Enter the Web Design Playground and start experimenting with all aspects of creating a web page—from design, to development, to publishing—in an easy-to-use free online workspace.
In Web Design Playground, Second Edition
you’ll learn essential tools of the web design trade, such as:
Web Design Playground, Second Edition
- Structuring a web page with HTML
- Styling a web page with CSS
- Modern page layout techniques
- Using colors in web design
- Making text look awesome with typography
teaches you modern HTML, CSS, and web design standards through fun projects that encourage you to get creative. You’ll have a blast experimenting with a landing page, photo gallery, portfolio site, and more while you learn important web design skills. Best of all, you’ll have free access to a custom online workspace, the “playground!”
about the technology
HTML, CSS, and the principles of good web design are all you need to build something beautiful! You’ll find them all inside this one-of-a-kind guide. Written by web designer and master teacher Paul McFedries, this unique book shapes and sharpens your skills in the always-relevant technologies of the web.
about the book
This exciting second edition of Web Design Playground
is fully updated with new technologies and thoughtful approaches for building modern websites. Discover timeless HTML and CSS techniques, and dive into their cool new tags and features, including Flexbox and CSS Grid. Four serious projects put your skills to the test and give you useful, real-world pages for your portfolio.
Don’t worry about setting up your own servers and domain names—the book comes with a free online “playground” to experiment with and get creative. You can concentrate on core skills like page layout and adding images and video, as well as learning typography, responsive design, and the other modern web design techniques. Before you know it, you’ll be ready to create gorgeous pages that reflect your creativity and style.
about the reader
If you can use a browser, you’re ready to create web pages!
about the author
has written more than 100 books, which have sold over four million copies worldwide.