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Producing for Web 2.0: A Student Guide (Media Skills)

Producing for Web 2.0: A Student Guide (Media Skills)
Author: Jason Whittaker
ISBN 13: 9780415486224
ISBN 10: 41548622
Edition: 3
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2009-07-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
List Price: $45.95

Praise for the previous edition:

'Gives an excellent insight into the main issues of creating a website and offers a good foundation of knowledge.'i.net

Producing for Web 2.0 is a clear and practical guide to the planning, set up and management of a website in web 2.0. It gives readers an overview of the current technologies available for online communications and shows how to use them for maximum effect when planning a website.

Producing for Web 2.0 sets out the practical toolkit needed for web design and content management. It is supported by a regularly updated and comprehensive Companion Website at: www.producingforweb2.com where readers can see examples of programming and demonstrations of concepts discussed in the book, as well as trying things out themselves.

Producing for Web 2.0 includes:

  • illustrated examples of good page design and site content

  • advice on content, maintenance and how to use sites effectively

  • ideas on how to maximise available programs and applications

  • tips on using multimedia, including video, audio, flash, and images

  • a chapter on ethics and internet regulations for journalists and writers

  • tutorials for the main applications used in website design

  • step by step guides to difficult areas with screenshots

  • guides to good practice for all those involved in publishing news online.