Part VI. Appendices



A. Answers



Chapter 1: Getting Started in Web Design

  1. b, d, a, c
  2. The W3C guides the development of web-related technologies.
  3. c, d, a, b
  4. Frontend development is concerned with aspects of the site that appear in or are related to the browser. Backend development involves the applications and databases required on the server for site functionality.
  5. An FTP tool is used to transfer files between computers over the internet, such as between your local machine and the server. You may use an FTP tool provided by your hosting company, built into a code editor, or as a standalone application.

Chapter 2: How the Web Works

1. c; 2. j; 3. h; 4. g; 5. f; 6. i; 7. b; 8. a; 9. d; 10. e

Chapter 3: Some Big Concepts You Need to Know

  1. There are a number of unknown factors when you’re developing a site. Some that were addressed in this chapter include:
    • The size of the screen or browser window
    • The user’s internet connection speed
    • Whether JavaScript is enabled
    • Whether the browser supports specific features
    • Whether the user is at a desk or on the go (context and attention span)
  2. 1. c; 2. d; 3. e; 4. a; 5. b
  3. The four general disability categories include:
    • Sight impairment: make sure the content is semantic and in logical order for when it is read by a screen reader.
    • Hearing impairment: provide transcripts for audio and video content.
    • Mobility impairment: use measures that help users without a mouse or keyboard.
    • Cognitive impairment: content should be simple ...

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