Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Typical workstations, part of Introduction to Web Design and Development.
- In this chapter, we're gonna focus on the…different tools used by professional web designers.…I'm gonna start by talking about a typical workstation…and some of the physical tools that…you're gonna need to be a productive designer.…The good news is that most typical web design workstations…aren't that complex and don't need to be especially robust.…You shouldn't need to drain your bank account…by buying the most powerful and advanced computer hardware…on the market or purchase new equipment every year.…I'm using a three-year old MacBook Pro and…it still works great for what I do.…My rule is as long as it supports the way you…like to work, it's going to be effective.…
The first thing I wanna talk about is your computer.…I'm not gonna go into models, processors,…or other specs because quite frankly,…they'd be dated the moment the scores comes out.…Rather, I wanna talk in general terms…about what type of system to get.…First, I recommend getting a fairly powerful laptop.…Web designers tend to do a lot of traveling…
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- 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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