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HTML Web Magic by Raymond PirouzNew Riders, July 1998.
Trade Paperback, 284 pages.
HTML Web Magic provides instruction on how to implement cutting-edge webpage tricks and HTML techniques. Some of the tips and tricks provided in the book include: slide shows, splash pages, alternative pages for older browsers, creating GIF rules and frames, rollovers, layer topography, pull-down menus, aligning text and images, nested tables, multiple frames, PNG graphics, opening new windows and style sheets. Concepts are explained using step-by-step instruction, screenshots and HTML code. Recommended for those with a basic understanding of HTML who are ready to implement some of the more advanced features of HTML. An exciting web design reference book that will help beginning webmasters to break into the next level and add the latest features to their websites.
Using HTML 4, 4th ed. by Lee Anne PhillipsQue, August 1998.
Trade Paperback, 688 pages.
This resource on web publishing provides detailed instruction on coding HTML webpages. Instruction covers subjects from HTML basics to dynamically changing webpage content. HTML 4 programming concepts addressed in the book include creating links, lists, adding content, style, adding images, multimedia, using style sheets, creating tables, frames, HTML forms, dynamic webpages, meta-tags, user traffic and website maintenance. Instruction in the book is easy to comprehend. Side bars, outlines, screenshots and HTML code are provided in each lesson to complement the instructive text. Also included in the book are quick reference guides for HTML codes, CSS, HTML colors, HTML character entities, a glossary and a thorough index.
Using HTML 4 is a well-designed book that provides all the advice on HTML 4 needed to create a well developed website. The book also helps the user thwart potential design problems or pitfalls before they occur. A great aide for beginners.
Web Commerce Cookbook by Gordon McCombHayden Books, June 1997.
Trade Paperback, 361 pages.
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