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Question about HTML & CSS books

Discussion in 'Web Design & Development' started by carlynn, Nov 19, 2011.

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  1. carlynn

    carlynn Thread Starter

    Oct 20, 2007
    I was wondering if anyone has bought any good html and css books. I actually have a couple were you follow along and actually make a site but would like some more as I am new to css and find I am having problems with the positioning of boxes.

    I have the head first book which was ok but kind of hard to follow for someone new to css. I now am working on Build your web site the right way and it is a good book also

    I still feel I need to work through some more projects and I really like the books that you actually do something other than read and then you can not remember half of the stuff after you read it. I feel there is no practice like doing.

    So of anyone knows of some really good books where you actually do a site while reading the book I would appreciate the names of the books.
  2. sepala


    May 20, 2010
    Head first is the easiest always...

    Anyway go to w3schools.com to learn and do the exercises.
  3. adamspe


    Nov 23, 2011
    w3schools.com is awesome

    I have a couple of books that got me started:

    HTML and CSS in 24 hours by Dick Oliver and Michael Morrison (7th edition is what I used, there may be a newer one)
    Idiots Guide to Creating a Website by Paul Mcfedries (Also a good one, little older, but good for basics)

    But since standards are changing you may want to get something a little more up to date, I use the other ones just for reference really.
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