Starting up

Using this book

This book will get you up-and-running fast with HTML5 and CSS3. The HTML5 Digital Classroom is divided into two sections. The first section covers the fundamentals of HTML5 along with the essentials of styling text and creating page layouts using XHTML/HTML and CSS. If you are new to web page development, or are updating your skills from using HTML tables for layout, or simply want a refresher in CSS and HTML fundamentals, start with section one. Even if you consider yourself a skilled web pro, start with lesson one before jumping ahead to the second section where you’ll dive into HTML5. The second section makes up the bulk of this book. Feel free to jump ahead to this. If you are an experienced web designer or developer, and already have a solid grasp of the fundamentals involved with coding HTML and CSS.

Some of the foundational material contained in the first five lessons of this book was originally published in the Web Design with HTML and CSS Digital Classroom, and it has been updated for use in this book.

About HTML5 Digital Classroom

The HTML5 Digital Classroom provides you with the information you need to explore and understand the rapidly evolving landscape of web technologies. You may already have some experience building web pages and websites and may even be experienced with design tools like Dreamweaver or Expression Web. While HTML5 and related technologies such as CSS3 and JavaScript are still undergoing revision, this book helps you ...

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