Beginning Web Programming with HTML, XHTML and CSS

Beginning Web Programming with HTML, XHTML and CSS

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What is this book about? Beginning Web Programming with HTML, XHTML, and CSS teaches you how to write Web pages using HTML, XHTML, and CSS. It follows standards-based principles, but also teaches readers ways around problems they are likely to face using (X)HTML. While XHTML is the "current" standard, the book still covers HTML because many people do not yet understand that XHTML is the official successor to HTML, and many readers will still stick with HTML for backward compatibility and simpler/informal Web pages that don't require XHTML compliance. The book teaches basic principles of usability and accessibility along the way, to get users into the mode of developing Web pages that will be available to as many viewers as possible from the start. The book also covers the most commonly used programming/scripting language JavaScript and provides readers with a roadmap of other Web technologies to learn after mastering this book to add more functionality to their sites.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 840 pages
  • 187 x 234 x 45mm | 1,196g
  • Titles Supplied by John Wiley & Sons Australia
  • Milton, QLD, Australia
  • English
  • 0764570781
  • 9780764570780
  • 2,410,613

Table of contents

Introduction. Chapter 1: Untangling the Web. Chapter 2: The Structure of a Page. Chapter 3: Links and Navigation. Chapter 4: Colors, Images, and Objects. Chapter 5: Tables. Chapter 6: Forms. Chapter 7: Frames. Chapter 8: Deprecated and Browser-Specific Markup Chapter 9: Cascading Style Sheets. Chapter 10: More Cascading Style Sheets. Chapter 11: Page Layout. Chapter 12: Design Issues. Chapter 13: Modularized XHTML and Serving Multiple Devices. Chapter 14: Learning JavaScript. Chapter 15: Creating a JavaScript Library. Summary. Appendix A: Answers to Exercises. Appendix B: XHTML Element Reference. Appendix C: CSS Properties. Appendix D: Color Names and Values. Appendix E: Character Encodings. Appendix F: Special Characters. Appendix G: Language Codes. Appendix H: MIME Media Types. Index.
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About Jon Duckett

Jon Duckett published his first Web site in 1996 while studying for a BSc (Hons) in Psychology at Brunel University, London. Since then he has helped create a wide variety of Web sites and has co-written more than ten programming-related books on topics from ASP to XML (via many other letters of the alphabet) covering diverse aspects of Web programming including design, architecture, and coding. After graduation, Jon worked for Wrox Press first in its Birmingham (UK) offices for three years and then in Sydney, Australia, for another year. He is now a freelance developer and consultant based in a leafy suburb of London, working for a range of clients spread across three continents. When not stuck in front of a computer screen, Jon enjoys listening to music and writing.
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