Higher Education

New Perspectives on HTML and XHTML: Comprehensive, 5th Edition

  • Patrick M. Carey University of Wisconsin
  • ISBN-10: 1423925467  |  ISBN-13: 9781423925460
  • 768 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2005, 2003, 2001
  • © 2009 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $129.00
  • Newer Edition Available



This best-selling text by Patrick Carey uses the New Perspectives Series signature case-based, problem-solving approach to teach students how to create simple to advanced Web sites using HTML and XHTML.

Features and Benefits

  • Prepares students to code Web pages from scratch using a simple text editor with comprehensive, easy-to-follow instructions.
  • Interactive Web pages give students hands-on experience in learning HTML and CSS.
  • Offers a new design with tips on best practices and Insight Boxes to explore advanced concepts.
  • Teaches students how to create well-formed documents that are compliant with XHTML 1.0 standards.
  • Fosters student confidence with a clear lesson progression that introduces concepts such as inline styles in the beginning, then expands on them in subsequent tutorials.
  • Covers Web accessibility and Section 508 guidelines in a new appendix.

Table of Contents

1. Developing a Web Page.
2. Developing a Web Site.
3. Working with Cascading Style Sheets.
4. Creating Special Effects with CSS.
5. Working with Web Tables.
6. Working with Web Forms.
7. Working with Multimedia.
8. Designing a Web Site with Frames.
9. Working with XHTML.
10. Programming with JavaScript.
Additional Cases.
Appendix A: Color Names and Color Values.
Appendix B: HTML Character Entities.
Appendix C: Placing a Document on the World Wide Web.
Appendix D: Making the Web More Accessible.
Appendix E: HTML and XHTML Elements and Attributes.
Appendix F: Cascading Style Sheets.
Appendix G: JavaScript Objects, Properties, Methods, and Event Holders.
Appendix H: JavaScript Operators, Keywords, and Syntactical Elements.
Appendix I: Working with Cookies.

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  • ISBN-10: 1423925440  | ISBN-13: 9781423925446

    List Price = $72.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $54.75

  • ISBN-10:  1423925459 | ISBN-13:  9781423925453

    List Price = $136.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $102.75


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Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1603340068 | ISBN-13: 9781603340069)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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. Patrick has authored or co-authored over 20 academic and trade texts for the software industry.