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Design Concepts with Code

An Approach for Developers

Authors: Blatnik, Stanko, Carey, Kelly

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This book is all about getting developers to realize good, solid interface design for their products by considering a reasonable set of design axioms. Design Concepts with Code: An Approach for Developers shows how you can create design through code by using technologies such as SVG, XHTML, XML, XSLT, and XSL-FO. It explores how, by using some simple scripting, you don't even need to touch applications like Adobe Photoshop.

This book offers clear and concise design concepts, examples, and projects that will strengthen your proficiency with design in a short period of time. You'll learn that you can capture the critical design requirements of a project through conversations with clients and users. As a developer, you can follow these simple guidelines to improve how your product communicates with its target audience.

About the authors

Stanko Blatnik teaches online courses for the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina on XML technologies, SVG, and process control. He also directs a nonprofit institute in Velenje, Slovenia: the Institute for Symbolic Analysis and Development of Information Technologies. In addition, Stanko writes about topics such as Balkan and European beaurocracy, patents and new technologies, and the hydrogen economy for journals in Slovenia. A physicist by trade, Stanko spent 15 years teaching and administering at the University of Tuzla, in Tuzla, Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introducing Interface Design

    Carey, Kelly (et al.)

    Pages 1-35

  • Introducing Design Principles

    Carey, Kelly (et al.)

    Pages 37-71

  • Project 1: Building an Open-Source Portal

    Carey, Kelly (et al.)

    Pages 73-102

  • Implementing Design Elements: Line, Type, and Shape

    Carey, Kelly (et al.)

    Pages 103-141

  • Implementing Design Elements: Texture, Space, Size, Value, and Layout

    Carey, Kelly (et al.)

    Pages 143-176

Buy this book

eBook $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-0790-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-59059-111-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Design Concepts with Code
Book Subtitle
An Approach for Developers
Authors
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Kelly Carey and Stanko Blatnik
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0790-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0790-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-111-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 384
Number of Illustrations and Tables
166 b/w illustrations, 1308 illustrations in colour
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