Recommended Reading

Macromedia Dreamweaver Advanced for Windows & Macintosh
J. Tarin Towers, Sasha Magee, Abie Hadjitarkhani. Visual QuickPro Guide. Peachpit Press.
Photoshop 7 for Windows & Macintosh
Elaine Weinmann, Peter Lourekas. Visual Quickstart Guide. Peachpit Press.
HTML for the World Wide Web, 5th Ed.
With XHTML and CSS. Elizabeth Castro. Visual Quickstart Guide. Peachpit Press.
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JavaScript for the World Wide Web,
4th Edition
By Tom Negrino, Dori Smith. Visual QuickStart Guide. Includes companion site and online version with 14-day free trial.
Designing Web Usability: The Practice of Simplicity
Jakob Nielsen. 1999. New Riders; 1st edition (December 1999) Nielson is the authority in usability. If Web Development is your field, buy this one or the next one.
Homepage Usability: 50 Websites Deconstructed
Jakob Nielsen, Marie Tahir. New Riders; 1st edition (November 5, 2001)
Optimizing Flow in Web Design
Andrew King. Sample Chapter. New Riders. Jul 11, 2003.
Attracting Return Visitors
David deBoer. InformIT. Jan 31, 2003.