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Beginning HTML, XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Beginning HTML, XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Author: Jon Duckett
ISBN 13: 9780470540701
ISBN 10: 470540702
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wrox
Publication Date: 2009-12-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 864
List Price: $34.99

Learn to create attractive web sites that are easy to use

Since the web was first created, the languages used to build web sites have been constantly evolving. Now a set of best practices has emerged using HTML or XHTML to create your basic web pages, CSS to control their appearance and make them look attractive, and JavaScript to add interactivity. Without assuming any previous experience, this valuable resource makes it easy to learn how to build web sites using the most up-to-date web standards. Whether you're a beginner eager to start writing your first web page or a more experienced programmer seeking to update your skills, you will find practical introductions to these essential languages, as well as invaluable tips and techniques used by experienced web professionals.

  • How to create HTML and XHTML pages that incorporate links, images, tables, audio, and video

  • Ways to use CSS to control text, colors, backgrounds, and page layout

  • Design principles employed by experienced designers to create attractive layouts

  • The basics of JavaScript and working with AJAX libraries

  • How to build sites that are accessible, easy to use, and will work on a variety of devices including mobile phones

  • How to test your web site and put it on the web

  • First-hand experience of coding practices commonly used in the real world

  • The elements of basic text formatting

  • Text markup and character entities for special characters

Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured, tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.

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