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The Definitive Guide to HTML and CSS--Fully Updated
Written by a Web development expert, the fifth edition of this trusted resource has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to address HTML5, the revolutionary new Web standard. The book covers all the elements supported in today's Web browsers--from the standard (X)HTML tags to the archaic and proprietary tags that may be encountered.
HTML and CSS: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition contains full details on CSS 2.1 as well as every proprietary and emerging CSS3 property currently supported. Annotated examples of correct markup and style show you how to use all of these technologies to build impressive Web pages. Helpful appendixes cover the syntax of character entities, fonts, colors, and URLs. This comprehensive reference is an essential tool for professional Web developers.
- Master transitional HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0 markup
- Write emerging standards-based markup with HTML5
- Enhance presentation with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS1 and CSS 2.1)
- Learn proprietary and emerging CSS3 features
- Learn how to read (X)HTML document type definitions (DTDs)
- Apply everything in an open standards-focused fashion
The go-to guide for professional Web developers--fully updated for the latest CSS and XHTML standards
The fifth edition of this comprehensive resource on client side Web page creation provides full coverage of XHTML 1.0, 1.1, and the emerging HTML 5 standard; CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) 2.1; and browser-specific CSS rules adopted from the upcoming CSS 3 specification. You will learn, step-by-step, how to use all of these tools to build impressive Web pages.
CSS and XHTML: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition covers the newest browser versions including Firefox 3, Internet Explorer 8, and Safari; the latest development trends; and current W3C standards. Hundreds of examples of correct markup and style are included.
Table of Contents
Part I: Core Markup
Chapter 1: Traditional HTML and XHTML
Chapter 2: Introduction to HTML 5
Chapter 3: HTML and XHTML Element Reference
Part II: Core Style
Chapter 4: Introduction to CSS
Chapter 5: CSS Syntax and Property Reference
Chapter 6: CSS 3, Propertietary and Emerging Features Reference
Appendix A: Character Entities
Appendix B: Fonts
Appendix C: Colors
Appendix D: URLs
Appendix E: Reading a Document Type Definition