XHTML 1.0 Web development sourcebook: building better sites and applications

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John Wiley, Sep 7, 2000 - Computers - 471 pages
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A hands-on guide to planning, designing, and implementing better Web sites and applications using XHTML. This sourcebook gets both novices and experienced Web developers and programmers quickly up to speed on the latest technologies, tools, and approaches for building Web sites and applications. In particular, it explores how XHTML 1.0's powerful new features allow for more flexible, scalable Web sites and business-critical Web apps that can be viewed from an array of devices besides PCs, including TVs, palmtops, and cell phones. Expert Ian Graham starts out with a concise, yet thorough, review/tutorial of the basics for markup, formatting, rendering, and document scripting with HTML, XHTML, XML, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Then, writing from the perspective of both Web developers and Web project managers, and with the help of dozens of illustrated, real-life examples, he: * Explains the relationships between XML, XHTML, HTML, CSS, and other Web technologies * Acquaints you with all of XHTML's powerful new features * Explores the practice of elegant, reusable document design * Schools you in the principles of good Web site and Web application design * Presents several site and application-building models * Provides management guidelines for site design, implementation, and maintenance * Reviews Internet networking basics, URLs, and the HTTP protocol * Shows how to customize Web servers with CGI scripts, page scripting tools, and more * Offers selection criteria for choosing Web development tools and software The companion Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/graham features all the examples presented in the book, along with additional resources, utilities, and book updates-all available in easy-to-download form. Visit our Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/ Visit the companion Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/graham and the author's Web site at www.utoronto.ca/ian/books

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The extensible Markup Language
Software Processing of XML and HTML

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Ian S. Graham is a Web application development consultant and also a senior instructional technology specialist with the University of Toronto's Centre for Academic Technology, where he designs and prototypes Internet applications. Graham is the bestselling author of HTML 4.0 Sourcebook, XML Specification Guide, and HTML Stylesheet Sourcebook (all from Wiley), as well as XHTML 1.0 Language and Design Sourcebook-a companion to this book and a detailed guide to Web page design using HTML, XHTML, and CSS.

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