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HTML Design Patterns and Javascript

Khaled Mahmoud
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Joined: Jul 15, 2006
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The title of the book seems interesting. I have two questions about this book:

1- Will this book improve my sense of design. I mean give me new design ideas and inspire new imaginations or just it is a technical book on CSS and HTML.

2- I am a Java Web Developer who is not directly involved in web page design. Is this book for me

Thanks in advance.

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Mike Bowers
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Joined: Oct 08, 2007
Posts: 42
Will "Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns" improve my sense of design?
Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns focuses on the technical patterns you need to use to code a design.

Thus, if you code web pages, this book is a must read. It is one of the few books on CSS written for the programmer rather than the designer. This book helps you translate a design into code that will reliably and accurately recreate the design.

My book doesn't teach how to design the look-and-feel of a web page. But, it will give you ideas on web-page layout, such as fluid layout, bread crumbs, tabs, rollups, popups, menus, etc.

To get a feel for what is in my book, you can visit its website and look all the examples in the book:
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subject: HTML Design Patterns and Javascript
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