Foundation HTML5 with CSS3

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Apress, Oct 10, 2012 - Computers - 430 pages

If you want to get into developing web sites, the most important thing you'll need is a solid understanding of Hypertext Markup Language, or HTML—the most common language used to write web site content. The most recent version of the language is HTML5, and it contains a whole host of new features to give you more power when creating websites.

Foundation HTML5 with CSS3: A Modern Guide and Reference incorporates practical examples to show how to structure data correctly using HTML5, along with styling and layout basics using the latest release of Cascading Style Sheets, CSS3.

This book is forward-thinking because all the featured code and techniques are standards-compliant, and it demonstrate best practices—you won't waste your time on outdated, bad techniques. Your web pages will work properly in most web browsers and be accessible to web users with disabilities, easily located using popular search engines, and compact in file size.

Even if you already know HTML5 and CSS3 basics, this book will still be useful to you. It features comprehensive reference tables, so you can look up troublesome attributes, codes, and properties quickly and easily.

What you’ll learn Standards-compliant HTML5, not outdated techniques Styling and layout basics using CSS3 Who this book is for

Web designers and developers who want to bring themselves up to speed in the correct usage of HTML5 and CSS3, or those starting out in modern web development.

Table of Contents Getting Started HTML and CSS Basics The Document Structuring Content Embedding Media Linking the Web Constructing Tables Building Forms Page Layout with CSS Putting it All Together
 

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Contents

Getting Started
1
HTML and CSS Basics
17
The Document
37
Constructing Content
69
Embedding Media
139
Linking the Web
185
Building Tables
205
Assembling Forms and Applications
237
Page Layout with CSS
297
Putting it All Together
329
Index
401
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