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Web Development with the Mac

Web Development with the Mac

Aaron Vegh

ISBN: 978-0-470-53399-4

Mar 2010

544 pages

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Description

Everything you need to know to create Web sites using your Mac

Create and deploy striking Web sites and apps on a Mac for your own business or for clients using the essential techniques in this focused guide. While most Web site how-tos are geared toward either designers or programmers, this detailed book covers both aspects, helping you develop the complete skill sets that you'll need professionally. Tap all of the out-of-the-box perks that Apple has to offer for Web development with these techniques and insights from a seasoned Mac Web developer.

  • Takes you through everything that Macs have to offer for Web development, such as a Web server, PHP, and Ruby on Rails; Macs come with these right out of the box, making setting up a Web development environment pushbutton-easy
  • Reveals the science and the artistry behind creating beautiful and intuitive Web pages using Apple technology
  • Covers the technical elements of Web page construction with HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, and Rails; then goes beyond to show you how to add creative flair using Photoshop

Turn your design and development skills into marketable assets with this essential guide for Apple users.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Internet Infrastructure.

Chapter 1: Bringing Your Business Online.

Chapter 2: Unix Is the Engine.

Chapter 3: Unix Applications.

Part II: Client-Side Development.

Chapter 4: xHTML.

Chapter 5: Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 6: JavaScript.

Part III: Web Design.

Chapter 7: Design Concepts.

Chapter 8: User Interface Design.

Chapter 9: Search Engine Optimization.

Chapter 10: Wireframe Basics.

Chapter 11: The Grid.

Chapter 12: Photoshop 101.

Part IV: Server-Side Development.

Chapter 13: Principles of Server-Side Development.

Chapter 14: MySQL Database Server.

Chapter 15: PHP Introduction.

Chapter 16: Ruby Introduction.

Chapter 17: Ruby on Rails.

Appendix A: Running a Freelance Web Business.

.Appendix B: Resources.

Glossary.

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