HTML, XHTML, and CSS are essential tools for creating dynamic Web sites. This friendly, all-in-one guide covers what programmers need to know about each of the technologies and how to use them together.
Like the bestselling first edition, HTML, XHTML, and CSS All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition makes it easy to grasp the fundamentals and start building effective Web pages. With new information about Web 2.0 and Ajax, it's the perfect reference as well.
When my wife and I moved into our house, one of our first major projects was to update
the bathroom. The horribly gaudy floral wallpaper pattern, in combination with the gold
sink fixtures, obnoxious mirrors, and tacky lighting, made us feel like we’d stepped into
a previous decade every time we entered the master bathroom. Removing wallpaper is
a tough job, but it’s even more difficult when there are multiple layers of the stuff. This
was the case with our bathroom.
To get the most out of this book, please take the time to read these next few pages. I'll discuss how the
book came into being, who the intended audience is, and what you can expect to learn. By reviewing
these items, you'll know quickly when your expectations will be met and which portions of the book may
be useful as a quick reference if you need to dive into a specific segment first before starting with
Chapter 1. This book was born out of the frustration of reading other texts on HTML and Web design and being told
repeatedly that one had to perform...
HTML is the predominant programming language used to create Web pages. HTML5 is the most recent update to the HTML standard which is maintained and governed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). HTML5 represents a major change to HTML — arguably the most substantial change since the development of XHTML. HTML5 has enhanced rich media, geolocation, database and mobile capabilities, and is now able to script APIs. This book covers the fundamentals for developing Web sites using HTML5 by utilizing clear-cut tasks, code examples, step-by-step instructions, and easy-to-follow advice....