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HTML5 Now: A Step-by-Step Video Tutorial for Getting Started Today (Voices That Matter) 1st Edition
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Delivered like a screencast, the presenter went through a mix of HTML5 demos, website examples, and general instruction. I purchased this set just to read the book, but put the video on anyway, and was surprised to find myself watching and following along with the book. The presenter is highly-knowledgeable, articulate, and even kept my attention as he went through things I'd normally skip in print - like the history of HTML.
The "reference guide" book is included in BOTH paperback and PDF formats. (Thank you publishers for not making me have to decide which format to purchase!) It has a couple errors in the code examples, and is light in element attribute/object information, but for what must have been a quick rush to print, it's thorough enough to be a standalone book. You can definitely start integrating HTML5 into your code after reading (even if you don't watch the video).
Highly recommended for busy web designers who want to get up-to-speed on HTML5; especially if you like your information delivered in a screencast format, a quick-read book, or a combo of both.
I've spent days in the past digging through the weeds of 500+ page tech books with walls of text and incoherant examples. (As if the authors were paid by the page.) This book covers a ton of material in a crisp style with ample efficient, complete examples and useful references to relevant websites and validators. I hope that more tech books begin to follow this style.
The main reason I took time to write this review was because I felt that the reviewer who gave 2 stars and said the video was boring (and like a history lesson) was being very unfair in reviewing this book.
continue to explore and emphasize on. It really helped me polish my own Website that I've lost touch with for five years.
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NOTE: This is NOT a program that will teach you HTML, it is rather a commentary on the differences between HTML5 and older versions. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Scott Walmsley
It's OK, but not as informative as you would expect. Get some decent WROX books on HTML 5 and Jquery and you'll be good to go.Published on October 13, 2013 by lpen
I see the previous reviewer felt Tantek was dry. I'm sorry, I didn't feel that way AT ALL. He's very informative. He's brilliant. Read morePublished on August 28, 2010 by S. Sullivan