Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 – HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, 2nd Edition

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 – HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, 2nd Edition
  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Sams; 2nd edition (April 25, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0672335905
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672335907
eBook Description:

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 – HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, 2nd Edition

Microsoft Expression Web 4 offers a fundamentally new and better approach to building standards-compliant sites for every platform and device. Expression Web 4 (with the brand-new Service Pack 2), is a major upgrade, offering powerful new tools for working with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, and many other productivity and usability improvements. In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, this book will help readers gain true mastery of Expression Web 4, so they can build state-of-the-art Web sites and applications with far less work.

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build state-of-the-art websites with Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 – HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, 2nd Edition! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master the entire web development process, from concept through delivery. You’ll learn how to plan, design, and construct sites that are easy to manage and update, work perfectly on every browser, and get noticed by every search engine! Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success, no matter what kind of site you’re building!

Microsoft Expression Web 4 offers a fundamentally new and better approach to building standards-compliant sites for every platform and device. Expression Web 4 (with the brand-new Service Pack 2), is a major upgrade, offering powerful new tools for working with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, and many other productivity and usability improvements.

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build state-of-the-art websites with Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 – HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, 2nd Edition! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master the entire web development process, from concept through delivery. You’ll learn how to plan, design, and construct sites that are easy to manage and update, work perfectly on every browser, and get noticed by every search engine! Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success, no matter what kind of site you’re building!

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, this book will help readers gain true mastery of Expression Web 4, so they can build state-of-the-art Web sites and applications with far less work. This edition adds extensive new coverage, including:

  • Expression Web’s HTML 5, CSS 3, and jQuery support
  • saving custom workspaces
  • customizing toolbars
  • universal comment/uncomment
  • the new Snippets Panel
  • improved Snapshot Panel interactivity
  • authentication forms

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 – HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, 2nd Edition

Each lesson builds on everything that’s come before, helping readers learn all of Expression Web’s core features from the ground up. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book takes readers from concept through delivery, teaching modern best practices throughout. Step-by-step instructions carefully walk readers through key tasks… Quizzes and Exercises help them confirm their knowledge… “Did You Know?” tips offer insider advice and shortcuts… and “Watch Out!” alerts help readers avoid problems. By the time they’re finished, readers won’t just understand Expression Web 4: they’ll be comfortable using it in real-world projects.

Microsoft Expression Web 4 offers a fundamentally new and better approach to building standards-compliant sites for every platform and device. Expression Web 4 (with the brand-new Service Pack 2), is a major upgrade, offering powerful new tools for working with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, and many other productivity and usability improvements.

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build state-of-the-art websites with Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 – HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, 2nd Edition! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master the entire web development process, from concept through delivery. You’ll learn how to plan, design, and construct sites that are easy to manage and update, work perfectly on every browser, and get noticed by every search engine! Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success, no matter what kind of site you’re building!

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Expression Web 4 SP2 tasks.
Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
By the Way, Did You Know?, and Watch Out! boxes offer advice and solutions.

Learn how to…

  • Make the most of the new features, updated interface, and advanced standards support in Expression Web 4 SP2
  • Implement custom processes, toolbars, and workspaces for building sites faster
  • Use the new SEO Checker to consistently optimize pages for search engines
  • Write error-free code quickly with Code view and IntelliSense
  • Rapidly format (or reformat) hundreds of pages with Dynamic Web Templates
  • Use new jQuery UI widgets to create accordions, tabbed boxes, and interactive calendars
  • Embed HTML5 video apps from YouTube or other sites
  • Find and fix cross-browser inconsistencies with SP2’s improved SuperPreview
  • Test protected functionality or live sites that require login
  • Use new publishing options to go live more quickly

Author Info

Morten Rand-Hendriksen is the owner and creative director of Pink & Yellow Media, a boutique-style design company providing digital media consulting and creations for individuals, businesses, and broadcast television. He was awarded the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award for his work with Microsoft Expression in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

In addition to Microsoft Expression Web, Morten is considered an expert on the publishing platform WordPress and he has published numerous articles and videos and done public speaking engagements on both topics.

Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 – HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, 2nd Edition is Morten’s fourth published book. He is a regular contributor to the official Microsoft Expression newsletter and has been published in international design magazines. You can find more tutorials, articles, and other design-related musings on Morten’s blog at www.designisphilosophy.com, and you can follow his rants on Twitter under the name @mor10. Also, you might run into him in different forums and newsgroups throughout the Web, usually using the same handle.

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