Mastering XHTML Premium Edition
Newly expanded with 10 chapters of bonus coverage, Mastering XHTML Premium Edition is a complete guide to the mark-up language that is leading the world of web development. This book ensures you won't be left behind, teaching you step by step how to convert existing HTML sites to XHTML and how to build sites from scratch using new specs. It's a great way to hone your current skills and acquire new ones.
* The basics of XHTML
* XHTML structure and form
* Accommodating different browsers
* Linking XHTML documents
* Placing images
* Controlling layout with tables and frames
* Converting HTML to XHTML
* Saving time and effort with Cascading Style Sheets
* Using data-collection forms
* Adding multimedia effects to your web pages
* Developing a coherent website
* The XHTML document life cycle
* Publishing your XHTML documents
* Validating your XHTML
* Generating XHTML from a database
* Understanding the relationship between XHTML and XML
* Choosing a development tool
Chelsea Valentine is a webmaster, writer, and trainer at LANWrights, Inc., developing sites and teaching others how to do the same.
Lucinda Dykes is the principal at Zero G Web Design in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has been developing websites and writing code since 1994 and teaches web-related classes at Santa Fe Community College.
Mary Burmeister is a project manager, editor, and writer at LANWrights, Inc. This team has produced several books on markup languages, including XHMTL, HTML 4 For Dummies, Hip Pocket Guide to HTML 4.01, XML For Dummies, and XHTML For Dummies.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started.
Chapter 1: Getting Acquainted with XHTML, Its Tools, and Its Resources.
Chapter 2: XHTML Structure and Form.
Chapter 3: Creating Your First XHTML Document.
Chapter 4: Linking Your Documents.
Chapter 5: Including Images.
Part II: Advancing Your Skills.
Chapter 6: Developing Tables.
Chapter 7: Developing XHTML Forms.
Chapter 8: Creating Frames.
Chapter 9: Converting HTML to XHTML.
Part III: Moving Beyond Pure XHTML.
Chapter 10: Using Style Sheets.
Chapter 12: Including Multimedia.
Part IV: Developing Web Sites.
Chapter 13: Understanding the XHTML Document Life Cycle.
Chapter 14: Implementing a Coherent Web Site.
Chapter 15: Tips for Web Sites: Public, Personal, and Intranet.
Chapter 16: Publishing Your XHTML Documents.
Part V: Applying XHTML to Advanced Applications.
Chapter 17: Bringing Pages to Life with Dynamic XHTML.
Chapter 18: Generating XHTML from a Database.
Chapter 19: Making Your Web Site Searchable.
Part VI: A Bridge to XML.
Chapter 20: An Overview of XML.
Chapter 21: Extending XHTML Using Namespaces.
Chapter 22: Getting Started with DTDs.
Chapter 23: Creating a DTD.
Chapter 24: XHTML 1.1 and XHTML Modularization.
Part VII: XHTML Development Tools.
Chapter 25: Choosing XHTML Development Tools.
Chapter 26: Validating XHTML Documents.
Master’s Reference Part 1: XHTML Elements and Attributes.
Master’s Reference Part 2: Cascading Style Sheets Reference.
Master’s Reference Part 3: Scripting Reference.
Master’s Reference Part 4: Working with the W3C Validator.
Master’s Reference Part 5: XHTML Special Characters.
Master’s Reference Part 6: XHTML Color Codes.
Master’s Reference Part 7: The XHTML Specification.
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