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By Matthew MacDonald

HTML5 is greater than a markup language—it’s a suite of a number of self sustaining net criteria. thankfully, this extended consultant covers every little thing you would like in a single handy position. With step by step tutorials and real-world examples, HTML5: The lacking Manual indicates you the way to construct net apps that come with video instruments, dynamic portraits, geolocation, offline positive aspects, and responsive layouts for cellular devices.

The very important things you have to know:

Structure websites extra effectively. learn the way HTML5 is helping website design instruments and se's paintings smarter.
Add audio and video with out plugins. construct playback pages that paintings in each browser.
Create lovely visuals with Canvas. Draw shapes, images, and textual content; play animations; and run interactive games.
Jazz up your pages with CSS3. upload fancy fonts and crowd pleasing results with transitions and animation.
Design larger net forms. gather details from viewers extra successfully with HTML5 shape elements.
Build it as soon as, run it everywhere. Use responsive layout to make your website glance sturdy on pcs, capsules, and smartphones.
Include wealthy computing device features. construct self-sufficient internet apps that paintings offline and shop the information clients desire.

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By Matthew MacDonald

HTML5 is greater than a markup language—it’s a suite of a number of self sustaining net criteria. thankfully, this extended consultant covers every little thing you would like in a single handy position. With step by step tutorials and real-world examples, HTML5: The lacking Manual indicates you the way to construct net apps that come with video instruments, dynamic portraits, geolocation, offline positive aspects, and responsive layouts for cellular devices.

The very important things you have to know:

Structure websites extra effectively. learn the way HTML5 is helping website design instruments and se's paintings smarter.
Add audio and video with out plugins. construct playback pages that paintings in each browser.
Create lovely visuals with Canvas. Draw shapes, images, and textual content; play animations; and run interactive games.
Jazz up your pages with CSS3. upload fancy fonts and crowd pleasing results with transitions and animation.
Design larger net forms. gather details from viewers extra successfully with HTML5 shape elements.
Build it as soon as, run it everywhere. Use responsive layout to make your website glance sturdy on pcs, capsules, and smartphones.
Include wealthy computing device features. construct self-sufficient internet apps that paintings offline and shop the information clients desire.

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Skilled designers will usually create better designs than nondesigners, but no matter how experienced you are, you’re bound to make some mistakes and have some false expectations about the users. The only way to be sure is to gather information from actual users, and this can be accomplished by various means, such as focus groups, interviews, and usability testing. We’ll cover these techniques throughout the book. In the User’s Absence Why wouldn’t you gather information from users for every design decision?

Various paper-and-pencil techniques can help you work out designs from a user-centered perspective, and we’ll cover these throughout the book as well. THE DESIGN PROCESS Our general design process is illustrated in Figure 1-1. We call this the Pervasive Usability Process. This process is relevant to design in almost any domain whatsoever. In the figure, evaluation appears below, on its own, to indicate that similar types of evaluation can occur at different stages of design. Evaluation helps to ensure that the design is on track to satisfy the goals of the design.

Final text and graphic content must be developed, and the site must be coded. Common evaluation methods include quality assurance, user testing, and field testing. ” Stage 5. Launch Finally, the product is launched and made available to the public. Just before launch, a final quality testing phase must assure that everything is ready to go online; immediately after launch, the correctness of the site must again be verified. Later, a web site will continue to be maintained and refined, and the design process is repeated again from step 1.

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