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    Hello Everyone, I have a friend that wants to learn to make webpages. I am VERY bad at teaching things, so I figured I would just get him a really good webpage designing book. I need a good how-to book that has steps for a begginner to an advanced designer. I would like for him to join my "new" designing company, so that is why I want a really good book for him. Anyone know where and what book I should get? Thanks!!!

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    Does he need to learn how to design or make web pages? The two are very different.

    For design, I suggest "Web Navigation," and Jakob Nielsen's book, "Usability: The Practice of Simplicity."

    For the actual making, FTPing, maintaining, etc., of Web pages, I suggest "Web Pages that Suck," "HTML for Dummies," and any other For Dummies book that is relevant.

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    He needs to learn and know both. He basically knows nothing now...so any book(s) with all of this rolled into one would be goo!

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    In my opinion, books that combine technical aspects with asthetics lack in both areas. I would suggest that he purchase two books. Two that come to mind are "Webmaster in a Nutshell" and "WebDesign in a Nutshell". Both will get you started and able to make an educated decision on your next book purchase. Both are published by O'Reilly Press.

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    Thanks Wayne! Know where I might be able to purchase these?

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    Go to http://www.evenbetter.com/ . They search tons of online stores for the best price on a book. So you are sure to pay the lowest possible price.
    Johannes

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    O'Reilly, Barnes and Noble and Amazon all carry the two books I mentioned.

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    Thanks Everyone!

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