Tired of reading HTML books that only make sense after you're an expert? Then it's about time you picked up Head First HTML and really learned HTML. You want to learn HTML so you can finally create those web pages you've always wanted, so you can communicate more effectively with friends, family, fans, and fanatic customers. You also want to do it right so you can actually maintain and expand your web pages over time so they work in all browsers and mobile devices. Oh, and if you've never heard of CSS, that's okaywe won't tell anyone you're still partying like it's 1999but if you're going to create web pages in the 21st century then you'll want to know and understand CSS.Learn the real secrets of creating web pages, and why everything your boss told you about HTML tables is probably wrong (and what to do instead). Most importantly, hold your own with your co-worker (and impress cocktail party guests) when he casually mentions how his HTML is now strict, and his CSS is in an external style sheet.With Head First HTML, you'll avoid the embarrassment of thinking web-safe colors still matter, and the foolishness of slipping a font tag into your pages. Best of all, you'll learn HTML and CSS in a way that won't put you to sleep. If you've read a Head First book, you know what to expect: a visually-rich format designed for the way your brain works. Using the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory, this book will load HTML and CSS into your brain in a way that sticks.So what are you waiting for? Leave those other dusty books behind and come join us in Webville. Your tour is about to begin.
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About the Author
Elisabeth Robson is co-founder of Wickedly Smart, an education company devoted to helping customers gain mastery in web technologies. She’s co-author of three bestselling books, Head First Design Patterns, Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML and Head First HTML5 Programming.
Eric Freeman is described by Head First series co-creator Kathy Sierra as “one of those rare individuals fluent in the language, practice, and culture of multiple domains from hipster hacker, to corporate VP, engineer, think tank." Professionally, Eric recently ended nearly a decade as a media company executive, having held the position of CTO of Disney Online & Disney.com at The Walt Disney Company. Eric is now devoting his time to WickedlySmart.com and lives with his wife and young daughter on Bainbridge Island. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University.
Table of Contents
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How to Use This Book: Intro
Chapter 1: Getting to Know HTML: The Language of the Web
Chapter 2: Going Further with Hypertext: Meeting the “HT” in HTML
Chapter 3: Building Blocks: Web Page Construction
Chapter 4: Getting Connected: A Trip to Webville
Chapter 5: Adding Images to your Pages: Meeting the Media
Chapter 6: Standards and All that Jazz: Getting Serious with HTML
Chapter 7: Getting Started with CSS: Adding a Little Style
Chapter 8: Styling with Fonts and Colors: Expanding Your Vocabulary
Chapter 9: The Box Model: Getting Intimate with Elements
Chapter 10: Divs and Spans: Advanced Web Construction
Chapter 11: Layout and Positioning: Arranging Elements
Chapter 12: HTML5 Markup: Modern HTML
Chapter 13: Tables and More Lists: Getting Tabular
Chapter 14: HTML Forms: Getting Interactive
Leftovers: The Top Ten Topics (We Didn’t Cover)
This isn’t goodbye
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I enjoy the format of this book It keeps your attention. I do have an issue with the Nook version. There are highlighted sentences, unfortunately the highlight is dark, almost black with dark print. Impossible to read! luckily there are not too many of these.