HTML, CSS and JavaScript All in One, Sams Teach Yourself Covering HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/2014
  • Publisher: Sams Publishing
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In just a short time, you can learn how to use HTML5, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3), and JavaScript together to design, create, and maintain world-class websites.

Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials from the ground up.

Clear instructions and practical, hands-on examples show you how to use HTML to create the framework of your website, design your site's layout and typography with CSS, and then add interactivity with JavaScript and jQuery.
  • Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common web development tasks
  • Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn
  • Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills
Learn how to...
  • Build your own web page and get it online in an instant
  • Format text for maximum clarity and readability
  • Create links to other pages and to other sites
  • Add graphics, color, and visual pizzazz to your web pages
  • Work with transparent images and background graphics
  • Design your site’s layout and typography using CSS
  • Get user input with web-based forms
  • Use JavaScript to build dynamic, interactive web pages
  • Add AJAX effects to your web pages
  • Leverage JavaScript libraries such as jQuery
  • Make your site easy to maintain and update as it grows
Contents at a Glance

Part I Getting Started on the Web
1 Understanding How the Web Works
2 Structuring an HTML Document
3 Understanding Cascading Style Sheets
4 Understanding JavaScript
5 Validating and Debugging Your Code

Part II Building Blocks of Practical Web Design
6 Working with Fonts, Text Blocks, Lists, and Tables
7 Using External and Internal Links
8 Working with Colors, Images, and Multimedia

Part III Advanced Web Page Design with CSS
9 Working with Margins, Padding, Alignment, and Floating
10 Understanding the CSS Box Model and Positioning
11 Using CSS to Do More with Lists, Text, and Navigation
12 Creating Fixed or Liquid Layouts

Part IV Getting Started with Dynamic Sites
13 Understanding Dynamic Websites and HTML5 Applications
14 Getting Started with JavaScript Programming
15 Working with the Document Object Model (DOM)
16 Using JavaScript Variables, Strings, and Arrays
17 Using JavaScript Functions and Objects
18 Controlling Flow with Conditions and Loops
19 Responding to Events
20 Using Windows

Part V Advanced JavaScript Programming
21 JavaScript Best Practices
22 Using Third-Party JavaScript Libraries and Frameworks
23 A Closer Look at jQuery
24 First Steps Toward Creating Rich Interactions with jQuery UI
25 AJAX: Remote Scripting

Part VI Advanced Website Functionality and Management
26 Working with Web-Based Forms
27 Organizing and Managing a Website

Author Biography

Julie C. Meloni is a software development manager and technical consultant living in Washington, D.C. She has written several books and articles on web-based programming languages and database topics, including the bestselling Sams Teach Yourself PHP, MySQL and Apache All in One.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Started on the Web
1: Understanding How the Web Works
2: Publishing Pages on the Web
3: Structuring an HTML Document
4: Understanding CSS
5: Understanding JavaScript

Part II: Building Blocks of HTML5
6: A Closer Look at HTML5 Page Structure
7: Working with Text Blocks and Lists
8: Working with Fonts
9: Working with Colors and Borders
10: Using External and Internal Links
11: Using Tables and Columns
12: Creating Images for Use on the Web
13: Using Images in Your Web Site
14: Using Multimedia in Your Web Site

Part III: Advanced Web Page Design with CSS and CSS3
15: Working with Margins, Padding, Alignment, and Floating
16: Understanding the CSS Box Model and Positioning
17: Creating Fixed or Liquid Layouts
18: Using CSS to Do More With Lists
19: Using CSS to Design Navigation
18: Using Mouse Actions to Modify Text Display
19: Implementing CSS3 Transforms, Transitions, and Animations
20: Creating Print-Friendly Web Pages

Part IV: Introduction to jQuery and JavaScript Development
21: Intro to Dynamic Web Programming
22: Debugging jQuery and JavaScript Web Pages
23: Understanding Dynamic Web Page Anatomy
24: Jumping into jQuery and JavaScript Syntax
25: Understanding and Using JavaScript Objects

Part V: Implementing jQuery and JavaScript in Web Pages
26: Accessing DOM Elements Using JavaScript and jQuery Objects
27: Navigating and Manipulating jQuery Objects and DOM Elements with jQuery
28: Applying Events for Richly Interactive Web Pages
29: Dynamically Accessing and Manipulating Web Pages
30: Accessing Data Outside the Web Page

Part VI: Building Richly Interactive Web Pages
31: Enhancing User Interaction Through Animation and Other Special Effects
32: Interacting with Web Forms
33: Creating Advanced Web Page Elements
34: Accessing Server-Side Data via Ajax

Part VII: Appendixes
Appendix A: HTML, CSS and JavaScript Resources on the Internet
Appendix B: HTML, CSS and JavaScript Quick Reference

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