New Perspectives HTML5 and CSS3,
7th Edition

Patrick M. Carey

ISBN-13: 9781305503939
Copyright 2018 | Published
872 pages | List Price: USD $173.95
ISBN: 9781305503939

Now you can master Web page design as you learn from the unique, hands-on approach found in NEW PERSPECTIVES HTML5 AND CSS3: COMPREHENSIVE, 7E. Each tutorial in this complete book challenges you to put into practice the concepts you have just learned. Every tutorial includes a basic statement of the problem, the goals you should achieve, and a helpful demonstration of how to complete the task to create a fully functional website. You do not need any prior experience with HTML or CSS or any specialized software other than a basic editor and Web browser. With the book’s user-friendly approach, you develop important problem-solving skills as you retain the key concepts and apply what you’ve learned in a professional environment. Successfully completing this book’s tutorial cases and case problems acts a springboard in helping you develop your own professional portfolio to showcase your abilities in website design.


Tutorial 1: Getting Started with HTML5
Tutorial 2: Getting Started with CSS
Tutorial 3: Designing a Page Layout
Tutorial 4: Graphic Design with CSS
Tutorial 5: Designing for the Mobile Web
Tutorial 6: Working with Tables and Columns
Tutorial 7: Designing a Web Form
Tutorial 8: Enhancing your Website with Multimedia
Tutorial 9: Getting Started with JavaScript
Tutorial 10: Exploring Arrays, Loops, and Conditional Statements
Appendix A: Color Names with Color Values, and HTML Character Entities
Appendix B: HTML5 Elements and Attributes
Appendix C: CSS3 Styles and Selectors
Appendix D: Making the Web More Accessible
Appendix E: Designing for the Web
Appendix F: Validation with XHTML

  • Patrick M. Carey

    Patrick Carey received his M.S. in biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Since that time, he has authored or co-authored more than 30 leading academic and trade texts for today's software industry.

  • GREATLY EXPANDED COVERAGE ADDRESSES DESIGNING FOR MOBILE, TABLET, AND DESKTOP DEVICES. New material and insights equip your students to design for today’s most popular devices as well as traditional computing systems.

  • BOOK OFFER INCREASED EMPHASIS ON RESPONSIVE DESIGN. Students learn the skills needed to implement responsive design as they master the latest elements, attributes, and styles from HTML5 and CSS3.

  • BOOK PROVIDES KEYS TO MAINTAINING COMPATIBILITY. This edition focuses on the importance of maintaining compatibility across browsers and browser versions as students design effective websites.

  • THIS EDITION INTRODUCES THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD AND EMERGING NEW TOPICS. Students examine media queries, grid-based layouts and grid frameworks, CSS3 grid styles, CSS3 shadow styles, CSS3 gradient fills, CSS3 transformations and filters, and flexboxes and flexible designs as they learn to work most effectively with developer tools.

  • BOOK PROGRESSES FROM BASICS TO INCREASINGLY COMPLEX TASKS TO BUILD STUDENT CONFIDENCE. This text begins with a solid presentation of the basics and gradually helps students increase their knowledge and skill sets by providing increasingly difficult tasks and exercises within each module.

  • CASE SCENARIOS EMPHASIZE REAL WEB DESIGN CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS IN THE WORKPLACE. These case scenarios, which are woven throughout each module, help your students understand how the concepts and skills in the book relate to today’s professional environment.

  • VISUAL OVERVIEWS PROVIDE A GRAPHIC PREVIEW OF EACH MODULE’S CONTENT. These two-page spreads at the start of each session visually examine the topics and terms covered in the session. Students can use these as helpful study guides before taking quizzes and tests.

  • PROSKILLS BOXES CONNECT HTML AND CSS CONCEPTS AND SKILLS TO CAREER SUCCESS. These helpful features emphasize the relevance of all of the skills your students are learning as they guide students in using technology effectively in professional situations. ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today’s necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.

  • KEY STEPS DRAW STUDENTS’ ATTENTION TO CRITICAL POINTS AS THEY APPLY HTML AND CSS SKILLS. These Key Steps highlight the most important steps in each process and help your students pay close attention in order to complete each step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

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