Really friendly web books and courses.

Hi, I'm Tracy — a designer-developer-speaker-author-entreprenerd. I love teaching beginner web concepts and helping people learn new skills.

Hello Web Books Combo eBooks

Get both Hello Web Design and Hello Web App! Three eBooks in total, in three formats each (PDF, .mobi/Kindle, and .ePub.)
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Hello Web Books Combo Video Course

The complete Hello Web Books package! Includes all files and videos for Hello Web Design to teach you web design fundamentals, as well as the complete Hello Web App set to walk you through building a web app with Django. Package contains: 45 videos and screencasts — go through the book with the author, Tracy, introducing you to each chapter and walking you through each concept. Hosted on the Podia platform so you can keep track of your progress. The three eBooks in three formats each — the PDF (designed by Tracy), .ePub, and .mobi/Kindle. The gorgeous paperback books — Optional add-on for $30 USD + shipping.

Hello Web Design eBook

Learn design fundamentals and shortcuts to make you a better designer.  Beginner design books assume you want to become an expert designer. What if you want to learn just enough to complement your existing work? Hello Web Design will teach you the basics about design (no history!) and give you shortcuts so you can immediately become a better designer.
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Hello Web Design Video Course

Learn design fundamentals and shortcuts to make you a better designer.  Beginner design books assume you want to become an expert designer. What if you want to learn just enough to complement your existing work? Hello Web Design will teach you the basics about design (no history!) and give you shortcuts so you can immediately become a better designer. What you'll learn Walkthrough the stages of design Learn the steps of designing to help you go from idea, to blank paper, to prototypes, to launched project. Shortcuts on choosing colors Forget choosing colors randomly on a color wheel find out the best shortcuts to get you a great color palette fast. The basics of fonts Learn the differences between fonts, basic typography, and where to find (and narrow down) great typefaces. Demystifying white space You know it's important, but how to use it? We'll go through where white space can help your design the most. Where to find images and icons Great imagery can make a design. Learn some easy tips on how to use imagery and great resources on where to find it. The importance of user experience Design isn't how it looks it's how it works. Learn how your visual design ties into the user-experience. Who am I? Hey there! I'm Tracy Osborn — a designer/developer/entreprenerd (you read that right). I have a BFA in Art & Design and taught myself programming in order to launch my startup, WeddingLovely (500 Startups F11). You can read more about WeddingLovely in Indie Hackers . I've always been frustrated by beginner books and wrote Hello Web App to teach web app development to designers using Python and Django. Today, Hello Web App has been read by thousands of people around the world.  Hello Web Design is based on my Design for Non-Designers conference presentation given around the world, including Mozilla's View Source Conference 2016 , GitHub's CodeConf LA 2016 , and as a keynote at O'Reilly's Fluent Conference 2016 .  Would love to chat to you — say hello to me on Twitter!

Hello Web App eBooks

Have you ever wanted to develop your own web product? Not just a basic HTML & CSS website design, but rather a complete functional web app with a database and user support. Your side project. Your lifestyle business. Your future startup. Hello Web App teaches the basics of web app programming using Python and Django. In less than 150 pages, you'll learn how to choose a project, set up a database, create your templates, and launch your app.
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Hello Web App Video Course

Have you ever wanted to develop your own web product?  Not just a basic HTML & CSS website design, but rather a complete functional web app with a database and user support. Your side project. Your lifestyle business. Your future startup. Hello Web App teaches the basics of web app programming using Python and Django. In less than 150 pages, you'll learn how to choose a project, set up a database, create your templates, and launch your app.