Don’t Make Me Think, 2nd Edition

Since it was first published in 2000, Don’t Make Me Think has sold over 250,000 copies, and a lot of people have said a lot of very nice things about it.

Take Jeffrey Zeldman, author of Designing with Web Standards, for instance:

After reading it over a couple of hours and putting its ideas to work for the past five years, I can say it has done more to improve my abilities as a Web designer than any other book.

HTML5: Up & Running

If you don’t know about the new features available in HTML5, now’s the time to find out. This book provides practical information about how and why the latest version of this markup language will significantly change the way you develop for the Web. HTML5: Up & Running carefully guides you though the important changes in this version with lots of hands-on examples, including markup, graphics, and screenshots. You’ll learn how to use HTML5 markup to add video, offline capabilities, and more — and you’ll be able to put that functionality to work right away.