CHAPTER 2Landscape of the Web

In This Chapter:

• Coding Guidelines

• HTML/JavaScript Examples

• Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

• HTML and Document Object Model (DOM)

• Browser Plug-Ins

• Assorted JavaScript Technologies and Tools

• HTML5: Browser Support and Code Samples

This chapter discusses various web-related technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, and browser plug-ins. The material in this chapter will help you understand the code samples that are introduced in subsequent chapters (such as Chapter 4). Since HTML5 is a recent development, the HTML-based code samples in this chapter will probably be new to you.

Due to space constraints many concepts pertaining to JavaScript and CSS (among others) were not included in this chapter, which means that you ...

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