Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5 (7th Edition)

Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5 (7th Edition)
By Terry Felke-Morris

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Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5 is intended for use in a beginning web development course. It is also suitable for all readers interested in developing web sites.

 

Using Hands-On Practice exercises and Web Site Case Studies to motivate readers, Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5 includes all the necessary lessons to guide students in developing highly effective Web sites. A well-rounded balance of hard skills (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript) and soft skills (Web Design, e-commerce, Web site promotion strategies) presents everything beginning Web developers need to know to build and promote successful Web sites.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It will help:

  • Build a Strong Foundation of Web Development Skills: A well-rounded foundation of hard and soft skills will help students design web pages for today and tomorrow.
  • Motivate Students with Hands-on Practice: This text emphasizes hands-on practice through practice exercises within the chapters, end-of-chapter exercises, and the development of websites through ongoing real-world case studies.
  • Reinforce Concepts with In-text Features: Throughout the book, emphasis is placed on web design, accessibility, and ethics. The appendixes in the Web Developer’s Handbook offer comprehensive, easy-to-use reference materials
  • Enhance Learning with Instructor and Student Supplements: Resources are available to expand on the topics presented in the text.

 


Product Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #109605 in Books
  • Published on: 2014-02-24
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.90" h x 1.10" w x 8.40" l, 2.75 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 704 pages

Editorial Reviews

From the Author

Free Student Files Download: wps.pearsoned.com/ecs_felke_webdevdesf_7/243/62410/15977113.cw/index.html
This is an exciting time to be in the field of web development! The new 7th edition of Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5  presents coding web pages in HTML5 and CSS3 with backwards-compatible techniques for older browsers, and also provides practice with new features of HTML5 & CSS3 that are supported by the most current versions of browsers. 
 
Updates for the 7th edition include:
  • Expanded coverage of new HTML5 elements and attributes
  • Expanded coverage of designing for the mobile web with new sections on
    responsive web design,
    mobile web design best practices,
    viewport meta tag,  
    CSS media queries,
    flexible images,
    and testing mobile display
  • Expanded coverage of CSS3 properties, including CSS3 flexible box layout
  • New sections providing an introduction to jQuery
  • Updated code samples, case studies, and web resources 
The approach of the book reflects my personal philosophy of teaching web development and emphasizes hands-on practice exercises. Case studies are included throughout the book to provide students an opportunity to apply their new skills. The textbook companion website at webdevfoundations.net has a page for each chapter with hyperlinks for websites listed in the book, information on emerging trends, additional examples, corrections, and review games. Instructor materials are available from the publisher's website.

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Free Student Files Download: wps.pearsoned.com/ecs_felke_webdevdesf_7/

About the Author
Terry Felke-Morris is a Professor of Computer Information Systems at William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois. She holds a Doctor of Education degree, a Master of Science degree in information systems, and numerous certifications, including Adobe Certified Dreamweaver 8 Developer, WOW Certified Associate Webmaster, Microsoft Certified Professional, Master CIW Designer, and CIW Certified Instructor.

Dr. Felke-Morris has been honored with Harper College’s Glenn A. Reich Memorial Award for Instructional Technology in recognition of her work in designing the college’s CIS Web Development program and courses. In 2006, she received the Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Online Course Award for use of Internet technology in the academic environment. Ms.Felke-Morris received two international awards in 2008: the Instructional Technology Council’s Outstanding e-Learning Faculty Award for Excellence and the MERLOT Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources–MERLOT Business Classics.

With over 25 years of information technology experience in business and industry, Dr. Felke-Morris published her first website in 1996 and has been working with the Web ever since. A long-time promoter of Web standards, she has been a member of the Web Standards Project Education Task Force. Dr. Felke-Morris helped to develop the Web Development certificate and degree programs at William Rainey Harper College and currently is the senior faculty member in that area. For more information about Dr. Felke-Morris, visit http://terrymorris.net.


Customer Reviews

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
2And then there was the joy of finding out the hard way when my projects ...
By R.M. Penn
Much of what was in the book sss already outdated. It literally said "outdated" in the textbook. And then there was the joy of finding out the hard way when my projects weren't going well that several important lines of code wouldn't work due to tech upgrades since the publishing date. Now I know that technology is improving g at a faster rate than a lot of textbooks, but when you have literally full pages of codes that say"outdated", I get a little snappy about it--why put that in there then? Leave it out instead of showing us the wrong way and then wait until the next leg to tell us "just kidding--hat will never work". Often the step by step directions left out key points. It's too bad too because the layout of the chapters was good and the projects that are worked on with the completion of each chapter and that build on the previous work is a great learning model. It's just unfortunate that the book can't possibly stay current with the technology. If they had a live version of it that could be updated when required, that would be fabulous.

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful.
2Good book but access code requires
By Amazon Customer
Kindle version need access code. Hard copy gets access code easily, buy kindle version is different. It should be available when someone purchase the book in Amazon kindle.

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful.
2One large flaw in the digital version of the book.
By T. Kinsley
The content of the book is generally good, and the code actually works (compared to other books that often have code errors). Unfortunately, there is also a large problem with the iPad version of this book... The publisher uses a light blue text for the code, which is very, very difficult to see. You spend a lot of time in this book copying code out of the book and into your computer, and for some reason the text that you need to type is written in a most awful, difficult-to-see color. This wouldn't be a big deal, except that the whole point of the book is to learn the code that is written in the horrible color. I just can't imagine what they were thinking when they made that color choice.

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