HTML, XHTML, and CSS Bible

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 17, 2008 - Computers - 675 pages
Decipher the code, use the right tools, and conquer the online world of the World Wide Web. This comprehensive guide demystifies HyperText Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) so you can create sophisticated and interactive Web pages, robust applications, and as many other ways of interacting on the Web as you can think of. You'll even learn to code cool content for many mobile devices that include a browser. Inside, find all the tools, tips, and techniques you need to succeed.
 

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This is more or less a permanent fixture on my desk at the moment. If you already know a bit of HTML and just need a bit of a refresher and a desk reference for looking up tags, attributes, etc then ... Read full review

Contents

What Is Markup Language and Why do I Care?
3
HTML Values and Units
9
What Goes into a Web Document?
17
Chapter
33
The HEAD Elements
39
Text Structuring Essentials
47
Character Formatting Essentials
59
Lists
69
Style Definitions
363
CSS Values and Units
379
CSS Inheritance and Cascade
389
Font Properties
395
Text Formatting
403
CSS Lists
427
Padding Margins and Borders
433
Colors and Backgrounds
445

Links
85
Tables
99
Frames
125
Forms
139
Colors and Images
165
Inserting an Image
181
Multimedia
195
Special Characters
209
Internationalization and Localization
225
Scripts
239
Dynamic HTML
249
HTML Tools and Variants Chapter
275
Web Development Software
277
Publishing Your Site
287
Data Connectivity with Microformats
295
An Introduction To XML
303
Creating Mobile Web Pages
323
Tidying and Validating your Documents
331
HTML Tips and Tricks
341
Controlling Presentation with CSS Chapter
353
CSS Basics
355
CSS Layouts with Floating and Positioning
459
PseudoElementsandGeneratedContent
479
DynamicHTMLwithCSS
491
MediaStylesandDefiningDocumentsforPrinting
505
Additional CSS Tools
521
Additional CSS Tools
525
UserInterfaceStyles
541
TestingandValidatingCSS
549
CSSTipsandTricks
555
HTMLElementQuickReference
567
HTML Element Quick Reference
568
dl
582
object
595
tfoot
608
HTMLSpecialCharactersQuickReference
621
HTML Special Characters Quick Reference
622
CSSPropertiesQuickReference
633
CSS Selectors Quick Reference
657
Index
663
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Steven M. Schafer is a Linux, open source, and open standards advocate. He served as director of certification and development for the Free Standards Group and as CTO of a Linux-based software company specializing in Linux and open-source–based, enterprise-level software and services. He is fluent in many programming languages, including PHP, Java, JavaScript, C, and shell scripting as well as Web technologies HTML and CSS. He is the author of several books, ranging from game strategy guides to books about HTML, CSS, JavaScript, LAMP technologies, and others.

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