Weaving a Website

Weaving a Website : Programming in HTML, Javascript, Perl and Java

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For introductory web programming courses found in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, and Business Departments. A comprehensive introduction to web programming, requiring no prior programming experience, this text begins with HTML and moves to progressively more complex programming languages-JavaScript, Perl, and Java. It emphasizes a hands-on approach, and contains clear instructions for carefully chosen visual examples from a wide variety of topics that will appeal to most students-encouraging them to find ways to capture their interests in creative web pages.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 747 pages
  • 177.8 x 228.6 x 38.1mm | 1,065.94g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130282200
  • 9780130282200

About Susan Anderson-Freed

Susan Anderson-Freed is a Professor of Computer Science at Illinois Wesleyan University. She has more than 20 years of teaching experience. She teaches both introductory and advanced courses on Web programming. She is the co-author of Fundamentals of Data Structures in C.show more

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"Weaving a Web Site" is a comprehensive and dynamic introduction to web programming that assumes no prior programming experience. The text begins with HTML and moves to progressively more complex languages: JavaScript, Perl, and Java. It contains over 200 programs chosen from a variety of topics designed to capture readers' interest and encourage them to use their imagination when developing web pages. Such topics include recipes, football terms, crossword puzzles, multi-language dictionaries, suggestion boxes, opinion polls, Shakespearean quizzes, and bird identification pages. "Weaving a Web Site" emphasizes a hands-on approach that asks readers to participate in the design process of a web site. The book contains more than 1000 figures and 500 programming exercises designed to show readers how to translate their ideas into working web pages. Through an emphasis on the programming process, readers are shown how to develop progressively more complex web pages, while avoiding programming pitfalls and errors. Distinguishing Features: Covers concisely the following programming languages: HTML, JavaScript, Perl and Java.Includes more than 1000 figures and 200 programs encouraging reader comprehension.Emphasizes a hands-on approach that assumes no prior programming knowledge.Extensively class-tested in a wide array of web programming courses.show more

Table of contents

I. HTML. 1. Introduction to HTML 2. Fonts, Colors, and Character Entities. 3. Lists. 4. Tables. 5. Links and Images. 6. Frames and Images. 7. Cascading Style Sheets. II. JAVASCRIPT. 8. Introduction to JavaScript. 9. Arithmetic Statements. 10. Selection Statements. 11. Iteration Statements. 12. Functions and Objects. 13. Arrays. 14. Forms and Form Elements. 15. String, RegExp, and Date Objects. III. PERL. 16. Introduction to Perl: Web Basics and Scalars. 17. Arrays, References, Hashes, and Iteration. 18. URLencoding, Patterns, Text Fields, and Selection Statements. 19. Subroutines, Text Areas, Radio Buttons, CheckBoxes, and Select Lists. 20. Multiple Field, Forms, E-mail, Files, and CGI.pm. IV. JAVA. 21. Introduction to Java: Applets, Primitive Data Types, and Text Fields and Areas. 22. Selection and Iteration Statements, Buttons and Arrays. 23. Layouts. 24. Colors and Fonts. 25. AWT Form Elements. 26. Mouse Events and Graphics. 27. Swing Basics. 28. Swing Form Elements. V. APPENDICES. Appendix A: HTML Character Entities. Appendix B: JavaScript Operator Precedence Hierarchy. Appendix C: Perl Operator Precedence Hierarchy. Appendix D: Java Operator Precedence Hierarchy. Appendix E: The Java Character and String Classes. Appendix F: List of Figures. Appendix G: List of Programs. Index.show more

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