Synopses & Reviews
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.
Here’s where you start learning HTML5Create 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
- Part I: Getting Started with HTML
- Chapter 1: HTML Basics: The Least You Need to Know
- Chapter 2: Setting Up the Document Structure
- Chapter 3: Formatting Text with Tags
- Chapter 4: Using Lists and Backgrounds
- Chapter 5: Creating Hyperlinks and Anchors
- Part II: Style Sheets and Graphics
- Chapter 6: Introduction to Style Sheets
- Chapter 7: Formatting Text with CSS
- Chapter 8: Formatting Paragraphs with CSS
- Chapter 9: Inserting Graphics
- Part III: Page Layout and Navigation
- Chapter 10: Creating Navigational Aids
- Chapter 11: Creating Division-Based Layouts
- Chapter 12: Creating Tables
- Chapter 13: Formatting Tables
- Chapter 14: Creating User Forms
- Chapter 15: Incorporating Sound and Video
- Chapter 16: HTML and Microsoft Expression Web
- Part IV: Appendices
- Designing for Usability
- Designing for Accessibility
- Quick Reference