Designing Web and Mobile Graphics by Christopher Schmitt
Fundamental concepts for web and interactive projects (Voices That Matter)

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Graphics are key to the user experience of online content, especially now that users are accessing that content on a multitude of devices: smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktops. This book provides foundational methodology for optimal use of graphics that begins with HTML and CSS, and delves into the worlds of typography, color, transparency, accessibility, imagery, and layout for optimal delivery on all the different devices people use today.
 
It serves beginners and intermediate web builders alike with a complete foundation needed to create successful illustrative and navigational imagery for web and mobile. Coverage includes:

lessons on typography, icons, color, and images the latest information on HTML5, CSS3, and other modern technologies in-depth exploration of image formats: GIF, PNG, JPEG, and SVG ways to employ adaptive strategies for responsive web design


 

About Christopher Schmitt

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Christopher Schmitt is the founder of Heatvision.com, Inc., an Austin-based new media publishing and design firm. An award-winning web designer who has been working in the medium for twenty years, Christopher interned for both David Siegel and Lynda Weinman as an undergraduate at Florida State University. He has a Masters in Communication for Interactive and New Communication Technologies, and is the author of six books, Including CSS Cookbook, which was named Best Web Design Book of 2006.
 
Published December 21, 2012 by New Riders. 308 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology. Non-fiction

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