CAIRO BOOKS's Description
If you’ve ever been curious about any of the multitude of internet acronyms,
the web technologies they represent, and how they can benefit you, this book is
a great place to start. This book covers all the necessary topics to get up and
running with HTML, XHTML, and CSS while offering readers a guide to modern,
standards-based design. Key tasks covered in the book include setting up a Web
page, reducing image resolution, creating radio buttons, adding a hit counter,
adding an embedded sound, adding content from other sites such as integrating a
blog and creating an RSS feed. Large topics are broken into smaller, more
approachable sub-topics that are clearly explained on two pages eliminating the
back and forth page flipping required in other references. Arranged so that
skills build progressively throughout the book coupled with bold page headers
it is simple to flip through and easily find any section or topic you are
looking for. Understandable with straightforward terms that avoid intimidating
and unexplained jargon, this is a book that will benefit complete novices and
advanced users alike.
While primarily focused on the technologies outlined in the title, this book
goes on to provide tips on integrating with Google, Flickr, social bookmark
sites and even creating and implementing RSS feeds. Rest assured, each of these
technologies is explained with the benefits of each outlined. A serious
resource that quickly and concisely gets to the point, this book helps you gain
real skills that will have you online in short order. Best of all, you can be
confident that you are doing so the right way.
HTML, XHTML, and CSS: Your visual blueprint™ for designing effective Web
pages offers visual learners a solid reference that employs straight forward
examples to teach you to create and design Web pages with impact. "Apply It"
and "Extra" sidebars highlight useful tips and high-resolution screen shots
clearly illustrate each task while succinct explanations walk you through the
examples. The associated website contains all the needed code to learn HTML.