Web Design in a Nutshell contains the nitty-gritty on everything you need toknow to design Web pages. It's the good stuff, without the fluff, written andorganized so that answers can be found quickly. Written by veteran Web designerJennifer Niederst, this book provides quick access to the wide range of front-endtechnologies and techniques from which Web designers and authors must draw.
It is an excellent reference for HTML 4.0 tags (including tables, frames, andCascading Style Sheets) with special attention given to browser support and platformidiosyncrasies. The HTML section is more than a reference work, though. It detailsstrange behavior in tables, for instance, and gives ideas and workarounds for usingtables and frames on your site. Web Design in a Nutshell also coversmultimedia and interactivity, audio and video, and emerging technologies like DynamicHTML, XML, embedded fonts, and internationalization.
The book includes:
- Discussions of the Web environment, monitors, and browsers
- A complete reference to HTML and Server Side Includes, including browsersupport for every tag and attribute
- Chapters on creating GIF, JPEG and PNG graphics, including designing with theWeb Palette
- Detailed tutorial and reference on Cascading Style Sheets, including anappendix of browser compatibility information
- Appendices detailing HTML tags, attributes, deprecated tags, proprietary tags,and CSS compatibility