HTML 4.01 Programmer's Reference / Edition 3

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This is a book for web programmers of any level, from beginners getting to grips with the basics of HTML coding, to more advanced programmers who need a comprehensive HTML reference guide that is completely up-to-date with the new 4.01 specification.

This book cover:

  • How the Web works, including new web standards, and the functional features of an HTML document
  • The basics of HTML programming: text formatting, links, images, forms, tables, and frames, including all elements and attributes
  • Using Style Sheets with HTML (covers CSS 1, 2, and 3)
  • Basic HTML Scripting techniques, including DHTML and the DOM standard levels 1 and 2
  • Using multimedia in HTML pages via embedded objects, including Flash animations and Java Applets
  • Accessibility and interoperability (including aural style sheets and cross browser coding), and internationalization
  • Deprecated and browser-specific (IE and Netscape) HTML features XHTML 1.0 and 1.1
  • New and Upcoming HTML standards

This book is for programmers familiar with the basics of HTML who need a detailed reference and help with the more complex uses of the language. It may also appeal to the serious novice as a gateway into programming.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861005335
  • Publisher: Wrox Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/1/2001
  • Series: Programmer's Reference Ser.
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 600
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.11 (h) x 1.72 (d)

Meet the Author

The authors are a multi-author Wrox writing team of professional developers.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Chapter 1 The HTML Document 9
Chapter 2 The Document Body and Head 31
Chapter 3 Text Formatting 65
Chapter 4 Links 93
Chapter 5 Images 113
Chapter 6 Forms and HTML Controls 131
Chapter 7 Tables 163
Chapter 8 Frames 189
Chapter 9 Scripting and Inherent Events 223
Chapter 10 Embedding Objects 249
Chapter 11 Style Sheet Fundamentals 273
Chapter 12 Character Styles 307
Chapter 13 CSS Positioning and Packaging 341
Chapter 14 Aural Style Sheets 371
Chapter 15 Deprecated Elements and Attributes 389
Chapter 16 IE- and Netscape-Specific Tags and Styles 417
Chapter 17 Cross-Browser and Cross-OS Coding 447
Chapter 18 Internationalization 481
Chapter 19 Dynamic Pages: DHTML and the Document Object Model 489
Chapter 20 Accessibility and Interoperability 523
Chapter 21 New and Upcoming Standards 545
Appendix A The Wrox Ultimate HTML Database 579
Appendix B Special Characters in HTML 655
Appendix C HTML Locales and Character Sets 661
Appendix D HTML Color Names and Values 667
Appendix E MIME Types 685
Appendix F CSS Browser Support Reference 693
Appendix G CSS Property Reference 729
Appendix H Core DOM Features 747
Index A HTML Tags 753
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2002

    Good book, well worth the money

    No complaints. I was able to build a fairly complicated web site using it as my HTML reference. I actually read almost the entire book, and recommend it.

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