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A Framework for Animation and Gaming Using HTML5
By Matt Weisfeld, Donnie Santos
Aug 20, 2015
Are you interested in creating animations or games? Matt Weisfeld (author of The Object-Oriented Thought Process) and Donnie Santos discuss an animation framework using the HTML5 Canvas specification.
A Website Is Really Just Text: Build One in 5 Minutes
By Morten Rand-Hendriksen
May 21, 2012
This chapter starts with a blank site and one HTML page and works its way from there to a fully functional site.
Accessing iPhone's GPS, Acceleration, and Other Native Functions with QuickConnect
By Lee S. Barney
Jun 25, 2009
Lee Barney shows how to activate several desirable features of iPhone or iPod Touch devices from within your JavaScript application.
Adding Text and More to Your HTML Code
By Deidre Hayes
Aug 4, 2006
In this lesson, you will learn how to use HTML to add text and headings in your Web pages. You'll also learn how to add mathematical notations, information about your Web page, and special characters (such as ampersands).
An Introduction to HTML and the Web
By Larry Aronson
Nov 2, 2010
Larry Aronson describes how the Web works, provides a bit of Web history for context, explains the client/server architecture of the Web and how it is hyperlinked, presents the Web Bestiary of acronyms and definitions and discusses the philosophy and implications of HTML5.
An Introduction to the HTML5 Canvas
By Larry Aronson
Nov 23, 2010
Larry Aronson, author of HTML Manual of Style: A Clear, Concise Reference for Hypertext Markup Language (including HTML5), Fourth Edition, explores a fundamental challenge to Flash as a platform for graphical Web applications -- the HTML5 canvas. Larry shows how easy it is to create useful web applications using only a simple text editor.
An Introduction to Web Publishing in HTML
By Rafe Colburn, Laura Lemay
Jun 27, 2003
Create your first Web page with this simple guide to understanding HTML. You will learn what HTML is and how to define a text document as a Web page to get you on your way to mastering web publishing.
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By Matthew David
Jan 1, 2003
Beyond HTML: Returning JSON and XML Data From Your MVC Endpoints
By Scott Seely
Feb 10, 2010
You adopted MVC to get better control over your URL structure. Then you’re asked to provide REST access over the same data. Instead of developing a new API and set of endpoints that mirrors what you already have, you can augment the existing application to respond to requests for JSON and XML as well as handle data updates and deletes. Scott Seely shows you how.
Browser Support for CSS
By Kynn Bartlett
Jan 17, 2003
No other Web-related technology has been more limited by poor browser implementation than Cascading Style Sheets. This sample chapter discusses what the browser problem is, how it affects you, and the importance of workarounds.
Building a Dynamic Two-Level Navigation Bar in HTML
By Jason Pryde
Feb 1, 2002
Jason Pryde describes an interesting solution for the problem of creating a "sliding" menu table in a navigation frame.
Cleaning Your Web Pages with HTML Tidy
By Scott Nesbitt
Jul 2, 2004
Even with the push for web standards, many web pages are still plagued by sloppy coding. Technical writer Scott Nesbitt looks at fixing problems with HTML files using HTML Tidy.
Coding Guidelines for Client-Side Scripting
By Scott Loban
Nov 30, 2001
Client-side script code can be improved for maintainability and reusability by adhering to some helpful coding practices. Scott Loban highlights some structural and organizational conventions in this article.
Combining JavaScript and HTML
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Kathie Kingsley-Hughes
Aug 27, 2001
In this excerpt from JavaScript 1.5 by Example, authors Adrian and Kathie Kingsley-Hughes take a look at how JavaScript and HTML combine in a Web page seamlessly.
Concise and Comprehensive: an HTML5-focused Interview with Authors Klaus Förster and Bernd Öggl
By Cameron Laird, Klaus Förster, Bernd Öggl
Aug 11, 2011
Cameron Laird interviews Klaus Förster and Bernd Öggl about their book, HTML5 Guidelines for Web Developers, how developers are adopting HTML5, and potential problems with using HTML5.
Creating Multicolumn Layouts with CSS
By Marc Campbell
Apr 1, 2005
In this lesson, you'll learn how to present a multi-column format using CSS.
Creating Presentations with OperaShow
By Scott Nesbitt
Jul 23, 2004
While PowerPoint is a popular slide-making tool that's packed with bells and whistles, it's not always the best tool for creating presentation slides. Scott Nesbitt looks at OperaShow, a unique feature of the Opera web browser that turns the software into a presentation powerhouse.
Creating Pure CSS Templates in Joomla! 1.6
By Barrie M North
Mar 23, 2011
This chapter walks through the steps of creating a Joomla template. Specifically, you will create a template that uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to produce a layout—without using tables.
Creating Your First Web Page
By Scott Mitchell
Sep 9, 2008
Scott Mitchell shows how easy it can be to create your own web page.
CSS Coding Guidelines
By Scott Loban
Nov 16, 2001
To improve the maintainability and reusability of code, you should establish a set of coding rules, document those rules, and enforce their use. Scott Loban explores some coding conventions for CSS in this article.

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