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XML and Java™ from scratch by Nicholas Chase

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Chapter 1. Vendor Pages: Styling XML with Cascading Style Sheets

In this chapter

  • Walking Before We Run: HTML and XHTML

  • Controlling Presentation: Cascading Style Sheets

  • Delving Deeper into CSS2

  • Converting Our Content to XML

  • Next Steps

If you're anything like me—and you probably are, or you wouldn't be reading this book—you're anxious to get your hands dirty and actually see something happen. We're going to do that right here in Chapter 1.

This book will chronicle the building of a Web site for the ChaseWeb Furniture Company using XML, so we're going to start by building introductory pages for our imaginary vendors. In doing that, we'll start by explaining how HTML works, for those of you who may not be familiar with it. If you already know HTML, ...

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