This 6-page laminated guide is a great overview of the universal character encoding standard. It includes information on text, characters, code space and other key information you need to know when dealing with Unicode.
Author: Jim Cheshire
Publisher: Que Publishing
Release Date: 2012-06-27
HTML and CSS can be a little daunting at first but fear not. This book, based on Shay Howe's popular workshop covers the basics and breaks down the barrier to entry, showing readers how they can start using HTML and CSS through practical techniques today. They'll find accompanying code examples online, while they explore topics such as the different structures of HTML and CSS, and common terms. After establishing a basic understanding of HTML and CSS a deeper dive is taken into the box model and how to work with floats. The book includes an exercise focused on cleaning up a web page by improving the user interface and design, solely using HTML and CSS. With a few quick changes the web page changes shape and comes to life. Interactive, technically up-to-the-minute and easy-to-understand, this book will advance a student's skills to a professional level.
Author: Ed Tittel
Publisher: For Dummies
Release Date: 2003-02-07
Simply put, Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the magic Web authors use to create readable, attractive pages for all the world to see. At first glance, building Web pages may seem to require years of arduous training, advanced aesthetic capabilities, and hours of exhausting trial-and-error exercises. But if you can tell somebody how to drive across town to your house, you can certainly build a Web document that performs to your expectations. HTML 4 For Dummies, 4th Edition, shows the full range of design and technical elements you need to build good-looking, useful Web pages, and gives you the know-how and confidence to do it! This remarkable markup reference gets down to the basics about Coming up with a document structure Working with blocks of text Laying out lists of several kinds Linking to online resources Adding images to your page Setting colors and backgrounds Taking HTML to the next level, HTML 4 For Dummies, 4th Edition, introduces the finer points of tables, frames, forms and far more. The indispensable guide covers common tools and techniques that can extend HTML's capabilities through The joy and wonder of Cascading Style Sheets Scripts that turn your pages into an interactive playground Multimedia options that serve up audio, video or animation Database connections that open the doors to an information treasury Interrelated HTML documents that add up to a full-blown Web site Loaded with examples, illustrations, and step-by-step instructions, HTML 4 For Dummies, 4th Edition, can get you going or growing with your Web page-building know-how. Whether your online presence serves as a personal hobby, a greeting to the world, or a managed, professional resource on the job, this up-to-date resource is the one to rely on for all your Web adventures.
Author: Janine Warner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2013-05-13
Turn your wonderful website dreams into robust realities with the help of Dreamweaver CC For Dummies! Creating dynamic websites is easy with Dreamweaver CC and this friendly, full-color guide. Updated for the latest version of Adobe's world-renowned web development tool, Dreamweaver CC For Dummies covers all aspects of creating websites, from understanding web design basics to using style sheets, integrating multimedia, implementing responsive design, testing and publishing your sites, and more. With the professional guidance of Web design expert Janine Warner, you'll soon be on your way to building the website you've always wanted. Helps beginning and intermediate website developers get the most out of the new tools and features in Dreamweaver CC Provides a solid foundation in web design principles before moving on to more advanced topics like working with HTML5 and CSS, adding interactivity with jQuery, optimizing your site for different browsers, and getting creative with images, audio, and video Explains how to test and take your website live, manage and monitor your site's performance, promote your site via social media, and push it to the top of the search engine rankings like a pro Whether this is your first foray into web development or you're a Dreamweaver devotee, For Dummies has the information you need to create interactive websites that look fantastic on the flat screen, terrific on a tablet, and simply stunning on your smartphone.
