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  • NEW - Revamped JavaScript chapters—Provides more practical examples for aspiring Web developers, including a dynamic welcome page and random image generator.
    • Presents students with useful building blocks to create their own Web pages, targeting novice students who want to get started building interactive Web sites.

  • NEW - Compliant with XHTML 1.1 Specification, a W3C Recommendation since May, 2001.
    • Provides students with the latest specifications in the field.

  • NEW - Expanded coverage of Flash and DHTML chapters ( Structured Graphics ActiveX Control and Path, Sequencer, and Sprite ActiveX Controls) now on the CD—Changed to reflect the latest market research.
    • Teaches students how to create interactive graphics and animation for the Web.

  • NEW - Refined treatment of XML—Explains key terms and definitions more clearly; now discusses 6 XML Vocabularies: MathML, ML, MusicXML, RSS, SVG, and SMIL. Also introduces XML-based Web services.
    • Better demonstrates XML's portability and practicality.

  • NEW - New examples for Flash MX 2004—Demonstrates motion paths, synchronized sounds and other useful functionality not included in the previous editions. Added case study chapter for Macromedia Flash MX.
    • Teaches students how to build an interactive computer game entirely in Flash using advanced ActionScripting.

  • NEW - An introduction to Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004—Covers the basics of the environment, explains how to create simple Web pages, and touches on some of Dreamweaver's more advanced features.
    • Exposes students to a WYSIWYG (X)HTML editor and additional tools that can aid in the Web application development process.

  • NEW - Updated coverage of PhotoShop Elements—Presents PhotoShop Elements 2.0.
    • Shows students a powerful, easy-to-learn graphics package.

  • NEW - Integration of multimedia content into Web pages—Discusses additional aesthetic considerations.
    • Gives students the ability to introduce multimedia into their presentations: Audio, Video, Speech Synthesis, and Recognition.

  • NEW - Macromedia ColdFusion MX 6.1—Includes this popular and easy-to-use server-side scripting language.
    • Allows students to build and deploy powerful Web applications and Web services with less training time and fewer lines of code than other server-side languages. Its tag-based format makes acquisition easy for students for who already know (X)HTML.

  • NEW - ASP.NET—Coverage of Active Server Pages rewritten using JScript rather than VBScript. (Note: VBScript and pre-.NET ASP chapters are still included on the CD.)
    • Provides students with thorough treatment of JavaScript, enabling them to easily adapt to JScript.

  • NEW - Focus on Apache—the most popular Web Server in the field—Includes clearer installation instructions for both Apache and IIS.
    • Enables students to more easily set up their own servers and serve Web content either locally or globally.

  • NEW - New treatments of Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and related Internet tools.
    • Enables students to be knowledgeable in the various tools available to communicate ideas and information over the Internet.

  • NEW - Updated coverage on building Web pages accessible to people with disabilities—Includes the latest accessibility tools and discusses the most recent legislation. The Windows accessibility programs have been updated to their Windows XP counterparts.
    • Exposes students to other topics associated with building robust applications on the Internet.

  • NEW - e-Business and e-Commerce chapter—Includes information from professional papers and conferences, as well as discusses payment options for selling goods and services on the Internet. Also introduces wireless technologies used for business.
    • Covers for students the latest trends, business models and strategies for doing business on the Internet.

  • Signature “Live Code™ Approach”—Presents language features in the context of a wide variety of complete working programs, with thousands of lines of code in hundreds of complete working programs.
    • Enables students to confirm that programs run as expected. Students can also manipulate the code from the accompanying CD-ROM, the Deitel Web site (www.deitel.com/downloads) or the book's Companion Website (www.prenhall.com/deitel).

  • Outstanding, consistent, and applied pedagogy—Includes icons throughout that identify Software Engineering Observations, Good Programming Practices, Common Programming Errors, Portability Tips, Performance Tips, Error-Prevention Tips, and Look-and-Feel Observations.
    • Provides students with hundreds of valuable programming tips and facilitates learning.

