Posts in the Books category
19 February 2012
Recently, @MikeStreety wrote a blog post called My Favourite 5 Books, started a #bookstobuy hashtag on Twitter, and suggested that a few other folks could write blog posts with a similar theme. Here’s my contribution to that.
I found it quite difficult choose only five from my bookshelf so I’ve chosen five books that I found easy to read. My concentration span for reading seems a lot less these days so if I find a book easy to read, that’s quite a compliment! Anyway, without further ado, here are my #bookstobuy book suggestions.
03 December 2010
At this time of year, I normally pick out some web design books that I want to read over the Christmas holidays. I'm spoilt for choice this year.
03 August 2010
HTML5 is quite a hot topic at the moment and it's likely that you will be developing websites with this new version of HTML within a few years (if not sooner).
09 June 2010
If you have developed websites for some time, you have probably organised the website navigation and content as sensibly as you can for your potential website visitors and to satisfy the website's objectives.
20 April 2010
Microformats Made Simple aims to teach you about microformats, what they are, the benefits of usage, and how they can be used in your website (X)HTML. The book starts with an introduction that includes a description of the history of microformats and their design patterns. Subsequently, each of the main microformats, and several draft microformats, are explained in their own chapters. Each section describes the advantages of using the microformat, its properties and syntax, the mark-up you might use, and how the microformat is applied to several (X)HTML examples. The book is clearly written in a conversational tone and it’s ideal if you are new to microfomats or even if you have dabbled with them (like me). After reading the book, I feel that I am much better equipped to identify and publish microformatted data in my websites.
11 March 2010
I am reading a new jQuery book from Sitepoint at the moment. It's called jQuery: Novice to Ninja and it promises to take you from beginner to expert.
12 November 2009
Would you like your website to perform better? Do you want people to buy more of your product from it? or attract a higher number of sales leads?
30 September 2009
There are new editions of Designing with Web Standards by Jeffery Zeldman and CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions by Andy Budd coming along in the next few months
25 August 2009
The third edition of The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Trick and Hacks by Rachel Andrew is now available from Sitepoint.
03 July 2009
Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design by Dan Cederholm and Ethan Marcotte is a new book [and DVD] due in August.