Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5

Teach Yourself VISUALLY HTML5

Mike Wooldridge

Language: English

Pages: 336

ISBN: 1118063325

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Make mark-up language more manageable with this visual guide

HTML5 is the next-generation of web standard mark-up language, and among other things, it offers amazing new avenues for incorporating multimedia into your sites. What easier way to master all of HTML5's new bells and whistles than with a guide that shows you, screenshot by screenshot, just what to do? Over a hundred tasks that web designers need to know most are explained using, full-color screenshots and how-to steps. From the easy stuff like revised new header and footer elements to complex updates such as canvas and audio, this guide covers the new, as well as most-commonly used, tags and features.

  • Helps you get up to speed on the completely redesigned new HyperText Markup Language, HTML5
  • Shows you how to incorporate rich media content into the sites you design, without relying on proprietary software such as Flash
  • Explains revisions, from essential structural elements like header and footer to more complex elements such as canvas and audio—over a hundred tasks in all
  • Uses easy-to-follow, full-color, two-page tutorials, so you can see step by step how to do tasks and quickly obtain the information you need

Web designers, keep your HTML skills up to date with this "learn-by-seeing," visual guide.

From the Book: Sample Instructions for HTML5 Tasks

View HTML5 Code in a Browser
(Click on the image to see instructions)

Define Navigation
(Click on the image to see instructions)

Animate Canvas Content
(Click on the image to see instructions)

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at the end of the nested list. • The text appears as a nested list on the web page. Browsers usually set off nested lists with different bullet styles. In this example, a nested list gets an open circle. Create a Definition List You can use a definition list in your document to define content in the format of a glossary or dictionary. Typically, items in a definition list come in pairs, with the first element being the term

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