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HTML 4 for dummies
Tittel, Ed.
Personal Author:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Foster City, CA : IDG Books, [1999]

Physical Description:
xxii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
Includes index.

Part number on CD-ROM - R822.
Format :


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QA76.76.H94 T568 1999 Book and Software Set Central Closed Stacks

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This guide delivers simple explanations and detailed examples on how to use HTML (Hyper Text Mark-up Language) 4 in Web page design. It contains the latest updates to HTML technology with a new set of examples and references. A CD-ROM is included with a search engine for HTML tags.

Author Notes

Ed Tittel is the author of several books on programming and networking, and writes frequently about the Internet for various computer publications.
Natanya Pitts is a Webmaster and Web site designer who also teaches courses on HTML at Austin Community College in Texas.

Table of Contents

Part I Getting To Know (X)HTML
Chapter 1 The Least You Need to Know about HTML and the Web
Chapter 2 Creating and Viewing a Web Page
Chapter 3 Proper Planning Prevents Poor Page Performance
Part II Formatting Web Pages with (X)HTML
Chapter 4 Creating (X)HTML Document Structure
Chapter 5 Text and Lists
Chapter 6 Linking to Online Resources
Chapter 7 Finding and Using Images
Part III Taking Precise Control Over Web Pages
Chapter 8 Introducing Cascading Style Sheets
Chapter 9 Using Cascading Style Sheets
Chapter 10 Getting Creative with Colors and Fonts
Chapter 11 Using Tables for Stunning Pages
Part IV Integrating Scripts with HTML
Chapter 12 Scripting Web Pages
Chapter 13 The Nuts and Bolts of JavaScript
Chapter 14 Working with Forms
Chapter 15 Fun with Client-Side Scripts
Part V HTML Projects
Chapter 16 The About Me Page
Chapter 17 The eBay Auction Page
Chapter 18 A Company Site
Chapter 19 A Product Catalog
Part VI The Part of Tens
Chapter 20 Ten Cool HTML Tools
Chapter 21 Ten HTML Do's and Don'ts.3
Chapter 22 Ten Ways to Exterminate Web Bugs
Part VII Appendixes
Appendix A Deprecated (X)HTML Elements and Attributes
Appendix B Shorthand and Aural CSS Properties
Appendix C Glossary