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Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual By Matthew MacDonald

Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

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Summary

Whether you want to build a personal website, an e-commerce site, a website for a specific occasion or promotion, or a blog, this book presents you with things from planning to launching, with detailed instructions and clear-headed advice for using ready-to-use building blocks, powerful tools like CSS and JavaScript, and Google's Blogger.

Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual Summary

Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald

Think you have to be a technical wizard to build a great web site? Think again. If you want to create an engaging website, this thoroughly revised, completely updated edition of "Creating Web Sites: The Missing Manual" demystifies the process and provides tools, techniques, and expert guidance for developing a professional and reliable web presence.Whether you want to build a personal website, an e-commerce site, a blog, or a website for a specific occasion or promotion, this book gives you detailed instructions and clear-headed advice for: everything from planning to launching. From picking and buying a domain name, choosing a Web hosting firm, building your site, and uploading the files to a web server, this book teaches you the nitty-gritty of creating your home on the Web. It features ready-to-use building blocks. Creating your own website doesn't mean you have to build everything from scratch. You'll learn how to incorporate loads of pre-built and freely available tools like interactive menus, PayPal shopping carts, Google ads, and Google Analytics.The modern Web - Today's best looking sites use powerful tools like Cascading Style Sheets (for sophisticated page layout), JavaScript (for rollover buttons and cascading menus), and video. This book doesn't treat these topics as fancy frills. From step one, you'll learn easy ways to create a powerful site with these tools. Blogs - Learn the basics behind the Web's most popular form of self-expression. And take a step-by-step tour through Blogger, the Google-run blogging service that will have you blogging before you close this book. This isn't just another dry, uninspired book on how to create a website. "Creating Websites: The Missing Manual" is a witty and intelligent guide you need to make your ideas and vision a web reality.

About Matthew MacDonald

Matthew MacDonald is a developer, author, and educator in all things Visual Basic and .NET. He's worked with Visual Basic and ASP since their initial versions, and written over a dozen books on the subject, including The Book of VB .NET (No Starch Press) and Visual Basic 2005: A Developer's Notebook (O'Reilly). He has also written Excel 2007:The Missing Manual, Excel 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual, Access 2007:The Missing Manual, and Access 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual, all from O'Reilly. His website is www.prosetech.com.

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GOR011143758
9780596520977
0596520972
Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual by Matthew MacDonald
Used - Like New
Paperback
O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
2009-01-16
587
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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