Producing for Web 2.0

A Student Guide, 3rd Edition

By Jason Whittaker

© 2008 – Routledge

258 pages

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About the Book

Praise for the previous edition:

'Gives an excellent insight into the main issues of creating a website and offers a good foundation of knowledge.'i.net

Producing for Web 2.0 is a clear and practical guide to the planning, set up and management of a website in web 2.0. It gives readers an overview of the current technologies available for online communications and shows how to use them for maximum effect when planning a website.

Producing for Web 2.0 sets out the practical toolkit needed for web design and content management. It is supported by a regularly updated and comprehensive Companion Website at: www.producingforweb2.com where readers can see examples of programming and demonstrations of concepts discussed in the book, as well as trying things out themselves.

Producing for Web 2.0 includes:

  • illustrated examples of good design and content
  • advice on content, maintenance and how to use sites effectively
  • tips on using multimedia, including video, audio, flash, and images
  • a chapter on ethics and internet regulations for journalists and writers
  • tutorials for the main applications used in website design
  • step by step guides to difficult areas with screenshots
  • guides to good practice for all those involved in publishing news online.

About the Author

Jason Whittaker teaches on the Journalism program at University College Falmouth, and is also Professor of English and Media Arts. He has more than 15 years experience as a technology journalist and is the author of several books on new technologies, including The Cyberspace Handbook (2003) and Web Production for Writers and Journalists (2002), as well as several books on William Blake. His most recent publication is Magazine Production (2008).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM060080
COMPUTERS / Web / General
LAN025000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General
REF026000
REFERENCE / Writing Skills
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies