Beginning HTML, XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript by Jon Duckett

By Jon Duckett

An critical introductory consultant to making web content utilizing the main updated standards
This newbie advisor indicates you the way to take advantage of XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create compelling websites. whereas studying those applied sciences, you will find coding practices comparable to writing code that works on a number of browsers together with cellular units, find out how to use AJAX frameworks so as to add interactivity on your pages, and the way to make sure your pages meet obtainable requirements.
Packed with real-world examples, the ebook not just teaches you the way to write down websites utilizing XHTML, CSS and JavaScript, however it additionally teaches you layout rules that assist you create beautiful sites and functional suggestion on the way to make web content extra usable. additionally, exact checklists and appendices evaluation key themes and supply valuable references that re-enforce the fundamentals you've learned.* Serves as a fantastic novices consultant to writing web content utilizing XHTML* Explains how you can use CSS to make pages extra beautiful and upload interactivity to pages utilizing JavaScript and AJAX frameworks* proportion recommendation on layout rules and the way to make pages extra appealing and gives functional aid with usability and accessibility* positive factors checklists and appendices that evaluate key topics
This introductory consultant is vital analyzing for buying all started with utilizing XHTML, CSS and JavaScript to create fascinating and compelling net sites.
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For example, if you want to indicate that Bev is an abbreviation for Beverly, you can use the element like so: I have a friend called Bev. If you are abbreviating a foreign word, you can also use the xml:lang attribute to indicate the language used. The Element Is for Acronym Use The element allows you to indicate that the text between opening and closing tags is an acronym. When possible, use a title attribute on opening tags whose value is the full version of the acronym.

The value of the attribute should always be put in double quotation marks, and it is separated from the name by the equal sign. com” target=”_blank”> This illustrates that elements can carry several attributes, although an element should never have two attributes of the same name. All attributes are made up of two parts, the attribute’s name and its value, separated by an equal sign. Values should be held within double quotation marks. All XHTML attribute names should be written in lowercase letters.

The most common uses of the

 element are to represent computer source code.  html): 
 function testFunction(strText){ alert (strText) } 

You can see in Figure 1-11 how the content of the

 element is displayed in the monospaced font; more important, you can see how it follows the formatting shown inside the 

 element — the white space is preserved.  Figure 1-11 While tab characters can have an effect inside a 

 element, and a tab is supposed to represent eight spaces, the implementation of tabs varies across browsers, so it is advisable to use spaces instead. 

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