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On Nov 13 Susan Murphy wrote: Head First HTML and CSS By Eric Freeman, Elisabeth Robson
Great book to get started with. Full Review >
On Nov 3 Jessica Blankenship wrote:
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On Oct 11 Thiago Vespa wrote: Excellent for beginners
Like any book of the Head First series, it's approach is excellent. The book is easy to understand and does not require any advanced knowledge to read it. The content covers the basics of HTML and CSS. Full Review >
On Oct 8 Rob Friesel wrote: 20 year old me wishes he had this for getting started
This is a book for absolute beginners, but as far as beginner books go, this is a good one. I found myself wishing that I'd had this book for when 20 year old me was learning all of this stuff. Full Review >
On Sep 12 David Hayden wrote: Excellent Beginner Book on HTML and CSS
Great introduction to HTML and CSS for beginners interested in designing web pages. Teaches the very basics without needing any experience or pre-existing knowledge. Starts from scratch and slowly builds on the basics to teach you best practices and principles! Highly recommended for the beginner who enjoys the writing style found in Head First books! Full Review >
On Sep 8 Dinesh M wrote: Best HTML and CSS Book!
This book is an introductory book. Lots of examples and practice exercises. The beauty of the head first series book is visuals. This book in the similar fashion helps us understand the technical details by using visuals. This book covers the important html tags and css styles in detail.The book provides very detailed explanation of the tags. Full Review >
On Aug 22 Santosh Shanbhag wrote: The book is back!
There are two kinds of people in this world - those who know Elisabeth Robson and Eric Freeman and those who don't. If you have read any of the "Head First" series of books, you would know why the web developers love these guys. "Head First HTML, CSS, and XHTML" was a super-hit when it launched and most of us, including me, had great pleasure reading it. The book is back with a refresh and with a couple of new chapters on HTML5 and also loss of a chapter on XHTML. If you are a fan of the "Head First" series, then this is the book to get on HTML and CSS before you venture out to "Head First HTML5".
Since I had read the first edition, it was great to quickly skim through this book and stop occasionally to read some new material. My only disappointment was that there was no in-depth coverage of CSS3 but overall this book is worth it. I do hope the authors come up with a "Head First CSS3" book in the future. I would be the first to buy it.
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