HTML & XHTML Pocket Reference: Quick, Comprehensive, Indispensible [NOOK Book]

Overview

After years of using spacer GIFs, layers of nested tables, and other improvised solutions for building your web sites, getting used to the more stringent standards-compliant design can be intimidating. HTML and XHTML Pocket Reference is the perfect little book when you need answers immediately.

Jennifer Niederst-Robbins, author Web Design in a Nutshell, has revised and updated the fourth edition of this pocket guide by taking the top 20% of ...

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HTML & XHTML Pocket Reference: Quick, Comprehensive, Indispensible

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Overview

After years of using spacer GIFs, layers of nested tables, and other improvised solutions for building your web sites, getting used to the more stringent standards-compliant design can be intimidating. HTML and XHTML Pocket Reference is the perfect little book when you need answers immediately.

Jennifer Niederst-Robbins, author Web Design in a Nutshell, has revised and updated the fourth edition of this pocket guide by taking the top 20% of vital reference information from her Nutshell book, augmenting it judiciously, cross-referencing everything, and organizing it according to the most common needs of web developers. The result is a handy book that offers the bare essentials on web standards in a small, concise format that you can use carry anywhere for quick reference.

HTML and XHTML Pocket Reference features easy-to-find listings of every HTML and XHTML tag, and every Cascading Style Sheet value. It's an indispensable reference for any serious web designer, author, or programmer who needs a fast on-the-job resource when working with established web standards.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449382988
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/15/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 768,887
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Jennifer Niederst Robbins was one of the first designers for the Web. As the designer of O'Reilly's Global Network Navigator (GNN), the first commercial web site, she has been designing for the Web since 1993. She is the author of the bestselling "Web Design in a Nutshell" (O'Reilly), and has taught web design at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston and Johnson and Wales University in Providence. She has spoken at major design and Internet events including SXSW Interactive, Seybold Seminars, the GRAFILL conference (Geilo, Norway), and one of the first W3C International Expos.

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Table of Contents

HTML and XHTML Pocket Reference 1

HTML 4.01 Overview 2

HTML5 Overview 4

XHTML Overview 8

Common Attributes and Events 12

Alphabetical List of Elements 17

Elements Organized by Function 151

Character Entities 153

Specifying Color 166

Index 169

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2011

    Excellent companion to the full text book.

    this is a great pocket reference

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  • Posted May 8, 2010

    more from this reviewer

    Practice Safe HTML

    Don't leave home without it

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