  • Extensive set of interesting exercises and substantial projects—Includes projects that enable students to develop their own personal Web pages and create multi-tier, client/server database-intensive Web-based applications.
    • Allows students to apply what they've learned in each chapter.


  • Copyright 2004
  • Edition: 3rd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-145091-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-145091-2

The goal of Deitel & Associates, Inc.'s Internet & World Wide Web How to Program, 3/e is to introduce readers with little or no programming experience to the exciting world of Web-based applications. This comprehensive book with accompanying CD-ROM teaches the fundamentals needed to program on the Internet. Readers will be well-prepared to build real-world, industrial-strength, Web-based applications. KEY TOPICS: In-depth coverage of introductory programming principles, various markup languages (XHTML, Dynamic HTML and XML), several scripting languages (JavaScript, VBScript, Perl, Python, PHP, ColdFusion, and FlashActionScript), Web servers (IIS and Apache), and relational databases (MySQL) provide all the skills and tools needed to create dynamic Web-based applications. This new edition contains chapters on Macromedia ColdFusion, a leading server-side scripting software package, and Macromedia Dreamweaver, a powerful WYSIWYG editor and Web application creation tool. Hundreds of LIVE-CODE examples (i.e., complete, working programs) of real applications throughout the book and on the accompanying CD allow readers to run the applications and see and hear the outputs. Readers learn to incorporate multimedia into Web pages and Web-based applications to enhance their presentations. Chapters on e-Business and Accessibility for people with disabilities expose readers to a wide range of other topics. MARKET: For Internet and Web-based computer programmers, and others in organizations and businesses who need to develop their own Websites and pages.

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Table of Contents

Text Contents.

 1. Introduction to Computers and the Internet.

 2. Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6.

 3. Adobe® PhotoShop Elements: Creating Web Graphics.

 4. Introduction to XHTML: Part 1.

 5. Introduction to XHTML: Part 2.

 6. Cascading Style Sheets™ (CSS).

 7. JavaScript: Introduction to Scripting.

 8. JavaScript: Control Statements I.

 9. JavaScript: Control Statements II.

10. JavaScript: Functions.

11. JavaScript: Arrays.

12. JavaScript: Objects.

13. Dynamic HTML: Object Model and Collections.

14. Dynamic HTML: Event Model.

15. Dynamic HTML: Filters and Transitions.

16. Dynamic HTML: Data Binding with Tabular Data Control.

17. Macromedia Flash™ MX 2004: Building Interactive Animations.

18. Macromedia Flash™ MX 2004: Building an Interactive Game.

19. Macromedia® Dreamweaver® MX 2004.

20. Extensible Markup Language (XML).

21. Web Servers (IIS and Apache).

22. Database: SQL, MySQL, DBI and ADO.NET.

23. ASP.NET.

24. Case Study: ASP.NET and XML.

25. Perl and CGI (Common Gateway Interface).

26. PHP.

27. Macromedia® ColdFusion® MX.

28. Multimedia: Audio, Video, Speech Synthesis and Recognition.

29. Accessibility.

Appendix A: XHTML Special Characters.

Appendix B: XHTML Colors.

Appendix C: JavaScript Operator Precedence Chart.

Appendix D: ASCII Character Set.

Appendix E: Number Systems.

Appendix F: Unicode®.
CD-ROM Bonus Material.

30. Dynamic HTML: Structured Graphics ActiveX Control.

31. Dynamic HTML: Path, Sequencer and Sprite ActiveX Controls.

32. VBScript.

33. Active Server Pages (pre-.NET).

34. Case Study: Active Server Pages (pre-.NET) and XML.

35. Python.

36. Servlets: Bonus for Java Developers.

37. JavaServer™ Pages (JSP): Bonus for Java Developers.

38. e-Business and e-Commerce.

Appendix G: Career Opportunities.


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