20 Best Books for Web Designers & Developers
An eBook is an electronic book, one you read digitally on your computer, laptop screen or on devices called ebook readers. You will find them in various formats and until the industry has a standard accessible in all devices these various formats will exist.PDF format is a popular format for e books. All platforms are able to gain access and read PDF formatting.
Web site Design is a very important part of Graphic Design. Designing community always require useful resources and new techniques to bring innovation in their designs. Web designing or web development is a costly subject to learn. The regular printed books of this subject are really expensive On the other hand eBooks are less expensive than any printed books since they do not include the cost of the printing.
In this article, we are mentioning 20 must read Ebook for WebDesigners to open a new world of opportunities for them.
An Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
Flat Design and Colors
The Shape of Design
Web UI Design Patterns 2016
Design’s Iron Fist
Mobile UI Design Book of Trends 2015 & 2016
Free e-Book for UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016
Bright Ideas for User Experience Designers
2016 Web Design Best Practices Ebook Bundle
Responsive & Adaptive Web Design
Free Ebook for Web Design Trends 2015-2016
Adaptive Web Design
Building Web Apps with Go
Learn how to build and deploy web applications with Go.
10 Keys to Great Landing Pages
Learn from Great Design
2015 Web Design Trends
Free Ebook – Creativity & Consistency in UI Design
Learn how to design consistent interfaces without resorting To uniformity.
So You Want To Be A Freelancer?
Logo Design Guide
Pocket Guide to Writing SVG
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a language for describing two-dimensional graphics in XML. These graphics can consist of paths, images, and/or text that are able to be scaled and resized without losing image quality. Inline SVG refers to the embedded code written to generate these graphics in the browser.
Free Ebook – The Evolution of Flat Design Trends
Elegant Web UI Design Techniques
Free Ebook Web UI Design for the Human Eye (Colors, Space, Contrast)
This free e-book by UXPin explores the best way to create the most effective initial impacts through meaningful visual and interaction design. The book addresses topics including UX design, UI design, optical illusions, and human psychology.
11 Things to Do with Every New WordPress Install
Free E Book – Minimalism in Web Design
See how to create more elegant and usable interfaces through subtraction.
Designing for the Web
Designing for the web is different than designing for any other medium. The breadth of skills required is sometimes daunting. The depth of experience required, seemingly unobtainable.
Free eBook – A Guide to HTML5 and CSS3
Free Ebook Interaction Design Best Practices (Time & Behavior)
This free e-book include Best practices from 20+ top companies including Mint, MailChimp, Kickstarter, Netflix, Google and AirBnB.Practical explanations of complex topics such as reducing friction, distraction through animation, modifying user habits, and more.Example-driven approach that keeps every chapter interesting through rich illustrations, screenshots, and references to real-world scenarios
Free Ebook – Web UI Trends Present & Future (Typography)
Learn how to apply typography best practices from only the best hand-picked examples.
Essential Career Advice for Developers
Magic of CSS
The Magic of CSS is an ebook that will familiarize you with a lot of the trickiest aspects of CSS. It includes chapters on the box model, layout, tables, colour, typography and transitions, and does include interactive examples.This book is written by Adam Schwartz.
Free E Book – Web UI Best Practices
Learn the theory and practice of web UI design from industry leaders and top companies.
Mobile UI Design Patterns 2014
The UX Reader
Web Design Book of Trends
Pocket Guide to Writing SVG
HTML Canvas Deep Dive
The Elements of Typographic Style Applied to the Web
Design Your Imagination
Design Your Imagination is a complete and comprehensive guide on website design suitable for freshers and expert web designers. The book has been written by some of most seasoned professionals and is divided into 28 comprehensive chapters. Each chapter is on a specific topic with a number of examples for better understanding. The language is lucid, to-the-point and easy to understand.
Guide to Guerrilla Freelancing ebook
The best articles from Gurilla Freelancing that will help guide new freelancers in the right direction as well as give them insight into the benefits and drawbacks of freelance life, some things you must be aware of as well as some guerrilla marketing tactics to get them going.
Web Style Guide
An in-depth resource that offers information and instruction related to several areas of web development, including interface design, information architecture and usability.The book explains established design principles and illustrates how they apply to projects whose primary concerns are information design and efficient search and navigation.Beginner and advanced designers will find this to be one of the most practical guides available.
Adaptive Web Design
Gustafson’s book helps you understand the history, mechanisms and practical application of progressive enhancement. Jeffrey Zeldman, Happy Cog founder, heartily recommends the book: “Coined by Steven Champeon of the Web Standards Project in the early 2000s, ‘progressive enhancement’ is the key idea behind standards-based web design. Both a method and a philosophy, it yields experiences that are accessible to all. Through mastery of progressive enhancement, we stop designing for browsers and start designing for people. No one has done a better, clearer, or more thorough job of illuminating progressive enhancement in all its richness than Aaron Gustafson … nor is anyone likely to.
The Design Funnel: A Manifesto For Meaningful Design
This manifesto is a creative way of approaching the design dilemma. Interesting, well written and still relevant, it is a great web design whitepaper you will be sure to enjoy, especially with Stephen Hay’s years of experience thrown in the mix.
This book has been made to help you learn the 10 broad classifications of type. These are the basic foundations of what you need to learn to learn typography and it is essential for any designer to know how to classify type.
Go Mobile With WordPress (PDF)
How to Start a Blog (PDF)
The Beginner’s Guide to Successful Blogging.
Developing Backbone.js Applications
PHP – The Right Way
Locking Down WordPress
WordPress Meet Responsive Design
The Guide to Wireframing
Graphic Design for Non-profit Organizations(PDF)
This unusual book is by Vignelli and Peter Laundry, and was published in 1980 in partnership with AIGA. The ebook focuses on design and finest practices for non-profit organizations, but the content is a great resource in general and the teachings can be applied basically anywhere. There are sections on grids, typography, formats, logotypes, and color, just to name a few.
Logo Design Guide (PDF)