Until you’ve consumed all of the best Web Development books, can you even claim to be a true fan?
- Web Coding & Development All-in-One For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) (2018)
- The Self-Taught Programmer: The Definitive Guide to Programming Professionally (2017)
- Fundamentals of Web Development (2nd Edition) (2017)
- Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5 (9th Edition) (What’s New in Computer Science) (2018)
- Learn Web Development with Python: Get hands-on with Python Programming and Django web development (2018)
- Flask Web Development: Developing Web Applications with Python (2018)
With more high-paying web development jobs opening every day, people with coding and web/app building skills are having no problems finding employment. If you’re a would-be developer looking to gain the know-how to build the interfaces, databases, and other features that run modern websites, web apps, and mobile apps, look no further.
I am a self-taught programmer. After a year of self-study, I learned to program well enough to land a job as a software engineer II at eBay. Once I got there, I realized I was severely under-prepared. I was overwhelmed by the amount of things I needed to know but hadn’t learned yet. My journey learning to program, and my experience at my first job as a software engineer were the inspiration for this book. This book is not just about learning to program; although you will learn to code.
Do you want to build web pages but have no prior experience? This friendly guide is the perfect place to start. You’ll begin at square one, learning how the web and web pages work, and then steadily build from there.
For courses in Web Programming and Design: Numerous Mark-up / Scripting Languages, as part of the CS1 course sequence.
Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5 (9th Edition) (What’s New in Computer Science) (2018)
Build interactive, data-driven websites with the potent combination of open source technologies and web standards, even if you have only basic HTML knowledge.
Learn Web Development with Python: Get hands-on with Python Programming and Django web development (2018)
If you want to develop complete Python web apps with Django, this Learning Path is for you. It will walk you through Python programming techniques and guide you in implementing them when creating 4 professional Django projects, teaching you how to solve common problems and develop RESTful web services with Django and Python.
Take full creative control of your web applications with Flask, the Python-based microframework. With the second edition of this hands-on book, you’ll learn Flask from the ground up by developing a complete, real-world application created by author Miguel Grinberg.
Best Web Development Books That You Need
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some web development books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
CouchDB and PHP Web Development Beginner’s Guide
Author(s): Juravich, Tim
ID: 2414907, Publisher: Packt Publishing, Limited, Year: June 2012, Size: 5 Mb, Format: epub
The Web Accessibility Project: Development and Testing Best Practices
Author(s): N. Palani
ID: 3299419, Publisher: , Year: 2023, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf
Python Web Development with Sanic: An in-depth guide for Python web developers to improve the speed and scalability of web applications
Author(s): Adam Hopkins
ID: 3194223, Publisher: Packt Publishing - ebooks Account, Year: 2022, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.