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Thread: Basic Concept of Web Designing
05-27-2013, 08:45 PM #16
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The main tool of a web designer is a graphics program such as photoshop. They do not necessarily need to know any HTML etc as they can easily get a coder to write that for them. Good web design is definitely not easy. You need a really good knowledge of colour theory as well as knowing a lot about accessibility and usability.
A web developer will know server side languages and probably HTML etc as well. It involves a completely different skill set and to get the best designed and functioning web site you need an expert from both areas - something almost never found in the one person.
05-28-2013, 12:00 AM #17
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OK, I think this thread has run its course and is only attracting people with poor language skills and equally poor advice. A few final words before I close this thread, though:
The first step to becoming a good web designer is to read Steve Krug’s book “Don’t make me think”.