Web standards programmer's reference [electronic resource] : HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Perl, Python, and PHP / Steven M. Schafer.

Schafer, Steven M.
Indianapolis : Wiley Pub., 2005.
1 online resource (842 p.)
1st edition

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This invaluable resource offers tutorials and real-world examples as well as thorough language references for Web markup languages (HTML/XHTML and CSS), and popular scripting languages (JavaScript, Perl, and PHP)Examines the role of JavaScript, CGI (with examples in Perl and Python), and PHP on the Web and shows how to best use them allIncludes a valuable reference section on each technology that can be used for review and consultation
Web Standards Programmer's Reference: HTML, CSS, JavaScript , Perl, Python , and PHP; About the Author; Contents; Introduction; Who Is This Book For?; A Word about Standards; How This Book Is Organized; Conventions Used in this Book; What You Need to Work with Examples in This Book; Chapter 1: The Basics of HTML; What Is the World Wide Web?; Hyper text Markup Language; Your First Web Page; Summary; Chapter 2: Document Tags; Understanding Document-Level Tags; Document Type Tag; HTML Tag; Head Tag Section; Body Section; Summary; Chapter 3: Paragraphs and Lines
Paragraphs - The Basic Block ElementManual Line Breaks; Headings; Horizontal Rules; Preformatted Text; Block Divisions; Summary; Chapter 4: Lists; Understanding Lists; Ordered (Numbered) Lists; Unordered (Bulleted) Lists; Definition Lists; Nesting Lists; Summary; Chapter 5: Images; Image Formats; Creating Images; Inserting Images into Web Documents; Image Attributes; Image Maps; Summary; Chapter 6: Links; Understanding URLs; Absolute versus Relative Paths; Using the Anchor Tag; Attributes of the Anchor Tag; Document Relationships; The Link Tag; Summary; Chapter 7: Text
Methods of Formatting TextSpecial In-Line Text Elements; Bold and Italic; Monospaced Text; Superscript, Subscript, Big, and Small Text; Insertions and Deletions; Abbreviations; Grouping In-Line Elements; Summary; Chapter 8: Tables; Par ts of a Table; Formatting Tables; Using Tables for Page Layout; A Word About Frames; Summary; Chapter 9: Forms; Understanding Forms; Form Handling; Passing Form Data; The Form Tag; The Input Tag; The name and id Attributes; Text Input Boxes; Password Input Boxes; Radio Buttons; Checkboxes; List Boxes; Large Text Areas; Hidden Fields; Buttons; Images
File FieldsSubmit and Reset Buttons; Field Labels; Fieldsets and Legends; Tab Order and Keyboard Shortcuts; Preventing Changes to Fields; Summary; Chapter 10: Objects and Plugins; Understanding Plugins; The Old Way - The Embed Tag; The Object Tag; Parameters; Object Examples; Support for Older, Netscape Browsers; Summary; Chapter 11: XML; XML Basics; XML Syntax; Using XML; Summary; Chapter 12: CSS Basics; The Purpose of Styles; Styles and HTML; CSS Levels 1, 2, and 3; Defining Styles; Cascading Styles; Summary; Chapter 13: Style Definitions; The Style Definition Format; Property Values
Understanding SelectorsUnderstanding Style Inheritance; Using Pseudoclasses; Pseudoelements; Shorthand Expressions; Summary; Chapter 14: Text; Aligning Text; Indenting Text; Controlling White Space; Letter and Word Spacing; Capitalization; Text Decorations; Formatting Lists; Autogenerating Text; Fonts; Summary; Chapter 15: Padding, Margins, and Borders; Understanding the CSS Box Formatting Model; Element Padding; Element Borders; Element Margins; Dynamic Outlines; Summary; Chapter 16: Colors and Backgrounds; Element Colors; Background Images; Summary; Chapter 17: Tables
CSS Properties and Table Attributes
"Programme to programmer."
Includes index.