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Sams Teach Yourself HTML, CSS, and JavaScript All in One (Sams Teach Yourself)


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Sams Teach Yourself HTML, CSS and JavaScript All in One

The all-in-one HTML, CSS and JavaScript beginner's guide: covering the three most important languages for web development.

  • Covers everything beginners need to know about the HTML and CSS standards and today's JavaScript and Ajax libraries - all in one book, for the first time
  • Integrated, well-organized coverage expertly shows how to use all these key technologies together
  • Short, simple lessons teach hands-on skills readers can apply immediately
  • By best-selling author Julie Meloni
  • Mastering HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is vital for any beginning web developer - and the importance of these technologies is growing as web development moves away from proprietary alternatives such as Flash. Sams Teach Yourself HTML, CSS, and JavaScript All in One brings together everything beginners need to build powerful web applications with the HTML and CSS standards and the latest JavaScript and Ajax libraries.

    With this book, beginners can get all the modern web development knowledge you need from one expert source. Bestselling author Julie Meloni (Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One) teaches simply and clearly, through brief, hands-on lessons focused on knowledge you can apply immediately. Meloni covers all the building blocks of practical web design and development, integrating new techniques and features into every chapter. Each lesson builds on what's come before, showing you exactly how to use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript together to create great web sites.

    About the Author

    Julie C. Meloni is a technical consultant for i2i Interactive and works in the Electronic Textual Cultures Lab at the University of Victoria as INKE postdoctoral fellow in Digital Humanities and Information Management. Her many books and articles on Web development include Sams Teach Yourself HTML and CSS in 24 Hours. Her work has been translated into fifteen different languages.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Getting Started on the Web

    1. Understanding Web Servers and Web Browsers

    2. Publishing Pages on the Web

    3. Understanding HTML and XHTML

    4. Understanding CSS

    5. Understanding JavaScript

    Part II. Building Blocks of HTML

    6. Working with Text and Fonts

    7. Using Tables to Display Information

    8. Using Internal and External Links

    9. Working with Colors

    10. Creating Graphics for Use on the Web

    11. Using Graphics in Your Web Site

    12. Using Multimedia in Your Web Site

    13. Working with Frames


    Part III. Advanced Web Page Design with CSS

    14. Understanding the CSS Box Model

    15. Working with Margins, Padding, and Alignment

    16. Using CSS to Do More With Lists

    17. Using CSS for Navigation Elements

    18. Implementing Content Pop-Ups with CSS

    19. Creating Fixed versus Liquid Layouts

    20. Creating Print-Friendly Designs

    21. Designing for Devices

    Part IV. Introducing Web Scripting and JavaScript

    22. Understanding JavaScript

    23. Creating Simple Scripts

    24. Getting Started with JavaScript Programming

    25. Working with the Document Object Model


    Part V. Learning JavaScript Basics

    26. Using Variables, Strings and Arrays

    27. Using Functions and Objects

    28. Controlling Flow with Conditions and Loops

    29. Using Built-In Functions and Libraries

    Part VI. Extending JavaScript with Ajax

    30. Anatomy of an Ajax Application

    31. The XMLHTTPRequest Object

    32. Talking with the Server

    33. Using the Returned Data

    34. A First Ajax Application


    Part VII. Advanced Web Site Functionality and Management

    35. Accessibility, Standards and Testing

    36. Organizing and Managing a Web Site

    37. Search Engine Optimization Helping People Find Your Web Pages

    Part V. Appendixes

    Appendix A. HTML, CSS and JavaScript Resources on the Internet

    Appendix B. HTML, CSS and JavaScript Quick Reference Glossary

    Product Details

    Meloni, Julie C
    Sams Publishing
    Meloni, Julie C.
    Meloni, Julie
    Programming Languages - HTML
    Programming Languages - HTML, SGML, VRML, XML
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    Trade paper
    Sams Teach Yourself
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    9 x 7.5 x 1.219 in 1002 gr

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