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HTML & CSS: Design and Build Web Sites Paperback – 18 Nov 2011
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‘This beautifully designed manual explains how to use HTML in a concise readable format...A wonderful resource.’ (.net, June 2012)
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From the Back Cover
WELCOME TO A NICER WAY TO LEARN ABOUT HTML & CSS
Whether you want to design and build websites from scratch or take more control over an existing site, this book will help you create attractive, user–friendly web content. We understand that code can be intimidating, but take a look inside and you will see how this guide differs from many traditional programming books.
Each page introduces a new topic in a simple, visual way with straightforward explanations accompanied by bite–sized code samples. You will also find practical help on how to organize and design the pages of your site so that you can create websites that look stunning and are easy to use. No previous experience needed.
This book is for
Web designers and programmers
Online editors and content editors
Marketing & e–commerce managers
Bloggers and hobbyists
You′ll learn to Write
HTML and CSS3
Structure web pages and sites
Prepare images, audio, and video
Control typography and layout
Code examples available online at: http://www.htmlandcssbook.com
Plus video demos and tutorials
Bonus reference tools
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I would strongly recommend this book for any novice, in fact it would still be a pleasant read for any expert that had some spare time on their hands.
In fact I recommend this book so strongly that I am actually writing a review, that out of principle I usually avoid doing! Buy this book, it is worth the low cost I guarantee!
An excellent (and attractive) book which really serves as a solid introduction for anyone that cares about look and feel of their website
This book is a welcome change from just about any other book. It is lovingly designed, easy to read, and the format, though aimed at the beginner, is also fine for the intermediate user. The reason I think I can say this is that, because of the way it reads, it sinks in to your memory. Other courses I have done in the past I have simply forgotten with the passage of time, but this book really imprints the knowledge in your head.
In fact I would say the book is actually a work of art in itself, and I really handle it with care as it feels more like an item of art than a text book - just wait until you see it. Jon Duckett has really put his heart and soul into this, whilst keeping it clean and accessible.
The structure of how HTML and then CSS is laid out in a form that is as much an easy read as a manual and I really didn't mind getting out my text editor and having a go at the examples as I went along. This is significant for me as HTML and CSS usually bore me to tears.
At last I have found a book I can learn from. And if I can learn from it then I reckon anyone can, young or old, beginner or computer programmer. At only £10 for over 500 pages it was also really good value, especially considering it is in full colour. I actually look forward to lending this to someone the way I would for a great novel I'd read that I wanted to share.
If you are confused about what book to pick up to learn HTML5/CSS3 then I don't think you can go wrong with this. It is a superb book and the best I have seen on the subject.
I don't have anything bad to say about this book!
As per the content it covers a lot of the things you are going to use on an everyday basis if you decide to make a career out of this and even more useful stuff.
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Very practical book. With a good explicit text and image. Used it already with excelent results.Published 9 days ago by cornel cordobina
An excellent reference point to have for the beginner or advanced coder.Published 1 month ago by Reach
In my first year of university and purchased this as recommended by my lecturer. Has helped immensely with the basics and will keep forever to remind myself of how to but a image... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cheyenne H.
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Extremely informative, a good guide to get you going on both HTML and CSSPublished 3 months ago by David Kirk
Explains everything in layman's terms. Great book for beginners.Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
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