There now exists a wealth of tools and techniques that can determine if and how a Web site is providing business value to its owners. This book is a survey of those metrics and is as important to IT executives as it is to marketing professionals. Jim Sterne is recognized worldwide as a leading Internet business expert and is the author of several Wiley books, including WWW Marketing, Third Edition (0-471-41621-5) Explains the criteria for building a successful site, surveying the tools, services, techniques, and standards for Web measurement, and fully integrating those metrics with the customer experience Companion Web site contains links to online tools, resources, and white papers
Author: Andy Oppel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2008-08-31
Essential Skills--Made Easy! Written to the SQL:2006 ANSI/ISO standard, this easy-to-follow guide will get you started programming in SQL right away. You will learn how to retrieve, insert, update, and delete database data, and perform management and administrative functions. SQL: A Beginner's Guide, Third Edition covers new features, including SQL/XML, and is loaded with updated SQL examples along with notes on using them with the latest RDBMS software versions such as MySQL 5.0, SQL Server 2008, and Oracle Database 11g. Designed for Easy Learning: Key Skills & Concepts--Lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Experts--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show how to apply your skills Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Self-Tests--Chapter-ending quizzes to test your knowledge Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated
Author: Danny Goodman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2007-07-02
Knowledge of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is essential for developing modern, attractive websites, but many beginners are put off by the need to learn about unfamiliar concepts, such as selectors, properties, and classes, before they can achieve anything. Getting StartED with CSS takes a practical approach by showing you how to use CSS in simple stages, starting by changing the default appearance of HTML tags to improve the look of text and links. It assumes no prior knowledge of CSS and avoids bombarding you with unnecessary technical details. At the same time, it explains all the main points and acts as a reference that you can come back to when you need to refresh your memory. More advanced concepts are introduced gradually, so that by the end of the book you'll have a solid understanding of all the main aspects of CSS. Particular attention is paid to avoiding the common pitfalls of beginners, enabling you to create websites that not only look good, but also are easy to maintain. Requires no previous knowledge of CSS Instant results—starts off by showing how improve the look of a website stage by stage Doesn't bombard you with endless rules and jargon
For more than 40 years, Computerworld has been the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld's award-winning Web site (Computerworld.com), twice-monthly publication, focused conference series and custom research form the hub of the world's largest global IT media network.
In this updated edition to their original best-selling classic, the co-creators of CSS clearly, logically, and painlessly explain the hows and whys and ins and outs of the visual formatting language that is their gift to us. The Web would be a poorer place without Messieurs Bos and Lie. Your shelf will be richer for the addition of this book. Rely on it. Study it. Savor it. The Indispensible CSS Tutorial and Reference–Straight from the Creators of CSS Direct from the creators of CSS, this is the definitive guide to CSS, today's indispensable standard for controlling the appearance of any Web or XML document. This book doesn't just show how to use every significant CSS 1 and 2.x feature; it carefully explains the "why" behind today's most valuable CSS design techniques. You'll find practical, downloadable examples throughout–along with essential browser support information and best practices for building high-impact pages and applications. Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web, Third Edition covers every CSS 2.1 improvement and fix, from new height/width definitions in absolutely positioned elements to new clip property calculations. Clear, readable, and thorough, it's the one must-have CSS resource for every Web developer, designer, and content provider. Coverage includes Mastering essential CSS concepts: Rules, declarations, selectors, properties, and more Working with type: From absolute/relative units to font size and weight Understanding CSS objects: Box model, display properties, list styles, and more Exercising total control over spacing and positioning Specifying colors for borders and backgrounds Managing printing: Margins, page breaks, and more Implementing media-specific style sheets for audio rendering, handhelds, and other forms of presentation Moving from HTML extensions to CSS: Five practical case studies Making the most of cascading and inheritance Using external style sheets and @import Integrating CSS with XML documents Optimizing the performance of CSS pages Includes a handy CSS Quick Reference printed on the inside covers
Annotation This compilation of best practice jQuery solutions provides a cookbook of ready-to-go suggestions to help breathe life into any web page. It covers topics such as scrolling, animating, backgrounds, crossfaders, menus, buttons and how to write your own jQuery plug-ins.
Demonstrate your expertise with Microsoft Office 2010! This all-in-one guide is designed to help you practice and prepare for the four core Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams. With the MOS 2010 Study Guide, you get full, objective-by-objective coverage for: Exam 77-881: Microsoft Word 2010 Exam 77-882: Microsoft Excel 2010 Exam 77-883: Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Exam 77-884: Microsoft Outlook 2010 Use the book’s easy-to-follow procedures and illustrations to review the essential skills measured by the MOS exams. And you can apply what you’ve learned hands-on—using the downloadable files for all the book’s practice tasks.