Introduction

Whether you are just beginning your venture into building websites or have built some before but want to ensure that your knowledge is current, you’ve come along at a very exciting time.

How we code and style webpages, the browsers in which we view the pages, and the devices on which we visit the web have all advanced substantially the past few years. Once limited to browsing the web from our desktop computers or laptops, we can now take the web with us on any number of devices: phones, tablets, and, yes, laptops and desktops.

Which is as it should be, because the web’s promise has always been the dissolution of boundaries—the power to share and access information from any metropolis, rural community, or anywhere in between and on ...

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