Join Laurie Burruss for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing the Web Developer toolbar and Firebug, part of Web Site Planning and Wireframing: Hands-On Training.
Now that I have downloaded and installed Firefox 3, one of the things that I…like to do as a web designer/developer is to install two extensions that help…save me time and are basically like having a full time person working for me.…The first extension is the Web Developer toolbar and the second extension is…Firebug. I'll demonstrate the Web Developer toolbar first. This extension was…designed and distributed by Chris Pederick. We are on his web site. It adds a…menu and a toolbar to your browser and it gives you all kinds of tools that the…web designer and the developer can use to enhance, test, dissect, validate, do…all kinds of things that a designer needs to do to see how that page is…displaying in the browser.…
It is easy to do. You just click on the link. If Firefox pops up this yellow…bar, go ahead and allow it to make a pop-up window. When you see the Install…Now button turn dark blue, click on it and that means it is installed, go ahead…and restart Firefox. Firefox in its new version in 3 will try to restore your…
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After learning the tools and techniques demonstrated in this course, viewers can continue on to the next course in this series: Creating a CSS Style Guide: Hands-On Training.
- Seeing, scanning, and reading a web page
- Understanding naming conventions
- Creating file structures
- Understanding page hierarchy
- Using Acrobat and Photoshop with wireframes
- Building a professional wireframe from scratch
- Identifying and using web standards in site design
- Usability Testing
Skill Level Beginner
1. How the Internet Works
2. Using Your Browser
Choosing a browser3m 12s
3. Deconstructing a Web Page
4. Learning the Ground Rules
5. Designing for the Internet
A case study4m 57s
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