In this post-Ajaxian Web 2.0 world of wikis, folksonomies, and mashups, well-planned information architecture has never been more essential. This classic primer shows information architects, designers, and web site developers how to build large-scale and maintainable web sites that are easy to navigate and appealing to users. The third edition is updated to address emerging technologies while maintaining its focus on fundamentals.
With the recipes in this book, you’ll take full advantage of the vast collection of community-contributed modules that make the Drupal web framework useful and unique. Learn how to combine modules in interesting ways to develop a variety of community-driven websites. You get case studies that outline specific requirements for several projects — a wiki, publishing workflow site, photo gallery, product review site, online store, user group site, and more. This second edition offers through coverage of Drupal 7.
Widely praised for its in-depth coverage of Drupal internals, bestselling Pro Drupal Development has been completely updated for Drupal 6 in this latest edition, and there are even more tricks of the trade to help you further yourself as a professional Drupal developer.
Assuming you already know how to install and bring a standard installation online, John K. VanDyk gives you everything else you need to customize your Drupal installation however you see fit. Pro Drupal Development, Second Edition delves deep into Drupal internals, showing you how to take full advantage of its powerful architecture.
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.
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.