There is tons of information online related to webdesign & development, including E-books but not all of the information is useful or of good quality. Blogs and tutorials are great resources but sometimes a well structured book focused on the subject is just too good to pass up.
Here are five great books on web design you’ll want to add to your virtual (or actual) bookshelf. Click the Covers to enter the author’s website!
1. Rockstar WordPress Designer
PDF – Ebook : $29
Managing web content has always been tricky, but with WordPress, any web designer can have a flexible, free and powerful CMS to use not just on blogging projects, but on all sorts of websites. In How To Be a Rockstar WordPress Designer you will learn step by step how to take a straight HTML site and power it with WordPress.
2. Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook
PDF – Ebook : $24.49
This book is your essential guide to understanding the advantages you can bring to your web pages by implementing web standards and knowing precisely how to apply them.
3. The Principles of Beautiful Web Design
PDF – Ebook : $29.95
Tired of making web sites that work absolutely perfectly but just don’t, well, look very nice? Using The Principles of Beautiful Web Design, you’ll see just how easy it can be to create aesthetically pleasing and usable web site designs.
4. The Art & Science Of CSS
PDF – Ebook : $29.95
(free sample available)
Beautifully presented in full color, this book will teach you how to apply innovative CSS-based techniques to create visually stunning headings, forms, menus, navigation, backgrounds, and much more…
5. Designing for the Web
PDF – Ebook : $20.00 (£12)
A Practical Guide to Designing for the Web aims to teach you techniques for designing your website using the principles of graphic design. Featuring five sections, each covering a core aspect of graphic design: Getting Started, Research, Typography, Colour, and Layout. Learn solid graphic design theory that you can simply apply to your designs, making the difference from a good design to a great one.