Beginning Web Programming with HTML, XHTML, and CSS
By Jon Duckett
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: February 2011
Pages: 840

As the Web has evolved, tools and methods for creating Web pageshave also changed and matured. This book teaches you to create Websites using a combination of new and mature technologies and showsyou the best practices that have emerged for using thesetechnologies.

In these pages you will learn to build Web sites withtraditional HTML and its successor XHTML. You will see how CSS canbe used to make your Web pages more attractive by controlling thepresentation and formatting of pages, and how to useJavaScript™ to enhance the power of your pages. Along the wayyou will learn how to make your pages work in several generationsof Web browsers, including new Web-enabled devices such as mobilephones. You'll also learn techniques that make your site moreusable and accessible.

What you will learn from this book

  • How to create Web sites using established standards
  • The differences between HTML and its successor XHTML
  • How to include images and links in your pages
  • Methods of collecting information from visitors to your siteusing forms
  • Ways to control the appearance of your pages (such as fonts,colors, and backgrounds) using CSS
  • How to use tables, frames, and CSS to control page layout
  • Design issues such as creating simple navigation and usableforms
  • How to deliver Web pages to a wide range of devices
  • The basics of using JavaScript in your pages

Who this book is for

This book is for anyone who wants to understand the language ofthe Web and learn to create Web pages. You should know how toaccess and view Web pages with a browser, but previous programmingexperience is not necessary.

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programminglanguages and technologies easier than you think, providing astructured tutorial format that will guide you through all thetechniques involved.

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