Synopses & Reviews
Need help finding the right HTML5 element or attribute for your web page or application? HTML5 Pocket Reference is the classic reference that web designers and developers have been keeping close at hand for more than thirteen years.
This fifth edition has been updated to reflect the current state of HTML5, including the HTML5 Candidate Recommendation, the emerging HTML5.1 Working Draft, and the living WHATWG standard. Features include:
- An alphabetical listing of every element and attribute in HTML5, HTML5.1, and the WHATWG living standard
- Descriptions, markup examples, content categories, content models, and start- and end-tag requirements for every element
- At-a-glance notes indicating the differences between the HTML5 specifications and HTML 4.01
- Useful charts of special characters
- An overview of HTML5 APIs
If youre an experienced web designer or developer who needs a quick resource for working with established web standards, this handy book is indispensable.
HTML5 Pocket Reference is the perfect little book when you need answers immediately.
Jennifer Niederst-Robbins, author Web Design in a Nutshell, has revised and updated the new edition by reducing it to just the latest HTML5 content, augmenting it judiciously, cross-referencing everything, and organizing it according to the most common needs of web developers. The result is a handy book that offers the bare essentials on web standards in a small, concise format that you can use carry anywhere for quick reference.
This handy pocket reference features easy-to-find listings of every HTML5 tag, and every Cascading Style Sheet value. It's an indispensable reference for any serious web designer, author, or programmer who needs a fast on-the-job resource when working with established web standards.
About the Author
Jennifer Niederst Robbins was one of the first designers for the Web. As the designer of O'Reilly's Global Network Navigator (GNN), the first commercial web site, she has been designing for the Web since 1993. She is the author of the bestselling "Web Design in a Nutshell" (O'Reilly), and has taught web design at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston and Johnson and Wales University in Providence. She has spoken at major design and Internet events including SXSW Interactive, Seybold Seminars, the GRAFILL conference (Geilo, Norway), and one of the first W3C International Expos.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: HTML5 Pocket Reference; 1.1 HTML5 Overview; 1.2 HTML5 Global Attributes; 1.3 Alphabetical List of Elements; 1.4 Elements Organized by Function; Character Entities; XML Named Entities; Latin-1 (ISO-8859-1); Spacing Modifier Letters; General Punctuation; XHTML Syntax Overview;