Web Standards


Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML (First Edition)

HTML5/CSS3/jQuery book

Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML provides solutions to the most common website problems, and gives you a deep understanding of web standards and how they can be applied to improve your website. You will learn how to create fully standards-compliant websites and provide search engine-optimized Web documents with faster download times, accurate rendering, correct appearance and layout, lower development cost, approved accessibility, backward and forward compatibility, and easy maintenance and content updating. The book covers all major Web standards, focusing on syntax, grammar, recommended annotations, and other standardization concerns.

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Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML is also a comprehensive guide to current and future standards for the World Wide Web. As a web developer, you’ll have seen problems with inconsistent appearance and behavior of the same site in different browsers. Web standards can and should be used to completely eliminate these problems. Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML describes how you can make the most of web standards, through technology discussions as well as practical sample code that you can use for your own sites and web applications. It also provides a quick guide to standard website creation for Web developers.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Learn techniques and best practices to achieve full standards compliance
  • Write valid markup, styles, and news feeds from scratch or standardize websites by redesign
  • Restrict markup to semantics and provide reliable layout

Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML is as compulsory course literature or recommended reading at universities around the world, as for example, at the the University of Pittsburgh, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the Swinburne University of Technology, and the South-West University.

The updated, second edition of this book is also available.

For further computer books of the author, check the full list of his computer books.

Web Design Book
Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML
2nd Edition

Welmoed Spahr
Ben Renow-Clarke
Christine Ricketts
Linda Seifert
Anna Ishchenko

Available formats: Paperback & EBook

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Price: $28.79 (ebook), $35.99 (Paperback)
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Product details
524 pages
Publisher: http://dbpedia.org/resource/Apress
December 17, 2014
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1484208846
ISBN-13: 978-1484208847


5 stars –
The “Bible of web standardization
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Written on January 17, 2012
“Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML” is the ultimate book of web standards and deserves the honour of being called the “Bible of web standardization.”
5 stars –
Theory and code of web design
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Written on February 3, 2012
Well written with fresh up to date content on web site standards for development. Helped me quickly understand important design techniques and aspects for web design, which is important for development of professional websites for mass viewers. Useful for study as well as quick reference to subjects. Contains easy to read theory and code examples, with lots of things I did not know.


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