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The most influential web design book ever written, completely updated to cover motion graphics, broadband interactive design, and more. Since it was first published in 1995, designing web graphics has been the seminal resource for web designers to learn the basics and then the nuances of solid design for the web. Lynda Weinman has been updating the book to reflect changes in the technologies affecting web design, but dwg.4 has been largely rewritten from the ground up. Included is coverage of motion graphics made possible by the Flash phenomenon, broadband-enabled graphics issues, usability, and more. Lynda is rewriting the book so that all coverage of specific tools is focused on the essential functionality of these programs (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, etc.) and not on version-specific attributes of the software, making the book relevant longer for more users.
Lynda Weinman has been teaching computer graphics since 1984. She has worked as a faculty member at Art Center College of Design, UCLA, American Film Institute (AFI), and San Francisco State Multimedia Studies Program. Lynda has written magazine articles for MacWorld, MacUser, MacWeek, Step-by-Step Graphics, and How magazines. She has been a speaker at many industry events, including MacWorld, Seybold, Photoshop World, Thunder Lizard Web and Photoshop conferences, DV Expo, LA DV Show, SIGGRAPH, and Comdex. She has worked as a consultant for Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, and many other corporations.
Lynda formed lynda.com, inc. in 1997 with her husband and illustrator Bruce Heavin. Lynda.com creates training materials for creative professionals in the form of books, CD-ROMs, online tutorials, classes, and events. Lynda.com is the co-founder of FlashForward, a conference for Macromedia Flash developers. Other events, such as After Effects West and the Traveling Road Show, have been produced exclusively by lynda.com. To learn more, check out http://www.lynda.com!
The book gives insight to some basic knowledge in web design, eg colors, file types etc. It builds up the information smoothly.Published on February 15, 2008 by Arun K. Lal
I own a total of (4) of Lynda Weinman's books.
Very detailed, very informative, and an excellent reference to have on your book shelf. Read more
I have this book for a long time now. It's a very thorow guide for building a website from the very beginning. Read morePublished on January 12, 2007 by M. R. van Wijnbergen
This is a good reference book for Web Designers. It covers the basic concepts of color usage on the Web. It also gives many hints and examples of good Web design.Published on March 6, 2006 by J. Whitaker
This is 500 pages spanning 30 chapters that are not very technical at all but explain a lot of facts relating to designing web graphics and websites. Read morePublished on September 19, 2003 by Harinath Thummalapalli