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HTML, XHTML, and CSS for the Absolute Beginner


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"HTML, XHTML, and CSS For the Absolute Beginner" provides beginner level programmers with an entry level introduction to HTML, XHTML and CSS. This book serves as a primer for client-side web development. To make learning fun, the book uses a games-based instructional approach that provides working examples that demonstrate how HTML, XHTML and CSS can be applied to the development of web pages and sites. "HTML, XHTML, and CSS For the Absolute Beginner" is a fun and easy way for a beginner to master web development through the creation of computer games.

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Written for readers with no previous web development or programming experience, this primer for client-side web development offers a hands-on, games-based instructional approach, allowing readers to develop projects that demonstrate how HTML, XHTML, and CSS can be applied to the development of web pages, web sites, and computer games. Parts I and II introduce web-page development and cover working with HTML and XHTML. Part III deals with CSS, and the final section explains client-side scripting using JavaScript. A 20-page appendix offers illustrated reviews of web resources, with screen shots of sample pages. A companion web site contains source code for the book's projects, plus graphics and additional resources. The book can be used for introductory web development courses, or for self-study. Ford is an adjunct instructor in information technology Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. is an author, educator, and an IT professional with over 19 years of experience in information technology, including roles as an automation analyst, technical manager, technical support analyst, automation engineer, and security analyst. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Jerry is also the author or co-author of 28 other books including Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Microsoft WSH and VBScript programming for the Absolute Beginner, and Microsoft Windows Shell Script Programming for the Absolute Beginner. He has over five years experience as an adjunct instructor teaching networking courses in Information Technology. He lives in Hanover, Virginia with his wife, Mary, and their children Alexander, William, and Molly.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part I: Introducing HTML, XHTML and CSS Chapter 1: Web Page Development 101 Chapter 2: HTML and XHTML Basics Part II: Working with (X)HTML Chapter 3: Creating X(HTML) Document Headings Chapter 4: Adding Content to Your Web Pages Chapter 5: Delving into Images and Links Chapter 6: Designing Tables and Forms Part III: Cascading Style Sheets Chapter 7: An Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets Chapter 8: Digging Deeper into CSS Part IV: Client-Side Scripting Chapter 9: Client-Side Scripting Chapter 10: Building Web Sites Part V: Appendices Appendix A: What's on the Companion Web Site? Appendix B: What Next?

Product Details

Ford, Jerry Lee
Course Technology
Ford Jr, Jerry Lee
Jr., Jerry Lee Ford
Ford, Jr., Jerry Lee (Jerry Lee Ford, Jr.)
Ford, Jerry Lee, Jr.
Jr., Jerry Lee (Jerry Lee Ford, Jr.) Ford
Web - Page Design
Programming Languages - HTML
Web sites -- Design.
Html (document markup language)
Internet - Web Site Design
Internet - General
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