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Designing for the Web
HTML / CSS
User Experience / Usability Studies
- Don't make me think, revisited: a common sense approach to Web usability (2014)
- User experience design: creating designs users really love (2014)
- Lean UX: applying lean principles to improve user experience (2013)
- A project guide to UX design: for user experience designers in the field or in the making (2012)
- Rocket surgery made easy: the do-it-yourself guide to finding and fixing usability problems (2010)
Professional & Business
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- Includes books on Web Development, Web Usability, Graphics, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash, Adobe Fireworks, and more.
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