Beginning HTML and CSS

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 11, 2013 - Computers - 633 pages
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Everything you need to build websites with the newest versions of HTML and CSS

If you develop websites, you know that the goal posts keep moving, especially now that your website must work on not only traditional desktops, but also on an ever-changing range of smartphones and tablets. This step-by-step book efficiently guides you through the thicket. Teaching you the very latest best practices and techniques, this practical reference walks you through how to use HTML5 and CSS3 to develop attractive, modern websites for today's multiple devices. From handling text, forms, and video, to implementing powerful JavaScript functionality, this book covers it all.

  • Serves as the ultimate beginners guide for anyone who wants to build websites with HTML5 and CSS3, whether as a hobbyist or aspiring professional developer
  • Covers the basics, including the different versions of HTML and CSS and how modern websites use structure and semantics to describe their contents
  • Explains core processes, such as marking up text, images, lists, tables, forms, audio, and video
  • Delves into CSS3, teaching you how to control or change the way your pages look and offer tips on how to create attractive designs
  • Explores the jQuery library and how to implement powerful JavaScript features, such as tabbed content, image carousels, and more

Get up to speed on HTML5, CSS3, and today's website design with this practical guide. Then, keep it on your desk as a reference!

 

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Contents

LEARNING JAVASCRIPT
339
WORKING WITH JQUERY
383
JQUERY BEYOND THE BASICS
407
CHECKLISTS
437
ANSWERS TO EXERCISES
447
Margin Properties
528
Classification Properties
537
COLOR NAMES AND VALUES
551

CASCADING STYLE SHEETS
191
Controlling Text
203
Text Formatting
210
Text PseudoClasses
220
Lengths
231
MORE CASCADING STYLE SHEETS
257
ROUNDED CORNERS ANIMATIONS CUSTOM
311
CHARACTER ENCODINGS
561
LANGUAGE CODES
577
MIME MEDIA TYPES
583
CHANGES BETWEEN HTML4 AND HTML5
595
INDEX
603
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Rob Larsen is a lead front-end engineer with deep technical knowledge and more than a decade of hands-on experience. Rob has developed HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for clients including Samsung, Adidas, Reebok, and Philips and is an active technology author and speaker.

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