"HTML, XHTML, & CSS For the Absolute Beginner" provides beginner level programmers with an entry level introduction to HTML, XHTML and CSS. This book serves as a primer for client-side web development. To make learning fun, the book uses a games-based instructional approach that provides working examples that demonstrate how HTML, XHTML and CSS can be applied to the development of web pages and sites. "HTML, XHTML, & CSS For the Absolute Beginner" is a fun and easy way for a beginner to master web development through the creation of computer games.
Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. is an author, educator, and an IT professional with over 21 years of experience in information technology, including roles as an automation analyst, technical manager, technical support analyst, automation engineer, and security analyst. He is the author of 36 books and co-author of two additional books. His published works include Ajax Programming for the Absolute Beginner ; HTML, XHTML, and CSS for the Absolute Beginner ; XNA 3.1 Game Development for Teens ; Scratch Programming for Teens ; and Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express Programming for the Absolute Beginner. Ford has a master's degree in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and has over five years of experience as an adjunct instructor teaching networking courses in information technology.
Introduction Part I: Introducing HTML, XHTML and CSS Chapter 1: Web Page Development 101 Chapter 2: HTML and XHTML Basics Part II: Working with (X)HTML Chapter 3: Creating X(HTML) Document Headings Chapter 4: Adding Content to Your Web Pages Chapter 5: Delving into Images and Links Chapter 6: Designing Tables and Forms Part III: Cascading Style Sheets Chapter 7: An Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets Chapter 8: Digging Deeper into CSS Part IV: Client-Side Scripting Chapter 9: Client-Side Scripting Chapter 10: Building Web Sites Part V: Appendices Appendix A: What's on the Companion Web Site? Appendix B: What Next?