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Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 with ASP, Coldfusion, and&hellip by Jeffrey Bardzell
16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
Previous to starting this book I had a knowledge of Dreamweaver 8 and CSS but absolutely no knowledge at all of dynamic pages. Readers need to have a knowledge of Dreamweaver but not to any great depth.
The book is aimed at teaching good understanding of what is possible with ASP, Coldfusion and PHP. The book deals with all 3 different scripting languages simultaneously. Where there are key differences in the methodologies between the different languages the author takes time to implicitly outline the steps needed for each one.
I completed the book with respect to PHP and using MySQL on an Apache server (all open source, and therefore free). The author takes you through the… Read more
Sams Teach Yourself CSS in 10 Minutes (Sams Teach &hellip by Russ Weakley
13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Well, I have had this book now for a while, I have read through it and I can say it is a handy book to have. It doesn't claim to be the definative guide, it doesn't contain fancy graphics. What it does contain though is over 20 short lessons that give you an understanding of what CSS is about and the kinds of things that can be achieved.
I would recommend this title for beginners as it doesn't drown you in technicalities, it addresses the core of what beginners would want to know such as positioning, box models and background images to name but a few.
This book will not teach you all there is to know but it will give examples on how to achieve each of the subject… Read more
The ZEN of CSS Design: Visual Enlightenment for th&hellip by Dave Shea
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
CSS design as we are all aware is the recommended standard for creating the right 'look' to your website but the miriad of selectors, properties and values can seem a little daunting and many books show you some design tips but many show you how to structure and create the code.
Zen is different it illustrates in beautifully coloured pages just what is possible with CSS. I for one was surprised that such things were possible as my first outing with CSS made me think that previous design layouts using tables seemed more flexible. After reading through Zen I have a renewed vigour to tackle and apply CSS properly across the projects I now take on.
I recommend this book for… Read more

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