Synopses & Reviews
NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML AND CSS provides thorough instruction on building interactive Web sites from scratch. In addition to providing comprehensive coverage of HTML and CSS, this book does not require any prior knowledge on the subject and starts with the basics. Detailed explanations of key concepts and skills make even complex topics accessible to all level of learners. New Perspectives' signature case scenarios and case problems contextualize complex concepts. You can develop your problem solving skills by working through realistic exercises, which will help you retain the material and apply what you've learned in a professional environment.
This best-selling text by Patrick Carey uses the New Perspectives Series signature case-based, problem-solving approach to teach students how to create simple to advanced Web sites using HTML and XHTML.
About the Author
Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Patrick has authored or co-authored over 20 academic and trade texts for the software industry.
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started with HTML 5. 2. Developing a Web Site. 3. Designing with CSS. 4. Setting Page Layout with CSS. 5. Working with Tables and Columns. Appendix A: Color Names and Color Values. Appendix B: HTML Character Entities. Appendix C: Working with XHTML. Appendix D: Making the Web More Accessible. Appendix E: HTML 5 Elements and Attributes. Appendix F: CSS Styles and Selectors.