From the Back Cover
As the Web has evolved, tools and methods for creating Web pages have also changed and matured. This book teaches you to create Web sites using a combination of new and mature technologies and shows you the best practices that have emerged for using these technologies.
What you will learn from this book
- How to create Web sites using established standards
- The differences between HTML and its successor XHTML
- How to include images and links in your pages
- Methods of collecting information from visitors to your site using forms
- Ways to control the appearance of your pages (such as fonts, colors, and backgrounds) using CSS
- How to use tables, frames, and CSS to control page layout
- Design issues such as creating simple navigation and usable forms
- How to deliver Web pages to a wide range of devices
Who this book is for
This book is for anyone who wants to understand the language of the Web and learn to create Web pages. You should know how to access and view Web pages with a browser, but previous programming experience is not necessary.
Wrox Beginning guides are crafted to make learning programming languages and technologies easier than you think, providing a structured tutorial format that will guide you through all the techniques involved.
About the Author
published his first Web site in 1996 while studying for a BSc (Hons) in Psychology at Brunel University, London. Since then he has helped create a wide variety of Web sites and has co-written more than ten programming-related books on topics from ASP to XML (via many other letters of the alphabet) covering diverse aspects of Web programming including design, architecture, and coding.
After graduation, Jon worked for Wrox Press first in its Birmingham (UK) offices for three years and then in Sydney, Australia, for another year. He is now a freelance developer and consultant based in a leafy suburb of London, working for a range of clients spread across three continents.
When not stuck in front of a computer screen, Jon enjoys listening to music and writing.