This book is a collection of tablet web design best practices, curated by the designers and software engineers of Mobify. Inside, you’ll find 30 techniques for creating amazing website experiences on tablet devices.
Free Web Design Books
Pixel Perfect Precision Handbook covers a lot of core principles and topics that apply to digital design, its relevant tools and accessibility. It also contains Photoshop tips and techniques.
“The Shape of Design – A fieldguide for makers . A love letter to design”, by Frank Chimero, is a meditation on the design process and the work’s potential effect when released. Read it online or download in multiple formats.
This book is freely available in multiple formats as part of O’Reilly’s Open Book Project. This is the first book that applies the REST design philosophy to real web services.
Butterick’s Practical Typography, by Matthew Butterick, will make you a better typographer. Read it online.
Read free preview of “High Performance Drupal: Fast and Scalable Sites” written by Jeff Sheltren, Narayan Newton and Nathaniel Catchpole.
This free eBook, Dreamweaver CS6 Basics, is a series of lessons intended to help people learn the basics of Adobe Dreamweaver. Covers versions CS5, 5.5, 6.
Read “Web Audio API: Advanced Sound for Games and Interactive Apps”, by Boris Smus, online for free. This book aims to give a high-level overview of a number of important features of the Web Audio API, but is not an exhaustive survey of every available feature. It is not intended as a comprehensive guide, but as an easy starting point.
Download this free ebook, “UX Design for Startups” by Marcin Treder. It contains 127 pages of real-life based advice and list of +60 UX design tools.
“Interactive Data Visualization for the Web: An Introduction to Designing With D3″ is available online on O’Reilly Media’s Open Feedback Publishing System. Create and publish your own interactive data visualization projects on the Web, even if you have no experience with either web development or data visualization. It’s easy with this hands-on guide.