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Dynamic Web Programming and HTML5

Dynamic Web Programming and HTML5 Textbook Coverby Paul S. Wang (王 士 弘)
Chapman & Hall
CRC Press, Florida, USA
November 21, 2012
ISBN 978-1-4398-7182-9, 664 pages

This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to Web programming concepts, principles, standard technologies, HTML5 and its associated APIs. The text helps you master Web development techniques with a well-organized set of topics. Practical examples are used to illustrate and demonstrate how to combine and use what you learn in realistic situations. Hands-on practice is encouraged; it is the only way to gain experience in Web development.

Highlights

  • A Web overview to get you oriented quickly
  • HTML5 and CSS3 to keep you up-to-date
  • PHP for server-side programming to process forms, access databases, and perform many other tasks
  • JavaScript for client-side programming to control browsers, check form input, provide user interactions, and more
  • DOM for dynamic program manipulation of browser-loaded documents
  • MySQL to store user info, product data, and much more
  • XML and AJAX
  • SVG and MathML in HTML5
  • The LAMP Website hosting environment
  • Mobile websites
  • Hands-on learning with many realistic examples
  • Ready-to-run example code package
  • Companion website with demo examples
  • Instructor resources including lecture notes for all 13 chapters

Check It Out

See the Preface, Table of Contents, and Index, and the ACM Computing Reviews review.

Instructors: see resources for lecture notes.

Download the Example Code Package

Related Textbooks

Paul has another textbook An Introduction to Web Design and Programming, coauthored with Sanda Katila, a Visual Communications professor, that combines Web design with programming and can be a great complement to Dynamic Web Programming and HTML5 which is a much more comprehensive Web programming book.

Paul's Mastering Linux received great reviews and can be great for Web programmers working on the Linux environment.

Paul's new From Computing to Computational Thinking is an easy-to-read introduction to Computational Thinking as well as a textbook for non-computing majors.