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Web Standards – Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML

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Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML provides solutions to the most common web design problems, and gives you a deep understanding of web standards and how they can be implemented to improve your web sites. You will learn how to develop fully standards-compliant, mobile-friendly, and search engine-optimized web sites that are robust, fast, and easy to update while providing excellent user experience and interoperability. The book covers all major web standards for markup, style sheets, web typography, web syndication, semantic annotations, and accessibility. The second edition has been fully updated with the latest in web standards, including the finalized HTML5 vocabulary and the full list of CSS3 properties.

Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML is also a comprehensive guide to current and future standards for the World Wide Web, demonstrating the implementation of new technologies to address the constantly growing user expectations. Web Standards: Mastering HTML5, CSS3, and XML presents step-by-step guides based on solid design principles and best practices, and shows the most common web development tools and web design frameworks. You will master HTML5 and its XML serialization, XHTML5, the new structuring and multimedia elements, the most important HTML5 APIs, and understand the standardization process of HTML 5.1, HTML 5.2, and future HTML5 versions.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Responsive Web Design techniques to create mobile-friendly web sites, “Mobile First” approach
  • The most common HTML5 APIs, CSS3 properties, and jQuery functions
  • Cutting edge technologies for robustness, accessibility, machine-readability, and usability
  • How to write structured data as HTML5 Microdata for Google Rich Snippets

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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
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
by ,
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.