HTML 4.0 sourcebook

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Wiley, 1998 - Computers - 631 pages
Your total guide to online publishing using HTML

The HTML Sourcebook is an indispensable resource for authors, publishers, marketers, educators, and virtually anyone interested in publishing on the World Wide Web. Written by the author of one of the most accessed HTML online tutorials, it provides all the essentials for preparing character-based, as well as graphically based, hypertext documents for online publication. With the help of Ian S. Graham's clear, step-by-step guidelines and priceless pointers you'll quickly learn how to:
* Master all HTML commands and the URL syntax
* Create and edit HTML documents for Mosaic, Netscape, Lynx, and all other WWW browsers
* Translate documents from other formats such as Word or WordPerfect into HTML documents
* Link your hypertext documents to graphics, video, and sound files
* Choose hypertext servers for UNIX, Macintosh, and PC platforms
* Construct "cgi-bin" programs to create sophisticated interactive documents
* Access and use all the browsers, editors, translators, and other valuable World Wide Web tools currently available online

The HTML Sourcebook also features an array of examples taken from business, education, science, and other fields. Including both code and screen captures of the resulting pages as they appear on the Web, the examples let you see firsthand what well-designed hypertext documents and their underlying HTML structures look like.

Whether you want to deliver online documentation for software packages, distribute sales catalog information, access library databases, or expand the audience for a hypertext comic strip, The HTML Sourcebook is your complete guide to composing and distributing documents on the World Wide Web.

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Familiar with HTML but itching for more information? The nine chapters and four appendixes that make up this book may be for you. Readers proceed from a quick survey of HTML basics in the first ... Read full review

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Introduction to the HyperText Markup Language
A Simple HTML Document

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About the author (1998)

Ian S. Graham, Ph.D., is an instructional technology specialist with the Division of Computing and Communications at the University of Toronto.

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