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HTML, XHTML and CSS All-In-One For Dummies

HTML, XHTML and CSS All-In-One For Dummies
Author: Andy Harris
ISBN 13: 9780470537558
ISBN 10: 470537558
Edition: 2
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: 2010-11-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1080
List Price: $39.99

You too can become a Web wizard! Here's how to go from simple pages to super sites

Contemplating your first dip into Web page creation, or ready to take your sites to the next level? All you need are these eight minibooks. Newbies can start at the beginning for a complete understanding of basic page creation with HTML5, XHTML, and CSS. If you've been there and done that, jump ahead to managing data with MySQL, building AJAX connections, and more!

  • Lay the foundation — build the skeleton of your pages with XHTML, use CSS to add color and formatting, and create dynamic buttons or menus
  • Serve it up — move to the server and use PHP to program responses to Web requests or connect to databases
  • Manage data — set up a secure data server and create a reliable and trustworthy data back-end for your site
  • Explore AJAX — learn the essentials of AJAX, how to add events and animation, and cool ways to use the UI library
  • Create super sites — understand clients and servers, work with content management systems, and more

Open the book and find:

  • The basics of building XHTML documents
  • What to do with selectors, classes, and styles
  • How to build flexible layouts
  • Tips on using HTML5
  • Secrets of managing files and directories
  • All about SQL coding
  • AJAX essentials and how to add events with jQuery
  • The advantages of a Content Management System

Bonus CD Includes

Firefox browser plus valuable extensions and plugins

Aptana programmer's editor that simplifies the process

XAMPP, an easy-to-install server package

Visit the companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/htmlxhtmlandcssaiofd2e for code and other supporting materials

8 books in

  • Creating the HTML/XHTML Foundation
  • Styling with CSS
  • Using Positional CSS
  • Client-Side Programming with JavaScript®
  • Server-Side Programming with PHP
  • Managing Data with MySQL®
  • Into the Future with AJAX
  • Moving from Pages to Sites