Mastering HTML and XHTML

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 20, 2006 - Computers - 1107 pages
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Master the Core of All Web Development—And Prepare for the Future

Mastering HTML and XHTML is the most complete, up-to-date book on the core language of the Web. You'll learn everything you need to know about coding web pages in both HTML and XHTML, the latest, more powerful version of HTML. But it doesn't stop there. You also get practical instruction in complementary web technologies such as JavaScript, CSS, and Dynamic HTML, along with a Masters Reference that makes it easy to find the information you need. Tying it all together is the authors' expert guidance on planning, developing, and maintaining effective, accessible websites. Coverage includes:

  • Choosing between HTML and XHTML
  • Creating web pages
  • Planning and developing public, personal, and intranet sites
  • Including images in web pages
  • Using HTML/XHTML frames effectively
  • Converting HTML to XHTML
  • Creating CSS style sheets
  • Using JavaScript
  • Including multimedia
  • Creating Dynamic HTML or Dynamic XHTML documents
  • Validating XHTML or HTML documents
  • Creating coherent, easily maintainable websites
  • Making your website searchable
  • Accommodating users with disabilities
  • Creating an XML DTD
  • Extending XHTML with Namespaces

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Part II Advancing Your Skills
Part III Moving Beyond Pure HTML and XHTML
Part IV Developing Web Sites
Part V Applying HTML and XHTML to Advanced Applications
Part VI HTML and XHTML Development Tools
Part VII A Bridge to XML
Part VIII The XML Family of Applications
Part IX Masters Reference

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Eric Ray and Deborah Ray are the award-winning coauthors of more than 10 computer books, including Mastering HTML, Mastering HTML Premium Edition, Dummies 101: HTML, and, HTML for Dummies Quick Reference.They have also published a variety of articles and conducted HTML and Internet-related training courses. Eric is a Senior Technical Writer at Sun. Deborah is the lead author/editor for Technical Communication Journal.

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