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Confident Web Design: Master the Fundamentals of Website Creation and Supercharge Your Career

Kenny Wood



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Kogan Page
15 January 2018
Web graphics & design; Advice on careers & achieving success
This is your ultimate beginner's guide to the skills of web design. Confident Web Design takes you on a practical journey during which you will discover the techniques to allow you to publish a basic website from scratch. Whether you want to develop web design skills to set yourself apart in a competitive job market, power your entrepreneurial pursuits by creating a new website to showcase your product or business idea, or simply boost your professional performance in your current job, Confident Web Design is the perfect beginner's resource.

In Confident Web Design, each chapter is supported by exclusive online exercises to allow you to put your knowledge into practice and perfect the techniques. The book's structure is designed to break down each skill into manageable chunks, aided by helpful examples, technical term glossaries, tables and images to support you as you learn. Written in accessible and engaging language, author Kenny Wood shares his passion and enthusiasm for modern web design through this essential guide.

Online resources include practical exercises for readers to test out their new skills and consolidate their learning.
By:   Kenny Wood
Imprint:   Kogan Page
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 233mm,  Width: 157mm,  Spine: 16mm
Weight:   460g
ISBN:   9780749481001
ISBN 10:   0749481005
Series:   Confident Series
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   15 January 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified
    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: How the Web Works and the Tools and Languages of Web Design;
  • Section - 1: HTML;
    • Chapter - 02: HTML Part 1;
    • Chapter - 03: HTML Part 2;
  • Section - 2: CSS;
    • Chapter - 04: CSS Part 1;
    • Chapter - 05: CSS Part 2;
    • Chapter - 06: CSS Part 3;
  • Section - 3: JavaScript;
    • Chapter - 07: JavaScript Part 1;
    • Chapter - 08: JavaScript Part 2;
    • Chapter - 09: JavaScript Part 3;
    • Chapter - 10: JavaScript Part 4;
  • Section - 4: Putting Everything Into Practice;
    • Chapter - 11: Creating the Website;
    • Chapter - 12: Getting Your Website Online;
    • Chapter - 13: Conclusion;

Kenny Wood has over 12 years of experience in web design and is the founder and director of IndigoMelody, a digital agency that specializes in creating websites, web apps, visual branding and social media strategies for a wide range of businesses. Based between London and Leamington Spa, Kenny has created websites and apps for organizations including SkillPill, Globelynx, the University of Warwick, Crenshaw Associates, Lennon Wright, Gadfly Media and the British Forces Broadcasting Service. He is a regular blogger and created IndigoMelody's 'How we Made It' web design blog and is passionate about digital education.

Reviews for Confident Web Design: Master the Fundamentals of Website Creation and Supercharge Your Career

A refreshing, myth-busting read that needs to be on hand for anybody who takes their web presence seriously. --Gerry Griffin, Founder, Skill Pill This book is a thorough guide to web design, with a thoughtful balance between theory and practical exercises. It will leave you feeling extremely confident about developing your own high-quality website. --Elliott Mould, Founder and Director, MindZone Everything you need to know to create an amazing website - simply. With this as book as your guide, anyone can create themselves a website. --Anna Cleland, Founder and Director, Ixia Consultancy

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