Media praise for Head First Web Design

"As with any good teacher, this O’Reilly series attacks the material from a variety of angles. If you know it, or you’re a quick learner, you can breeze right through. If you’re like me, they try everything possible to make things comprehensible."
-- Dana Blankenhorn, Dana Blankenhorn & Paula Rooney,

"This is an excellent and most necessary book for the design of sophisticated, information architectures, and usable beautiful web sites that serve both the user and the organization that commissioned them. "
-- Ira Laefsky,

"Both books [Head First Web Design and Creating a Web Site: The Missing Manual] are excellent for their intended audiences (novice web designer and more advanced web page designer) and complementary to each other; both are appropriate for public and academic libraries."
-- J. Sara Paulk, The Tech Static

"Head First Web Design is your ticket to mastering all of these complex topics, and understanding what's really going on in the world of web design...If you have not been baptized by fire in using something as involved as Dreamweaver, then this book will be a great way to learn good web design. "
-- Robert Pritchett, MacCompanion, April 2009 Issue

"Is it possible to learn real web design from a book format? Head First Web Design is the key to designing user-friendly sites, from customer requirements to hand-drawn storyboards to online sites that work well. What sets this apart from other 'how to build a web site' books is that it uses the latest research in cognitive science and learning to provide a visual learning experience rich in images and designed for how the brain works and learns best. The result is a powerful tribute to web design basics that any general-interest computer library will find an important key to success."
-- Diane C. Donovan, California Bookwatch: The Computer Shelf

"I definitely recommend Head First Web Design to all of my fellow programmers who want to get a grip on the more artistic side of the business. "
-- Claron Twitchell, UJUG

"What I most appreciate about Head first Web Design, however, is the insider tricks and tips that usually take designers years to accumulate...a very helpful primer for designers looking to make the leap into the business world, as well as advanced Web design students at the university level. Its accessible tone, step-by-step instruction, detailed visuals, and insider tips and tricks make it the go-to book for all things Web design."
-- Nicole St. Germaine-Madison, Technical Communication, Volume 56, Number 4, November 2009

"Overall, I enjoyed reading the book and working through the exercises. The conversational style and pictures helped reinforce the ideas behind each chapter, and I feel I got more out of this book than I would have with a dry, boring manual. "
-- Yvonne J. Beever, Austin Adobe Users Group

"If you've mastered XHTML and CSS, but feel your web designs are still lacking, this is a great book for you!"
-- Lezly Harrison, Laserdog Productions

"An excellent book introducing many concepts of web design in a friendly way making this an excellent choice for those wanting to start learning how to design web pages."
-- Stephen Chapman, Ask Felgall