Aarron Walter. I’m really proud to have been a small part of making the book a reality, because I think the book is going to be very important to students and teachers who are looking for the a reliable resource for web design best practices.
In addition to the writers, a number of other people worked to bring this book to life. They include Aarron Walter as project manager, Patrick Lauke as technical editor, Jeff Riley as development editor, Leslie Jensen-Inman as creative director and Jessi Taylor as book and site designer.
Many kudos go to Leslie Jensen-Inman and Jessi Taylor. When you see this book and hold it in your hands you will realize what a work of art it is from a design and typography point of view. It’s a beautiful book.
Take a look at the table of contents:
- Learning on the Web
- Internet Fundamentals
- Writing for the Web
- Information Architecture Intro
- Site Planning
- Content Analysis
- Content Strategy
- HTML Intro
- CSS Intro
- Headings and Paragraphs
- Accessibility Intro
- Accessibility Helps
- Accessibility Testing
- Bringing it All Together
The InterACT with Web Standards book site has everything you need to know. There, you’ll find links to purchase the book, links to code examples from the book, links to bonus content, and links to the sample project. The site has links to information about InterACT, OWEA, and the Web Standards Project. You can take a peek inside the book, read some reviews, grab links to all the resources cited in the book, and MUCH MORE.
Buy now and take advantage of this limited time offer tweeted by @waspinteract.