HTML, CSS & JavaScript Web Publishing in One Hour a Day, Sams Teach Yourself: Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery (7th Revised edition)

HTML, CSS & JavaScript Web Publishing in One Hour a Day, Sams Teach Yourself: Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery (7th Revised edition)

By: Rafe Colburn (author), Jennifer Kyrnin (author), Laura Lemay (author)Paperback

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Thoroughly revised and updated with examples rewritten to conform to HTML5, CSS3, and contemporary web development practices, this easy-to-understand, step-by-step tutorial helps you quickly master the basics of HTML and CSS before moving on to more advanced topics such as graphics, video, and interactivity with JavaScript and jQuery. In just one hour a day, you'll learn the skills you need to design, create, and maintain a professional-looking website. *No previous experience required. By following each short, one-hour lesson in this book, anyone can learn the basics of web development.*Learn at your own pace. You can work through each lesson sequentially to make sure you thoroughly understand all the concepts and methodologies, or you can focus on specific lessons to learn the techniques that interest you most.*Test your knowledge. Each lesson ends with a Workshop section filled with questions, answers, and exercises for further study.Learn how to...* Fully implement the HTML5 and CSS3 standards* Work with text and create links* Add images and graphics to your page* Use CSS to style a site and position elements on a page* Structure a page with HTML5 * Use responsive web design to make your pages look good on different-sized screens* Use JavaScript to add dynamic elements and interactivity on your pages* Leverage jQuery to add JavaScript features to your pages* Design for the mobile web* Get your site online and let people know it's there* Optimize your site for search enginesContents at a Glance PART I: Getting Started1 What Is Web Publishing2 Getting Your Tools in Order3 Introducing HTML and CSS PART II: Creating Web Pages4 Learning the Basics of HTML 5 Organizing Information with Lists6 Working with Links PART III: Doing More with HTML and CSS7 Formatting Text with HTML and CSS8 Using CSS to Style a Site9 Using Images on Your Web Pages10 Building Tables11 Using CSS to Position Elements on a Page12 Designing Forms13 Structuring a Page with HTML514 Integrating Multimedia: Video and Sound15 Advanced CSS: Page Layout in CSS16 Using Responsive Web Design PART IV: Using JavaScript and jQuery17 Introducing JavaScript18 Using jQuery19 Using JavaScript in Your Pages20 Working with Frames and Linked Windows PART V: Designing for Everyone21 Designing for the Mobile Web22 Designing for User Experience PART VI: Going Live on the Web23 How to Publish Your Site24 Taking Advantage of the Server25 Search Engines and SEO

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Rafe Colburn is an author and web developer with more than 15 years of experience building websites. His other books include Special Edition Using SQL and Sams Teach Yourself CGI in 24 Hours. You can read his blog at or find him on Twitter as @rafeco. Jennifer Kyrnin is an author and web designer who has been working on the Internet since 1995. Her other books include Sams Teach Yourself Bootstrap in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself Responsive Web Design in 24 Hours, and Sams Teach Yourself HTML5 Mobile Application Development in 24 Hours. She can be found at on Twitter as @htmljenn. Laura Lemay is one of the world's most popular authors on web development topics. She is the original author of Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML, Sams Teach Yourself Java in 21 Days, and Sams Teach Yourself Perl in 21 Days.


Introduction 1 PART I: Getting Started Lesson 1: What Is Web Publishing? Thinking Like a Web Publisher The Web Is a Hypertext Information System The Web Is Cross-Platform The Web Is Distributed The Web Is Dynamic The Web Is Interactive Web Browsers What the Browser Does An Overview of Some Popular Browsers Web Servers Uniform Resource Locators Defining Web Publishing Broadly Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 2: Getting Your Tools in Order Anatomy of a Website Setting Up Your Computer for Web Publishing Text Editors A Web Browser Using the Google Chrome Developer Tools What Do You Want to Do on the Web? Wireframing Your Website What's Wireframing, and Why Do I Need It? Hints for Wireframing Web Hosting Using a Content-Management Application Setting Up Your Own Web Hosting Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 3: Introducing HTML and CSS What HTML Is (And What It Isn't) HTML Describes the Structure of a Page HTML Does Not Describe Page Layout Why It Works This Way How Markup Works What HTML Files Look Like Text Formatting and HTML HTML Attributes Using the style Attribute Including Styles in Tags A Short History of HTML Standards XHTML The Current and Evolving Standard: HTML5 Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises PART II: Creating Web Pages Lesson 4: Learning the Basics of HTML Structuring Your HTML The Tag The Tag The Tag The Title Headings Paragraphs Comments Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 5: Organizing Information with Lists Lists: An Overview Numbered Lists Customizing Ordered Lists Unordered Lists Customizing Unordered Lists Definition Lists Nesting Lists Other Uses for Lists Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 6: Working with Links Creating Links The Link Tag: Linking Local Pages Using Relative and Absolute Pathnames Absolute Pathnames Should You Use Relative or Absolute Pathnames? Links to Other Documents on the Web Linking to Specific Places Within Documents Creating Links and Anchors The name Attribute of the Tag Linking to Elements in the Same Document Anatomy of a URL Parts of URLs Special Characters in URLs The rel Attribute Kinds of URLs HTTP Anonymous FTP Non-Anonymous FTP Mailto File Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises PART III: Doing More with HTML and CSS Lesson 7: Formatting Text with HTML and CSS Character-Level Elements Semantic HTML Tags Changes to Physical Style Tags in HTML5 Character Formatting Using CSS The Text Decoration Property Font Properties Preformatted Text Horizontal Rules (or Thematic Breaks) Attributes of the Tag Line Break Addresses Quotations Special Characters Character Encoding Character Entities for Special Characters Character Entities for Reserved Characters Fonts and Font Sizes Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 8: Using CSS to Style a Site Including Style Sheets in a Page Creating Page-Level Styles Creating Sitewide Style Sheets Selectors Contextual Selectors Classes and IDs What Cascading Means Units of Measure Specifying Colors Editing Styles with Developer Tools Using Color Links The Box Model Borders Margins and Padding Controlling Size and Element Display Float More Selectors Pseudo-Classes Attribute Selectors The Tag Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 9: Using Images on Your Web Pages Images on the Web Image Formats GIF JPEG PNG SVG Inline Images in HTML: The Tag Adding Alternative Text to Images Images and Text Text and Image Alignment Wrapping Text Next to Images Adjusting the Space Around Images Images and Links Other Neat Tricks with Images Image Dimensions and Scaling Image Backgrounds Using Images as Bullets What Is an Imagemap? Getting an Image Determining Your Coordinates The and Tags The usemap Attribute Image Etiquette Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 10: Building Tables Creating Tables Table Parts The Element Summarizing the Table Rows and Cells Empty Cells Captions Sizing Tables, Borders, and Cells Setting Table Widths Changing Table Borders Cell Padding Cell Spacing Column Widths Table and Cell Color Aligning Your Table Content Table Alignment Cell and Caption Alignment Spanning Multiple Rows or Columns More Advanced Table Enhancements Grouping and Aligning Columns Grouping and Aligning Rows How Tables Are Used Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 11: Using CSS to Position Elements on the Page Positioning Schemes Relative Positioning Absolute Positioning Positioning Properties Positioning Properties and Height and Width Nesting Absolutely Positioned Elements Dynamic Overlays Fixed Positioning Controlling Stacking Creating Drop-Down Menus Summary Workshop Q&A Quiz Quiz Answers Exercises Lesson 12: Designing Forms Understanding Form and Function Using the
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