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Redesign The Web

May 8, 2012
Smashing Magazine

Unlike its predecessors, the new Smashing Book #3 has the main theme: Redesign. The book is a professional guide on how to redesign websites, but it also introduces a whole new mindset for progressive Web design. It challenges you to think differently about your work and will change the way you design websites forever.

A detailed look at the business and technical side of redesign is followed by a comprehensive overview of advanced HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript techniques that you can use today. You will get useful advice on innovative UX techniques, learn about the peculiarities of mobile context in Web design and discover useful Photoshop techniques. You’ll study a practical hands-on guide to a bulletproof workflow for responsive Web design.

Well-respected professionals have poured their heart and expertise into these contributions. The Smashing Book #3 contains 11 chapters.


  • Preface
  • The Business Side of Redesign
  • Selecting a Platform: Technical Considerations for Your Redesign
  • Jumping Into HTML5
  • Restyle, Recode, Reimagine With CSS3
  • JavaScript Rediscovered: Tricks to Replace Complex jQuery
  • Techniques for Building Better User Experiences
  • Designing for the Future, Using Photoshop
  • Redesigning With Personality
  • Mobile Considerations in User Experience Design: Web or Native?
  • Workflow Redesigned: A Future Friendly Approach
  • Becoming Fabulously Flexible: Designing Atoms and Elements

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