books

books

The concept of full-stack was pronounced dead at the close of 2019.
2020 Stack is the new name for the new generation.

windrose

Design layer

Front-end stack

Compelling web sites begin with compelling design. Chances are, you and your team already have a good idea what your next web site should look like; and chances are you've been thinking of ways to draw your visitors in, quickly tell your story, and provide pathways for learning about and evaluating your business offerings. A great design can do all that without coercion.

Layers

Five-layered approach to front-end, client side, development:

Photoshop / Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

The graphic design industry's software of choice is Adobe's Creative Suite: robust, proven, dependable—with the two leading stars being Photoshop and Illustrator.

Kuler

Adobe Kuler

Adobe Kuler

Color theory is the secret sauce that differentiates. Make sure your next web site uses a color scheme that stands out from your competitors while still fitting within the industry norm.

Color picker

Use this handy Adobe-style color picker to titrate your color scheme.

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