Dave Noderer's Blog

South Florida does .NET!

  Home  |   Contact  |   Syndication    |   Login
  205 Posts | 0 Stories | 364 Comments | 28 Trackbacks


Tag Cloud


Image Galleries

.NET Community

Life at the Beach

My Blog Friends

If you have not looked at Murach’s books you should!

They have a very convenient format, geared for training with two facing pages, the left with text and the right with an example with lists and descriptions.

This book should get someone started on HTML and basic web pages, it covers html through some javascript and into simple website design and deployments.

For me not much was new but I did pick up a few things including a better understanding of CSS floating div’s and how to use them.

Another interesting chapter was working with print and mobile devices. We have just been working on some very difficult print formatting that this might have helped with.

The view point is primarily from that of a designer with a Mac tendency.

There was a lot of talk about things that only work on IE 7 and above (rightfully so..)… the message that might have been presented more strongly is that IE 6 and below is not in common use and should be avoided.

September 2010 statistics from http://www.w3counter.com are:

Internet Explorer 8 27.48%
Firefox 3.6 23.60%
Internet Explorer 7 10.03%
Chrome 6 8.32%
Internet Explorer 6 5.78%
Safari 5 4.24%
Firefox 3.5 4.20%
Chrome 5 2.58%
Firefox 3 2.13%
Safari 4 1.10%

HTML 5 is touched on and I’m sure the next version of the book will cover that in more detail.

Media wise, flash, windows media and real audio are covered but curiously no mention of Silverlight but maybe that is just my own more Microsoft focus.

In any case I can definitely recommend this book for anyone, even with almost no experience of knowledge of html. There are recommendations for some tools and how to install them in the appendix.

posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:17 AM


# re: Murach’s HTML, XHTML, and CSS–Anne Boehm–ISBN 978-1-890774-57-8 8/10/2011 6:11 AM android developer
This is one of the highly attractive, informatics, well-written and highly crisp blog that has been explained in fabulous manner to help out reader and visitors. All information found here is genuine and realistic.

# re: Murach’s HTML, XHTML, and CSS–Anne Boehm–ISBN 978-1-890774-57-8 8/19/2011 4:31 AM iPhone Application
I would like to appreciate the effort that you have put in making such an informative blog. I enjoyed this post of yours

# re: Murach’s HTML, XHTML, and CSS–Anne Boehm–ISBN 978-1-890774-57-8 9/19/2011 7:07 AM brisbane garage doors
This is a great post! It was very informative. I look forward in reading more of your work. Also, I made sure to bookmark your website so I can come back later. I enjoyed every moment of reading it.

# re: Murach’s HTML, XHTML, and CSS–Anne Boehm–ISBN 978-1-890774-57-8 9/19/2011 7:08 AM Kylie Mino
I must show my thanks to the writer just for rescuing me from such a crisis. As a result of looking throughout the world-wide-web and seeing thoughts which were not productive, I assumed my entire life was well over. Being alive devoid of the solutions to the difficulties you’ve resolved as a result of your entire site is a serious case, as well as the kind which could have in a negative way affected my entire career if I had not discovered the website. Your personal natural talent and kindness in dealing with almost everything was helpful. I’m not sure what I would have done if I hadn’t come upon such a point like this. I am able to at this point relish my future. Thanks so much for your high quality and effective help. I will not hesitate to propose your web site to any individual who needs to have counseling on this problem.
brisbane garage doors

Post A Comment