- Series: Sourcebooks (Book 6)
- Paperback: 656 pages
- Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (April 13, 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0471257249
- ISBN-13: 978-0471257240
- Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 1.4 x 9.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 13 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,589,093 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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HTML 4.0 Sourcebook (Sourcebooks) 1st Edition
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From the Publisher
This invaluable sourcebook is widely acknowledged as the definitive resource on HTML. A comprehensive guide to HTML, it is now expanded to include the latest enhancements to the HTML standard. New information includes expanded coverage of stylesheets, CSS (cascading stylesheets) and dynamic HTML as well as updates of the latest URL syntax specification, the HTTP protocol, and CGI scripting. Updated examples and lists of software and resources are also provided. "This is the best of the HTML cookbooks." --Byte. "No matter how much you think you know about HTML and other Web technologies, you're missing out unless you have a copy of HTML sourcebook. This book has it all . . ." --Thomas Giebel, Senior Technical Editor, PC Magazine Online. Includes Companion Web site with... * Listings of tools and resources such as HTML editors, servers, recommended software packages, and more.
From the Back Cover
Your total guide to online publishing using HTML
The HTML Sourcebook is an indispensable resource for authors, publishers, marketers, educators, and virtually anyone interested in publishing on the World Wide Web. Written by the author of one of the most accessed HTML online tutorials, it provides all the essentials for preparing character-based, as well as graphically based, hypertext documents for online publication. With the help of Ian S. Graham's clear, step-by-step guidelines and priceless pointers you'll quickly learn how to:
* Master all HTML commands and the URL syntax
* Create and edit HTML documents for Mosaic, Netscape, Lynx, and all other WWW browsers
* Translate documents from other formats such as Word or WordPerfect into HTML documents
* Link your hypertext documents to graphics, video, and sound files
* Choose hypertext servers for UNIX, Macintosh, and PC platforms
* Construct "cgi-bin" programs to create sophisticated interactive documents
* Access and use all the browsers, editors, translators, and other valuable World Wide Web tools currently available online
The HTML Sourcebook also features an array of examples taken from business, education, science, and other fields. Including both code and screen captures of the resulting pages as they appear on the Web, the examples let you see firsthand what well-designed hypertext documents and their underlying HTML structures look like.
Whether you want to deliver online documentation for software packages, distribute sales catalog information, access library databases, or expand the audience for a hypertext comic strip, The HTML Sourcebook is your complete guide to composing and distributing documents on the World Wide Web.
Top customer reviews
If you are a beginner, Graham will gently guide into the complexities of advanced web page and web site design.
If you are an experienced web document creator, you should find new and enlightening info in this book. The detailed descriptions of each individual tag can be compared to no other book.
Graham begins with an introduction to HTML and basic document design. He also includes very pertinent graphics information. In later chapters he returns to and expands on the basic tags. He thouroughly examines every tag, helpfully separating them into standard tags and advanced/proprietary features.
He goes far beyond any other HTML guide I have read by including information on page collection and site design, info that *should* be standard coverage when talking about the web. He also includes information on URLs, HTTP, and CGI.
What sets this book apart from any other computer book I have ever read is the unbelievable amount of reliable and pertinent external sources, books and web sites alike. That, and the excellent index, make this what should be a standard book the shelf of anyone who has anything to do with the web.
I was greatly pleased with one feature that this book possessed where others did not. Every tag and attribute in the book is labeled so that you know exactly what is currently supported by which browser. That is immensely important in web design. Graham also consistently included pictures of how various web pages were interepreted by differing browsers, along with the code itself.
This book is good for a beginner as well as a quick reference for developers. If you want a large quantity of specific information on specific topics within or related to HTML (E.g. CSS, XML, cgi, etc), then buy a different book. However, for all of the features proprietary to HTML 4.0, this is the book to get.