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Learn HTML5 (Start Here!)by Faithe Wempen
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HTML5 is a powerful tool for Web content creation, but it's also surprisingly straightforward and easy to learn. You don't have to be a programmer to build your own standards-compliant Web pages from the ground up, and you don't need any special software to do it.
In Start Here! Learn HTML5, you'll create an attractive, fully functional Web site the right way, using the latest HTML5 tags in a simple text editor. By the time you finish, you'll not only have created attractive and usable Web pages, but more importantly, you'll be fluent in basic HTML coding, so you'll understand the source code of other pages out there.
If you're interested not only in creating Web pages, but in really understanding what you're doing and gaining a solid basic education in HTML that will help you develop your future skills in Web design, this is the book for you.
Ready to learn HTML5 programming? Start Here!
Learn the fundamentals of programming with HTML5—and begin building your first standards-based web pages from the ground up. If you have absolutely no previous experience, no problem—simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and getting-started techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises.
Heres where you start learning HTML5
Create a web site using HTML5 tags in a simple text editor Use semantic tags to make your pages easier to layout and find Draw in HTML5 using the canvas element Embed audio and video in your web pages Get HTML5 to work in older browsers Develop your future skills in web design
About the Author
Faithe Wempen, M.A., is an adjunct instructor of Computer Technology at Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis, and the author of many books on PC hardware and software. She also develops Web sites for businesses and non-profit organizations, and writes and teaches online computer training courses for corporate clients.
Table of Contents
IntroductionPart I: Getting Started with HTMLChapter 1: HTML Basics: The Least You Need to KnowChapter 2: Setting Up the Document StructureChapter 3: Formatting Text with TagsChapter 4: Using Lists and BackgroundsChapter 5: Creating Hyperlinks and AnchorsPart II: Style Sheets and GraphicsChapter 6: Introduction to Style SheetsChapter 7: Formatting Text with CSSChapter 8: Formatting Paragraphs with CSSChapter 9: Inserting GraphicsPart III: Page Layout and NavigationChapter 10: Creating Navigational AidsChapter 11: Creating Division-Based LayoutsChapter 12: Creating TablesChapter 13: Formatting TablesChapter 14: Creating User FormsChapter 15: Incorporating Sound and VideoChapter 16: HTML and Microsoft Expression WebPart IV: AppendicesDesigning for UsabilityDesigning for AccessibilityQuick ReferenceGlossary
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