Here are a few examples of the visual specs that I have created. Again, there is no "right" way to create these. The goal is just to embed the most information possible about the visuals. The more information you give a developer, the more likely the finished design is to match your mock.
You can find any and all Bootstrap documentation at their site: http://getbootstrap.com/.
You will need this zip folder to get started. I contains a starting-point HTML file and all the necessary linked CSS/JS files. Download zip.
Please read these short articles about sketching and wireframing prior the Monday 22 September class session.
Below, you can find several recommendations on resources, tools, or services you might need if you are going to do freelance web design work.
Collective legal guid for designers - with contract samples (Smashing Magazine)
10 Free Contract Templates for Web Designers (Mashable)
Calculating your hourly rate
Consider forming a business
Wordpress (.org - not .com)
Get a domain
Find a web host (server space)
Roll in money
If you need IT support for your server space or your computer, here is the link. I use tech support all the time (with any tech/web product, not necessarily with IU) and find it extremely helpful.
Here is a link the Canvas site for Digital Production. Most of the assignments will be handed in here.
Any time I need to push out information to the entire class, I will post it here. I will also send an email. But this page will have the definitive list of notices and messages.
If you would like to bookmark a separate page of just these updates, please use one of the URLs below:
HER-A 341 / Production for [Digital] Design [First 8 weeks]
HER-A 341 / Production for [Digital] Design [Second 8 weeks]
HER-R 411/V-421 / Designing People-Centered Experiences I (Senior Capstone)
HER-V 691 / Thesis Studio I