HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies (3rd Edition)

HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies (3rd Edition)

By: Andy Harris (author)Paperback

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A new edition of a bestseller covers the latest advances in web development! HTML5 and CSS3 are essential tools for creating dynamic websites and boast updates and enhanced features that can make your websites even more effective and unique. This friendly, all-in-one guide covers everything you need to know about each of these technologies and their latest versions so that you can use them together. Building on the bestselling formats of the first two editions, this new edition teaches you the fundamentals of HTML5 and CSS3, and then presents ways for using them with JavaScript, MySQL, and Ajax to create websites that work. Covers using JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, and Ajax in the context of programming dynamic web pages with CSS3 and HTML5 Includes self-contained minibooks that review HTML, CSS, design and layout, client-side JavaScript, Ajax and server-side, and putting it all together Examines new web development advancements including new technologies and changes to the standards Features a website that contains supporting materials including code and several valuable programs that are useful for web development HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition serves as the perfect reference for both web development beginners and seasoned professionals looking to learn more about how to get the most out of the powerful combination of HTML5 and CSS3.

About Author

Andy Harris taught himself programming because it was fun. Today he teaches computer science, game development, and web programming at the university level; is a technology consultant for the state of Indiana; has helped people with disabilities to form their own web development companies; and works with families who wish to teach computing at home.


Introduction 1 Part I: Creating the HTML Foundation 7 Chapter 1: Sound HTML Foundations 9 Chapter 2: It's All About Validation 19 Chapter 3: Choosing Your Tools 33 Chapter 4: Managing Information with Lists and Tables 51 Chapter 5: Making Connections with Links 67 Chapter 6: Adding Images, Sound, and Video 77 Chapter 7: Creating Forms 105 Part II: Styling with CSS 129 Chapter 1: Coloring Your World 131 Chapter 2: Styling Text 149 Chapter 3: Selectors: Coding with Class and Style 175 Chapter 4: Borders and Backgrounds 197 Chapter 5: Levels of CSS 225 Chapter 6: CSS Special Effects 245 Part III: Building Layouts with CSS 263 Chapter 1: Fun with the Fabulous Float 265 Chapter 2: Building Floating Page Layouts 285 Chapter 3: Styling Lists and Menus 309 Chapter 4: Using Alternative Positioning 327 Part IV: Client-Side Programming with JavaScript 353 Chapter 1: Getting Started with JavaScript 355 Chapter 2: Talking to the Page 375 Chapter 3: Decisions and Debugging 399 Chapter 4: Functions, Arrays, and Objects 429 Chapter 5: Getting Valid Input 459 Chapter 6: Drawing on the Canvas 483 Chapter 7: Animation with the Canvas 511 Part V: Server-Side Programming with PHP 527 Chapter 1: Getting Started on the Server 529 Chapter 2: PHP and HTML Forms 549 Chapter 3: Using Control Structures 569 Chapter 4: Working with Arrays 587 Chapter 5: Using Functions and Session Variables 605 Chapter 6: Working with Files and Directories 617 Chapter 7: Exceptions and Objects 639 Part VI: Managing Data with MySQL 653 Chapter 1: Getting Started with Data 655 Chapter 2: Managing Data with MySQL 679 Chapter 3: Normalizing Your Data 705 Chapter 4: Putting Data Together with Joins 719 Chapter 5: Connecting PHP to a MySQL Database 741 Part VII: Integrating the Client and Server with AJAX 759 Chapter 1: AJAX Essentials 761 Chapter 2: Improving JavaScript and AJAX with jQuery 775 Chapter 3: Animating jQuery 795 Chapter 4: Using the jQuery User Interface Toolkit 819 Chapter 5: Improving Usability with jQuery 841 Chapter 6: Working with AJAX Data 859 Chapter 7: Going Mobile 883 Part VIII: Moving from Pages to Sites 909 Chapter 1: Managing Your Servers 911 Chapter 2: Planning Your Sites 933 Chapter 3: Introducing Content Management Systems 953 Chapter 4: Editing Graphics 977 Chapter 5: Taking Control of Content 995 Index 1015

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118289389
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1104
  • ID: 9781118289389
  • weight: 1418
  • ISBN10: 1118289382
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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