Beginning HTML, XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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9780470540701: Beginning HTML, XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript

An indispensable introductory guide to creating web pages using the most up-to-date standards

This beginner guide shows you how to use XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create compelling Web sites. While learning these technologies, you will discover coding practices such as writing code that works on multiple browsers including mobile devices, how to use AJAX frameworks to add interactivity to your pages, and how to ensure your pages meet accessible requirements.

Packed with real-world examples, the book not only teaches you how to write Web sites using XHTML, CSS and JavaScript, but it also teaches you design principles that help you create attractive web sites and practical advice on how to make web pages more usable. In addition, special checklists and appendices review key topics and provide helpful references that re-enforce the basics you've learned.

  • Serves as an ideal beginners guide to writing web pages using XHTML
  • Explains how to use CSS to make pages more appealing and add interactivity to pages using JavaScript and AJAX frameworks
  • Share advice on design principles and how to make pages more attractive and offers practical help with usability and accessibility
  • Features checklists and appendices that review key topics

This introductory guide is essential reading for getting started with using XHTML, CSS and JavaScript to create exciting and compelling Web sites.

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Learn to create attractive web sites that are easy to use

Since the web was first created, the languages used to build web sites have been constantly evolving. Now a set of best practices has emerged using HTML or XHTML to create your basic web pages, CSS to control their appearance and make them look attractive, and JavaScript to add interactivity. Without assuming any previous experience, this valuable resource makes it easy to learn how to build web sites using the most upto-date web standards. Whether you're a beginner eager to start writing your first web page or a more experienced programmer seeking to update your skills, you will find practical introductions to these essential languages, as well as invaluable tips and techniques used by experienced web professionals.

  • How to create HTML and XHTML pages that incorporate links, images, tables, audio, and video
  • Ways to use CSS to control text, colors, backgrounds, and page layout
  • Design principles employed by experienced designers to create attractive layouts
  • The basics of JavaScript and working with AJAX libraries
  • How to build sites that are accessible, easy to use, and will work on a variety of devices including mobile phones
  • How to test your web site and put it on the web
  • First-hand experience of coding practices commonly used in the real world
  • The elements of basic text formatting
  • Text markup and character entities for special characters

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About the Author:

Jon Duckett has spent over a decade helping a wide range of companies implement innovative web strategies. Taking a hands-on approach, he designs many of the projects he works on and helps to code them. During this time, Jon has written several books covering web design, programming, accessibility and usability.

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