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Web Development


Welcome! This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to CIS-Web Development courses.

This guide will assist you in finding books, e-books, scholarly journal articles, streaming videos, websites, and more that will help you research topics in this subject.

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Web Development is defined as:

                               "the process and technology of creating websites."



Text: "web development." Cambridge Business English Dictionary, 2017. Accessed 23 Oct. 2017

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Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Web Graphics

Do you want to build web pages but have no prior experience? This friendly guide is the perfect place to start. You'll begin at square one, learning how the web and web pages work, and then steadily build from there. By the end of the book, you'll have the skills to create a simple site with multicolumn pages that adapt for mobile devices. Each chapter provides exercises to help you learn various techniques and short quizzes to make sure you understand key concepts. This thoroughly revised edition is ideal for students and professionals of all backgrounds and skill levels. It is simple and clear enough for beginners, yet thorough enough to be a useful reference for experienced developers keeping their skills up to date.

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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide

For use in CIS 282 & CIS 286 classes.

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Computing Database

This database is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. The database includes numerous titles, most of them in full text, allowing users to search records dating back to the early 1990's.

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The Missing Link: An Introduction to Web Development and Programming

Web development is an evolving amalgamation of languages that work in concert to receive, modify, and deliver information between parties using the Internet as a mechanism of delivery. While it is easy to describe conceptually, implementation is accompanied by an overwhelming variety of languages, platforms, templates, frameworks, guidelines, and standards. Navigating a project from concept to completion often requires more than mastery of one or two complementing languages, meaning today's developers need both breadth, and depth, of knowledge to be effective. This text provides the developer with an understanding of the various elements of web development by focusing on the concepts and fundamentals through the examples within, providing a foundation that allows easier transition to other languages and a better understanding of how to approach their work.

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Programming Research Guide

This library research guide provides an introduction to resources related to computer programming courses.

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CredoReference: History and Development of the Internet

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