HTML, CSS and JavaScript Web Publishing in One Hour a Day, Sams Teach Yourself

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Pearson Education, Aug 25, 2015 - Computers - 768 pages
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Thoroughly revised and updated with examples rewritten to conform to HTML5, CSS3, and contemporary web development practices, this easy-to-understand, step-by-step tutorial helps you quickly master the basics of HTML and CSS before moving on to more advanced topics such as graphics, video, and interactivity with JavaScript and jQuery. 
In just one hour a day, you'll learn the skills you need to design, create, and maintain a professional-looking website. 
  • No previous experience required. By following each short, one-hour lesson in this book, anyone can learn the basics of web development.
  • Learn at your own pace. You can work through each lesson sequentially to make sure you thoroughly understand all the concepts and methodologies, or you can focus on specific lessons to learn the techniques that interest you most.
  • Test your knowledge. Each lesson ends with a Workshop section filled with questions, answers, and exercises for further study.
Learn how to...
  • Fully implement the HTML5 and CSS3 standards
  • Work with text and create links
  • Add images and graphics to your page
  • Use CSS to style a site and position elements on a page
  • Structure a page with HTML5 
  • Use responsive web design to make your pages look good on different-sized screens
  • Use JavaScript to add dynamic elements and interactivity on your pages
  • Leverage jQuery to add JavaScript features to your pages
  • Design for the mobile web
  • Get your site online and let people know it's there
  • Optimize your site for search engines
Contents at a Glance
PART I: Getting Started 1 What Is Web Publishing 2 Getting Your Tools in Order 3 Introducing HTML and CSS
PART II: Creating Web Pages 4 Learning the Basics of HTML  5 Organizing Information with Lists 6 Working with Links
PART III: Doing More with HTML and CSS 7 Formatting Text with HTML and CSS 8 Using CSS to Style a Site 9 Using Images on Your Web Pages 10 Building Tables 11 Using CSS to Position Elements on a Page 12 Designing Forms 13 Structuring a Page with HTML5 14 Integrating Multimedia: Video and Sound 15 Advanced CSS: Page Layout in CSS 16 Using Responsive Web Design
PART IV: Using JavaScript and jQuery 17 Introducing JavaScript 18 Using jQuery 19 Using JavaScript in Your Pages 20 Working with Frames and Linked Windows
PART V: Designing for Everyone 21 Designing for the Mobile Web 22 Designing for User Experience
PART VI: Going Live on the Web 23 How to Publish Your Site 24 Taking Advantage of the Server 25 Search Engines and SEO

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Rafe Colburn is an author and web developer with more than 15 years of experience building websites. His other books include Special Edition Using SQL and Sams Teach Yourself CGI in 24 Hours. You can read his blog at http://rc3.org or find him on Twitter as @rafeco.

 

Jennifer Kyrnin is an author and web designer who has been working on the Internet since 1995. Her other books include Sams Teach Yourself Bootstrap in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Responsive Web Design in 24 Hours, and Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours. She can be found at http://htmljenn.com/or on Twitter as @htmljenn.

 

Laura Lemay is one of the world's most popular authors on web development topics. She is the original author of Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML, Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days, and Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 21 Days.

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