Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Visual; 1st edition (August 9, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118063325
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118063323

eBook Description:

Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5: Make mark-up language more manageable with this visual guide

HTML5 is the next-generation of web standard mark-up language, and among other things, it offers amazing new avenues for incorporating multimedia into your sites. What easier way to master all of HTML5’s new bells and whistles than with a guide that shows you, screenshot by screenshot, just what to do? Over a hundred tasks that web designers need to know most are explained using, full-color screenshots and how-to steps. From the easy stuff like revised new header and footer elements to complex updates such as canvas and audio, this guide covers the new, as well as most-commonly used, tags and features.

  • Helps you get up to speed on the completely redesigned new HyperText Markup Language, HTML5
  • Shows you how to incorporate rich media content into the sites you design, without relying on proprietary software such as Flash
  • Explains revisions, from essential structural elements like header and footer to more complex elements such as canvas and audio over a hundred tasks in all
  • Uses easy-to-follow, full-color, two-page tutorials, so you can see step by step how to do tasks and quickly obtain the information you need

Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5: Web designers, keep your HTML skills up to date with this “learn-by-seeing”, visual guide.

From the Back Cover

Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5

Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you’ll find clear, step-by-stepscreen shots that show you how to tackle more than 165 HTML5 tasks. Each task-based spread covers a single technique, sure to help you get up and running on HTML5 in no time.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5 – You’ll learn to:

  • View HTML5 code in a browser
  • Create a page with text and lists
  • Use CSS styles, images, and links
  • Add interactivity with JavaScript®
  • Work with canvases and audio files

Designed for Visual Learners

  • Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules
  • Succinct explanations walk you through step by step
  • Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task
  • Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks

Author Info

Mike Wooldridge is a Web developer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s written dozens of books for the Visual series. You can access more information about HTML5 and the example files used in this book at his website: www.wooldridge.net/html5

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