Monday, July 5, 2010

Learn html the very easy way

Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML written by Elisabeth Freeman & Eric Freeman published by [O'REILLY BOOKS]

HTML=Hyper text mark-up language. Like all popular subjects you are inundated with choice of tutor but if your a book lover like myself as well as a former IBM software & hardware engineer the one thing you will know is many books are a waste of space as well as time. If you like the way the web works and would like to learn html the very easy way then I would recommend you this book as your one & only teacher, reason being its loaded with over 600 pages and informative teaching, not only that study the contents in this book and when you have finished you would be able to apply all you have learned from this book to any web developing company, and lets face it some web site makes are making over £30,000 a year. For a very cheap investment in fact for under £25.00 in this book the rewards could be huge.

Head first are experts in teaching, as everything they teach you learn & understand. As a reader you want to learn the way they teach which they outline in the beginning of the book once you take the time to learn this and follow the book back to front you will know a hell of a lot about html & CSS, what's more right from the very beginning of the book they have you building some nice basic html pages taught you the easy way. No need to my any additional software as the basics can be learned with just not pad it makes no difference if you own a mac or pc as this book will help you. One of the first things you learn is how to create a basic food menu this is a great start as it teaches you how to work with text as well as how to write title tags upon doing this it shows you how you can style that basic page with CSS remember all this takes place in the first chapter!

Now you can create some text the easy way in html the book clearly teaches and illustrates how to add images to a basic text page. Chapter 3: Deals with page construction, when you take time to learn this one of the first things which will come to your mind is the amount of websites owners who need to own this book as once they do their sites would have far fewer mistakes if any. Understanding page construction helps you project the point on your web page as well as hold your viewers interest. A poor page construction will lose you business. Head first address this the easy way.

Chapter 5: Is great and it would really appeal to those who like photography and which to be creative and create their own website from the ground up as it deals a lot with images and media as well as different file formats such as logos, Jpgs and it teaches you how a browser works with images.

There are lots of exercises in this book, doing them will see that you understand what you have read, this is great as it really does help you master html. If you do not have a lot of money and your looking for a cheap effective solution to Learn html the very easy way then this book will be worth its weight in gold.

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