Reading has now taken a complete new dimension with the induction of new eBook devices such as Nook and Kindle. But still book with heavy images takes long to load and do not work well (users of PDF on eBook will agree with me am sure). So now most of the designers and developers prefer reading the in the older printed style.
So keeping in view the trend of today we have today showcased a list of 25 Awesome Printed Web Design and Development Books for you all. Take a look!
(Note: Prices of books’ digital form are also mentioned for your convince)
1-Awesome Web Design
Crafting Rich Experience With Progressive Enhancement (Print: $22)
2-Mobile First & Responsive Web Design Bundle
(Print: $30, Ebook: $15, Print/Ebook Bundle: $38)
This book bundle is from A Book Apart. Mobile First is a great strategic guide for mobile design while the later is on designing mobile browser, netbooks and tablets. Their authors are Like Wroblewski and Ethane Marcotte, respectively.
3-The Smashing Book Bundle
(Print: $49.80, Ebook: $24.90, Print/Ebook Bundle: $69.70)
This duo book bundle is a smashing offer of Smashing Magazine, first book focuses on basics such as usability, colors theory and designing rules, while the other one is majorly focusing on advice and tips on building mobile apps and e-commerce website. However, third book of the same series is also ready and is scheduled to be released by the end the month (April, 2012)
4-Photography For The Web
(Print: $34.95, Ebook: $29.95, Print/Ebook Bundle: $39.90)
Photography for web is an awesome book on digital photography. The photographer Paul Duncanson has covered light efficieny, displaying and sharing photos online, software tips to enhance images and a lot more.
5-The Adobe Photoshop Layers Book
A whole book dedicated to Photoshop Layers, enough said!
6-Don’t Make Me Think
A Common Sense Approach To Web Usability (Print: $22.22)
This is a record breaking printed book of design and developing, and has been able to guide more than 100,000 users, teaching them designing billboards, navigation, usability testing and a lot more! It’s a must have for every designer.
7-The Web Designer’s Idea Book, Vol 1.2
Patrick McNeil, has been able to write the most inspirational book. This book comes with a cluster of 650 websites divided on the basis of style, types and structural elements.
8-100 Things Every Designer Needs To Know About People
Author Swan M. Weinschenk helps all the designers, know what non-designers point of view is and how they see designs, through this book.
9-The Little Black Book Of Design
This little book is of big impact for the designers. It has a lot of useful tips for all the designers and developers.
This book is more useful for backend designers who want to learn how to create the database.
11-Effortless E-commerce with PHP and MySQL
This PHP and MySQL focuses on e-commerce and is more for front end user unlike the book mentioned above.
12-Murach’s PHP and MySQL
This one book is beneficial for both beginners and advanced developers. This is an awesome book which will guide anyone who wants to learn PHP and MySQL.
14-PHP Solutions: Dynamic Web Design Made Easy
This is another introductory book on PHP and MySQL database.