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Overview

HTML and CSS are the workhorses of web design, but using them together to build consistent, reliable web pages is difficult if you're relying on outdated, confusing, and unnecessary HTML hacks and workarounds. With this practical book, you'll learn how to work with these tools far more effectively than is standard practice for most web developers. You'll learn how to connect the underlying theory and design of HTML and CSS to your everyday work habits.

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Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5 rating Based on 4 Ratings

"Excellent book - Covers aspects to focus on" - by Janardan on 18-SEP-2012
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I am a passive HTML programmer for last 15 years. I was interested to learn HTML5 and found this book as refresher to me. Of all the books I came across (reviewed), this book seems to highlight the real 'good parts' and also gives good logical structure to concepts. I have read books where they are more like reference, than explaining concepts.
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"Obnoxiously written" - by recury on 25-MAY-2010
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Some of the info is useful, some of it isn't, but what really bugs me about this book is the presentation. O'Reilly's books used to be written clearly and logically. What happened to that?

Now apparently the preferred style is weird uses of jargon (giving hackers "vectors to attack your site", "low-pass filters for Internet Explorer", etc.) and unnecessary italics every other sentence.

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