HTML & CSS: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

HTML & CSS: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition / Edition 5

by Thomas Powell
     
 

The Definitive Guide to HTML & CSS--Fully Updated

Written by a Web development expert, the fifth edition of this trusted resource has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to address HTML5, the revolutionary new Web standard. The book covers all the elements supported in today's Web browsers--from the standard (X)HTML tags to the archaic and proprietary

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The Definitive Guide to HTML & CSS--Fully Updated

Written by a Web development expert, the fifth edition of this trusted resource has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to address HTML5, the revolutionary new Web standard. The book covers all the elements supported in today's Web browsers--from the standard (X)HTML tags to the archaic and proprietary tags that may be encountered.

HTML & CSS: The Complete Reference, Fifth Edition contains full details on CSS 2.1 as well as every proprietary and emerging CSS3 property currently supported. Annotated examples of correct markup and style show you how to use all of these technologies to build impressive Web pages. Helpful appendixes cover the syntax of character entities, fonts, colors, and URLs. This comprehensive reference is an essential tool for professional Web developers.

  • Master transitional HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0 markup
  • Write emerging standards-based markup with HTML5
  • Enhance presentation with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS1 and CSS 2.1)
  • Learn proprietary and emerging CSS3 features
  • Learn how to read (X)HTML document type definitions (DTDs)
  • Apply everything in an open standards-focused fashion

Thomas A. Powell is president of PINT, Inc. (pint.com), a nationally recognized Web agency. He developed the Web Publishing Certificate program for the University of California, San Diego Extension and is an instructor for the Computer Science Department at UCSD. He is the author of the previous bestselling editions of this book and Ajax: The Complete Reference, and co-author of JavaScript: The Complete Reference.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071496292
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/05/2010
Pages:
864
Sales rank:
408,536
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Core Markup

Chapter 1: Traditional HTML and XHTML

Chapter 2: Introduction to HTML 5

Chapter 3: HTML and XHTML Element Reference

Part II: Core Style

Chapter 4: Introduction to CSS

Chapter 5: CSS Syntax and Property Reference

Chapter 6: CSS 3, Propertietary and Emerging Features Reference

Appendices

Appendix A: Character Entities

Appendix B: Fonts

Appendix C: Colors

Appendix D: URLs

Appendix E: Reading a Document Type Definition

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