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Even More Excellent HTML

ISBN-10: 0072509163

ISBN-13: 9780072509168

Edition: 2002

Authors: Timothy T. Gottleber, Timothy N. Trainor

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Even More Excellent HTML goes beyond the typical step-by-step, cookbook-style approach to provide comprehensive coverage of HTML related materials and concepts.
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List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Preface
An HTML Overviewp. 1
What Is HTML?p. 2
What's in a Name?p. 2
Browsersp. 5
What Is a URL?p. 9
HTML Terminologyp. 12
HTML Code Formatp. 14
World Wide Web Consortium (W[superscript 3]C)p. 14
Necessary Toolsp. 16
Nice-to-Have Toolsp. 18
Places to Get Neat Stuff on the Netp. 22
Organizations Promoting Internet Usagep. 25
Your First Web Pagep. 27
Elements of a Web Pagep. 28
XHTML Structure Modulep. 36
Common Coding Errorsp. 36
More Web Page Elementsp. 37
Editing an HTML Documentp. 42
Commonly Used Empty Tagsp. 42
Body Tag Attributesp. 44
A Few Considerationsp. 49
Linking: Let's Get Hyperp. 55
Why Is Hypertext Hyper?p. 56
Storyboarding Page Linksp. 56
Paths to Filesp. 63
Intersystem Source Anchorsp. 66
Intrapage Targetsp. 68
Intrapage Source Anchorsp. 70
URLs with Intrapage Targetsp. 71
Anchor Placementp. 71
Intrasystem Source Anchorsp. 72
One-Way Streetsp. 72
The "Click Here" Faux Pasp. 74
Mailto: Protocolp. 75
Page Footersp. 75
Server-Side Includesp. 77
Lists: Bringing Order out of Chaosp. 81
Plain-Text Listsp. 82
List-Making Tagsp. 82
Ordered and Unordered Listsp. 82
HTML-Compliant Codep. 91
Lists of Lists: Nestingp. 97
Readabilityp. 100
Lists of Definitionsp. 100
XHTML List Modulep. 103
Deprecated List Forms: Menus and Directoriesp. 103
Formatting: Is What You See What You Get?p. 109
Glyphs and Fontsp. 110
Document-Wide Style Changesp. 111
Inline Stylesp. 120
Turning Off Formattingp. 130
Deprecated Font-Handling Techniquesp. 132
Final Commentp. 133
Images: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Wordsp. 137
Images and Multimediap. 138
Image Formatsp. 138
Choosing an Image Formatp. 140
Image Sizesp. 140
Bits per Bixel (BPP)p. 141
Graphics Tipsp. 142
[left angle bracket]img[right angle bracket]p. 144
Line Breaksp. 153
Centering Imagesp. 154
Image Bordersp. 156
Image Marginsp. 158
Images as Bulletsp. 160
Image Linksp. 161
Two HTML Coding Tricksp. 163
To Image or Not to Imagep. 164
Tables: Data in Rows and Columnsp. 169
What's in a Table?p. 170
Table Containersp. 171
Changing Standardsp. 178
Controlling White Spacep. 181
Table Text Alignmentp. 183
Table Data and Headersp. 186
Table Captionsp. 193
Table Columnsp. 195
Scrolling Big Tablesp. 199
XHTML Table Modulep. 201
STYLE: Some Have It and Some Don'tp. 207
What Is a Cascading Style Sheet?p. 208
Why Use External Style Sheets?p. 208
Applying External Style Sheetsp. 209
Classes of Stylesp. 212
Style-Sheet Elements to Divide and Spanp. 215
Common Style Propertiesp. 219
Changing Link Colorsp. 224
Box Definitionsp. 224
Media Typesp. 233
Paged Mediap. 233
Printer-Friendly Web Pagesp. 236
Conclusionsp. 237
Multimedia: Watch Your Inclusionsp. 241
Using Multimediap. 242
XHTML Object Modulep. 252
When to Use Code Augmentationp. 252
Adding Soundp. 253
Types of Sound Filesp. 253
Choosing Formatsp. 257
Aural Style Sheetsp. 257
Ethical Questionsp. 261
Adding Videop. 261
Streaming Audio/Videop. 263
To Link or to Copy?p. 264
Frames: Divide and Conquerp. 267
Considerations When Using Framesp. 268
Frame Navigationp. 269
Formatting Framesp. 271
Alternatives to Framesp. 289
Final Commentsp. 291
Forms and Forms Processingp. 297
Form and Functionp. 298
Handling Electronic Mailp. 299
Designing Formsp. 301
Graphical Buttonsp. 322
Drop-Down List Boxesp. 328
XHTML Form Modulep. 336
Processing Data Automagically (CGI)p. 336
How CGI Worksp. 338
CGI, Metatags, and Other Tricks of the Tradep. 345
Processing Data Automagicallyp. 345
How CGI Worksp. 345
[left angle bracket]base/[right angle bracket]p. 354
Creating New Tagsp. 355
Multicolumn Pagesp. 363
Headlinesp. 365
Sidebarsp. 366
Pseudo-Elements and Pseudo-Classp. 366
JavaScript Programs for Your Pagesp. 373
What Is JavaScripit?p. 374
Misconceptions About JavaScriptp. 374
Introducing JavaScriptp. 376
The Hello() Functionp. 378
Invoking Functionsp. 379
Basic Programming Structuresp. 380
Object-Oriented Concepts in JavaScriptp. 383
Date Objectp. 386
Intrinsic Eventsp. 388
Document Objectp. 389
Window Objectp. 391
Another Interesting Bitp. 403
Things JavaScript Should Not Be Forced to Dop. 405
Dynamic HTML: Charismatic Pagesp. 409
Image Mapsp. 410
Professional Rolloversp. 420
Color-Changing on the Flyp. 421
A Little Fancier Color-Changingp. 424
How the Cookie Crumblesp. 426
XML: The Next Best Thingp. 437
What Is XML, Anyway?p. 438
The Language of XMLp. 438
DTD Up Close and Personalp. 439
The Reason for XMLp. 440
DTD Modelsp. 441
Relationship between XML and XHTMLp. 442
XML Is More Than a Markup Languagep. 443
Building HTML from XMLp. 445
Creating PDF Output from XMLp. 448
What's Next?p. 449
XML and Databasesp. 450
Pragmatic Hypertext: It Ain't All Pictures!p. 455
Common Misconceptionsp. 456
Textp. 456
Literaturep. 457
Corporate/Government Documentationp. 459
Electronic Books (Ebooks)p. 460
Web-Based Reference Manualsp. 461
Online Helpp. 463
Online Education (Distance Learning)p. 464
The Wireless Webp. 465
Knowledge Is Powerp. 467
Web Site versus Web Pagep. 468
Migrating from Text to Hypertextp. 469
Online Text Sitesp. 472
A Style Manualp. 475
File Transfer Protocolp. 485
History of the Internetp. 497
Glossaryp. 503
Indexp. 527
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