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Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies

Craving a career in web dev? Chart your path with this helpful guide
Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies provides a roadmap to one of the “hot jobs” in the booming world of tech. The web development field is large, and it encompasses many actual functions. This book helps you understand the web development career opportunities and determine the path you should take, based on your own personal needs and preferences, to launch your career. You’ll learn about various career options, the skills you’ll need to become an attractive candidate, how to go about learning the ropes, and proving your abilities to a potential employer or client. With so many possible goals and no one right way to get there, this book cuts through the confusion to put you on the path to a career you want.

The web development industry is expected to grow for the foreseeable future, and there is already a shortage of trained workers to fill the jobs. Whether you lean technical or aesthetic, you can find your place in the industry with right skills—both hard and soft—and with the right plan. Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies is your guide to formulating that plan and getting started right.

Find formal or informal ways to build the tech skills you’ll need
Discover where you fit, whether as a freelancer or within an organization
Learn how to build a resume, develop a portfolio, and impress interviewers
Get expert tips on finding resources, building a reputation, and more

If your pet peeves include malfunctioning forms, flashing banners, and sites that take way too long to load, the web development world needs you. But before you begin your journey, you need a destination and a route in mind. Getting a Web Development Job For Dummies is your roadmap, so you can set out today.

Research Methods in Psychology For Dummies

Your hands-on introduction to research methods in psychology
Looking for an easily accessible overview of research methods in psychology? This is the book for you! Whether you need to get ahead in class, you’re pressed for time, or you just want a take on a topic that’s not covered in your textbook, Research Methods in Psychology For Dummies has you covered.

Written in plain English and packed with easy-to-follow instruction, this friendly guide takes the intimidation out of the subject and tackles the fundamentals of psychology research in a way that makes it approachable and comprehensible, no matter your background. Inside, you’ll find expert coverage of qualitative and quantitative research methods, including surveys, case studies, laboratory observations, tests and experiments—and much more.

Serves as an excellent supplement to course textbooks
Provides a clear introduction to the scientific method
Presents the methodologies and techniques used in psychology research
Written by the authors of Psychology Statistics For Dummies

If you’re a first or second year psychology student and want to supplement your doorstop-sized psychology textbook—and boost your chances of scoring higher at exam time—this hands-on guide breaks down the subject into easily digestible bits and propels you towards success.

HTML, XHTML, and CSS All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

A complete and fully updated reference for these key Web technologies
HTML, XHTML, and CSS are essential tools for creating dynamic Web sites. This friendly, all-in-one guide covers what programmers need to know about each of the technologies and how to use them together.

Like the bestselling first edition, HTML, XHTML, and CSS All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition makes it easy to grasp the fundamentals and start building effective Web pages. With new information about Web 2.0 and Ajax, it’s the perfect reference as well.

HTML, XHTML, and CSS are the key technologies for building dynamic Web pages
This friendly, all-in-one guide explains each technology, shows how to use them together, and examines quality Web design and layout
Six self-contained minibooks cover HTML, CSS, design and layout, client-side JavaScript, Ajax and server-side, and putting it all together
Covers new Web development advancements including new technologies and changes to the standards
Includes a CD with additional valuable Web development programs and a companion Web site featuring the code used in the book
Web programmers and designers will find what they most need to know in HTML, XHTML, and CSS All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition, helping them create the type of Web sites that today’s market demands.

CD-ROM and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file. These materials will be made available for download upon purchase of the digital edition

Android Application Development For Dummies 2nd Edition

Bring your big ideas to the small screen with this one-of-a-kind guide to creating amazing Android applications

The Android OS continues to rapidly expand offering app developers access to one of the largest platforms available, and this easy-to-follow guide walks you through the development process step by step. In this new edition of the bestselling Android Application Development For Dummies, Android programming experts Michael Burton and Donn Felker explain how to download the SDK, get Eclipse up and running, code Android applications, and share your finished products with the world.

Featuring two sample programs, this book explores everything from the simple basics to advanced aspects of Android application development.

Walks you through all the steps in developing applications for the Android platform, including the latest Android features like scrollable widgets, enhanced UI tools, social media integration, and new calendar and contact capabilities
Starts off with downloading the SDK, then explains how to bring your applications to life and submit your work to the Android Market
Includes real-world advice from expert programmers Donn Felker and Michael Burton, who break every aspect of the development process down into practical, digestible pieces

Whether you’re new to Android development or already on your way, Android Application Development For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the guide you need to dig into the app dev process!