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Media praise for HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide

"The writing is friendly, and yet the material is covered quickly...As a former instructor of web design at the University of the West Indies School of Continuing Studies, I can see this book as a great book for an instructor lead curriculum. I can also see this book as worthwhile in the hands of a motivated beginner. In all, I have to give HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide (6th Edition) an 8 out of 10 on the scale. The book is approachable, thorough, and can be useful well beyond learning the meat of HTML and XHTML. "
-- Taran Rampersad,

"Perhaps the best aspect of the book is the range of users who can benefit from it. Absolute beginners will find plenty to learn from and experiment with, while seasoned web designers will find the book very handy to grab for quick reference and verification of things they are trying for the first time, or that just plain don't behave properly."
-- John R. Clark, TCM Reviews

"Ever wondered what a particular obscure tag or attribute that someone used in their web page was intended to do? This book will provide the answer. Along with those tags and attributes that form part of the current (X)HTML standards this book also includes info on almost every tag and attribute that has ever been recognised by any of the commonly used web browsers."
-- Stephen Chapman,

"If you want the very best reference manual to HTML and its latest developments - this is it. I guarantee that no matter which other web page design books you might have on your shelves, this is the one to which you will keep coming back - again and again."
-- Roy Johnson, Mantex

"I was surprised by the format of the book, however I do think it is a good resource for HTML/XHTML. While it is "The Definitive Guide" covering all of the markup tags and attributes it is definitely not a Cookbook or Nutshell book. I would recommend this book to those looking for a reference that is detailed and in a dictionary type format."
-- Jason Rosen,

"Calling this book "The Definitive Guide" is not a misnomer, for that's what it is...Weighing in at over 600 pages means that if it ain't described in here you probably shouldn't be doin' it! And if it is described in here, it's described clearly and accurately. As always, thanks a bunch. I am so much smarter (yeah, right) thanks to you guys! "
-- Larry Hannay,

"If you do web development, you should have one solid HTML/XHTML reference guide on your bookshelf. This one ranks up there... HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide (6th Edition) by Chuck Musciano and Bill Kennedy. Although the CSS and XML sections are a little light, the core HTML and XHTML information is all you could ask for...This book does a good job in blending a bit of tutorial information with a lot of reference material. All the HTML tags that exist are documented, along with whether it's an extension/deprecated/archaic, what type of browser support is involved in using the tag, and all the attributes and locations where it can be used...this is a book that I'll want to keep around for those strange times when my HTML tags just aren't working like they're supposed to."
-- Thomas Duff, Duffbert's Random Musings

"Considered the standard text on the subject of HTML and XHTML, this up-to-date volume provides a good mix of tutorial and reference. It is an essential guide for any serious user of hand-coded Web sites, as well as a comprehensive introduction for the novice. Advanced subjects include Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3), XHTML2, XForms, XFrames, Java applets, JavaScript programs, and much more."
-- Michael Kleper, The Kleper Report on Digital Publishing

"The book is approachable, thorough, and can be useful well beyond learning the meat of HTML and XHTML. "
--Taran Rampersad,