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Webmaster in a Nutshell A Desktop Quick Reference

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ISBN-10: 0596003579

ISBN-13: 9780596003579

Edition: 3rd 2002

Authors: Stephen Spainhour, Robert Eckstein

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First, there was HTML. Then along came JavaScript. Close on the heels of JavaScript came CSS and before you mastered that, along came XML. Behind every successful web page is an overworked and underappreciated webmaster with a big pile of books about various web technologies spilling out across their desk. That collection of books is a valuable resource for delving into the topics at depth (and at leisure). But when you need an answer fast, the dog-eared book you'll turn to again and again is the new third edition of "Webmaster in a Nutshell. This concise and portable quick reference distills an immense amount of information on several languages and technologies into one compact…    
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 580
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

Stephen Spainhour co-authored Webmaster in a Nutshell, Perl in a Nutshell, 1st Edition, and contributed to many other OReilly titles. He is an avid fan of professional tennis, and when hes not checking for tennis scores on the Web, he enjoys cooking, electronic music, troubleshooting his home-built PC, and watching too much television.

Robert Eckstein has worked with Java since its first release. In aprevious life, he has been an editor for O'Reilly Media, Inc. and aprogrammer for Motorola's cellular technology division. He hasauthored, co-authored, or edited a number of books, including Java Swing, JavaEnterprise Best Practices, Using Samba, XML Pocket Reference, andWebmaster in a Nutshell. In his spare time he has been known to tinkerwith filmmaking and digital photography, as well as collecting vintagevideo game consoles. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wifeMichelle, his children Lauren and Nathan, and their talking dogGinger.

The Web in a Nutshell
Clients and Servers
Uniform Resource Locators (URLs)
Web Content: HTML, XML, CGI, JavaScript, and PHP
The HTTP Protocol
Web Servers
Who Are the Webmasters?
Recommended Books
HTML Overview
HTML Document Structure
HTML Syntax
Dynamic Content
HTML Reference
Core Attributes
HTML Tag and Attribute Descriptions
Frame Layout
Nested Framesets
The [left angle bracket]frame[right angle bracket] Tag
Frame Targets
Frame Border Attributes
The [left angle bracket]table[right angle bracket] Tag
The [left angle bracket]caption[right angle bracket] Tag
The [left angle bracket]tr[right angle bracket] Tag
The [left angle bracket]th[right angle bracket] and [left angle bracket]td[right angle bracket] Tags
Border Color and Backgrounds
Advanced Table Tags
The [left angle bracket]form[right angle bracket] Tag
The [left angle bracket]input[right angle bracket] Tag
The [left angle bracket]textarea[right angle bracket] Tag
The [left angle bracket]select[right angle bracket] Tag
An Example Form
Character Entities
Color Names and Values
Cascading Style Sheets
The Elements of Styles
Style Syntax
Style Properties
CSS Reference
XML Terminology
XML Reference
Entity and Character References
Document Type Definitions
The Extensible Stylesheet Language
XSLT Style Sheet Structure
Templates and Patterns
XSLT Elements
XPointer and XLink
Versions of JavaScript
Client-Side JavaScript
JavaScript API Reference
CGI and Perl
CGI Overview
A Typical CGI Interaction
URL Encoding
Extra Path Information
CGI Environment Variables
Server Side Includes
Configuring the Apache Server for SSI
Basic SSI Directives
SSI Environment Variables
Configurable Time Formats for SSI Output
Conditional Statements
The Module
HTML Tag Generation
Importing Method Groups
Maintaining State
Named Parameters
Using JavaScript Features
Debugging Reference
Web Server Programming with mod_perl
Installing mod_perl
Design of mod_perl
mod_perl Handlers
Running CGI Scripts with mod_perl
Server Side Includes with mod_perl
[left angle bracket]Perl[right angle bracket] Sections
Apache:: Modules
The Perl API
Installation and Configuration
Embedding PHP in HTML
Language Syntax
Data Types
Control Structures
Web-Related Variables
Function Reference
Client Requests
Server Responses and Status Codes
HTTP Headers
Media Types and Subtypes
Server Configuration
Apache Configuration
Understanding Apache
Basic Server Configuration: Core Directives
Apache Modules
Web Performance
Client-Side Performance
HTML Authoring
Using Analysis.cgi to Find A Bottleneck
Monitoring Web Performance Using Perl