Producing for the Web
Routledge – 2000 – 176 pages
Series: Media Skills
Producing for the Web is a clear and practical guide to the planning, setting up and management of a web site. It gives readers a comprehensive overview of the current technologies available for on-line communications and shows how to use then for maximum effect when planning a web site.
Producing for the Web sets out the practical toolkit that a web producer will require to create their site, from web and image editors to information processing and programme applications. Supported by a regularly updated and comprehensive web site, Producing for the Web includes:
* an introduction to the Internet and the World Wide Web
* illustrated examples of good page design and site content
* on-line support, tutorials and information on latest technologies
* advice on content, maintenance and how to use sites effectively
* how best to maximise available programmes and applications
* tips on writing and style
* a discussion about ethics and regulation
* an extensive list of resources and Internet terminology.
'Producing for the Web is a very useful guide to creating a web site …' - .net
'Producing for the Web gives an excellent insight into the main issues of creating a website and offers a good foundation of knowledge.' - .net
Jason Whittaker is a lecturer in journalism, media and English at Falmouth College of Arts where he specialises in web design and on-line journalism. He is a former editor of PC Advisor where he is now a contributing editor.