Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Different areas of web design, part of Introduction to Web Design and Development.
- Web design has become an incredibly blended field.…When I was first starting out in the mid 90s,…all you really needed to know was a little HTML,…how to create links, and how to place images on the page.…You go out and find a tool like Dreamweaver…or GoLive and you're were set.…Well, we face a much different landscape now.…One in which there are so many technologies…and processes used that it's quite common to find…web designers that specialize in a specific area…of web design or a specific technology.…I wanna share a few of those specializations…with you so you can have a better idea as to…specific areas that you might wanna focus on and…have a clearer picture of the amount of…diversity involved in the field of web design.…
First, I wanna talk about a Generalist.…A Generalist is a designer that is…strong in the core skills of web design…and is relatively well practiced in…the entire process of creating sites,…from planning and prototyping all…the way through building and testing.…This is the individual that can build an entire…
- What is web design?
- What is a web designer?
- Learning to code
- Choosing a web host
- Working with a CMS
- Exploring how websites are structured
- Choosing your framework or software
- Designing with standards and accessibility in mind
Skill Level Beginner
1. Exploring Web Design
2. The Field of Web Design
3. Getting Started
4. Exploring Tools
5. Learning Web Design
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