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Learn to Code HTML and CSS: Opening the Box Model
By Shay Howe
May 27, 2014
In this chapter from Learn to Code HTML and CSS: Develop and Style Websites, Shay Howe discusses the box model and how it works with HTML and CSS, and also looks at a few new CSS properties.
How to Create Tables in HTML
By Thomas Michaud
Sep 9, 2013
Thomas Michaud walks you step by step through how to create a table in HTML, in this chapter from Foundations of Web Design: Introduction to HTML & CSS.
Working with Text in HTML
By Elizabeth Castro, Bruce Hyslop
Sep 5, 2013
This chapter from HTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, 8th Edition explains which HTML semantics are appropriate for different types of text, especially (but not solely) for text within a sentence or phrase.
HTML5 Multimedia: Using Video with Canvas
By Ian Devlin
Jun 21, 2012
In addition to native multimedia, one of the most talked about capabilities that HTML5 brings to the web table is the ability to draw and manipulate graphics using JavaScript via the new canvas element. The element defines an area on a web page that you can draw on using a JavaScript API. Ian Devlin shows you how to use it.
How and Why to Start Using HTML5 and CSS3 Now: An Interview with Bruce Hyslop
By Ian Devlin, Bruce Hyslop
Mar 13, 2012
Ian Devlin interviews Bruce Hyslop about the best features of HTML5 and CSS3, when — and when not — to start using them, and what he really likes about the new edition of his book, The HTML5 & CSS3 Visual QuickStart Guide, 7th Edition.
Working with Text in HTML5
By Elizabeth Castro, Bruce Hyslop
Feb 20, 2012
Unless a site is heavy on videos or photo galleries, most content on Web pages is text. This chapter explains which HTML semantics are appropriate for different types of text, especially (but not solely) for text within a sentence or phrase.
HTML5 Multimedia: Using Video with Canvas
By Ian Devlin
Jan 18, 2012
Ian Devlin shows you how to use HTML5 to draw and manipulate graphics using JavaScript via the new canvas element. The canvas element defines an area on a web page that you can draw on using a JavaScript API.
Overview of HTML5 Multimedia
By Ian Devlin
Dec 19, 2011
One of the most talked about aspects of HTML5 is the introduction of native multimedia. The audio and video elements make the adding of multimedia to your web pages a whole lot easier. Web developer Ian Devlin gives a brief overview of these elements and shows how they can be used and what can be done with them.
Introducing HTML5: Video and Audio
By Bruce Lawson, Remy Sharp
Nov 14, 2011
HTML5 provides a competing, open standard for delivery of multimedia on the Web with its native video and audio elements and APIs. This chapter largely discusses the video element, but most of the markup and scripting are applicable for both audio and video.
HTML5 Multimedia: A Review of Audio Codecs and File Formats
By Ian Devlin
Jul 27, 2011
Different audio codecs can be used to output different audio file formats, a number of which are supported by HTML5. Ian Devlin reviews them in this excerpt from his book, HTML5 Multimedia: Develop and Design.
HTML5: The 900-Page Gorilla with a Wide Ensemble
By Miraz Jordan, Bruce Lawson, Remy Sharp
Sep 27, 2010
Miraz Jordan interviews Bruce Lawson and Remy Sharp about their new book, Introducing HTML5, why HTML 5 is special, HTML5 favorites and pet peeves, and the best way to start experimenting with it.
Embedding HTML5 Audio with Dreamweaver CS5
By David Karlins
Sep 13, 2010
David Karlins, author of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium How-Tos: Essential Techniques, provides a step-by-step walkthrough of the process for using the HTML5 Audio element to present audio in a Dreamweaver-designed website.
Introducing HTML5: Video and Audio
By Bruce Lawson, Remy Sharp
Aug 23, 2010
HTML5 provides a competing, open standard for delivery of multimedia on the Web with its native video and audio elements and APIs. This chapter largely discusses the video element, but most of the markup and scripting are applicable for both audio and video.
The HTML Pocket Guide: Lists
By Bruce Hyslop
Jul 15, 2010
HTML affords you three list types: definition list (dl), ordered list (ol), and unordered list (ul). Bruce Hyslop explains each in depth in their respective entries in this chapter.
Working with Text in Microsoft Expression Web 2
By Nolan Hester
Oct 28, 2008
Nolan Hester explains why you should treat your web text like an outline and avoid focusing on formatting.
Make Your Site BulletProof With Floats
By Dan Cederholm
Oct 5, 2007
Dan Cederholm helps you choose the best markup for the job to ensure your site's content is displayed properly across the widest range of browsers and devices.
HTML Forms and PHP
By Larry Ullman
Jan 5, 2007
This chapter covers the basics of creating HTML forms and how the form data is transmitted to your PHP script. It introduces several key concepts of real PHP programming, including how to debug and manage errors in your scripts.
Basic (X)HTML Structure
By Elizabeth Castro
Dec 29, 2006
This chapter covers the most basic (X)HTML elements—the ones you need to create the structure of your document. You'll learn how to create new paragraphs, headers, page breaks, comments, and more.
Publishing Your Web Site
Nov 20, 2006
Basic (X)HTML Structure
Nov 10, 2006

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