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CSS and HTML from our friends...


This week we have a real treat for you. By special arrangement with our friends at SitePoint publishing, we’re pleased to have a selection of their finest titles available through We don’t publish many titles that target CSS and HTML, but SitePoint does. We hope you’ll find this selection useful.

We’re here to keep you on top of your game, whatever it takes. We’ll be making some other exciting announcements over the next few months, so stay tuned!

The Art & Science of JavaScript

This book is targeted at intermediate JavaScript developers who want to take their JavaScript skills to the next level without sacrificing web accessibility or best practice.

If you have only a small amount of experience with JavaScript, but are comfortable enough programming in another language such as PHP or Java, you’ll be just fine. And if you’re an experienced JavaScript developer, we would be very, very surprised if you didn’t learn a thing or two.

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The CSS Anthology

The code examples provided with The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks will get you started quickly, allowing you to add stylish effects to your web site. It’s the most complete question-and-answer book on CSS, with over 100 tutorials that’ll show you how to gain more control over the appearance of your web page, create sophisticated Web page navigation controls, design for today’s alternative browsing devices including phones and screen readers, and much more.

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The Principles of Beautiful Web Design

Tired of making web sites that work absolutely perfectly but just don’t, well, look very nice? Using The Principles of Beautiful Web Design, you’ll see just how easy it can be to create aesthetically pleasing and usable web site designs.

This gorgeous, full-color book will guide you through the complete design process, from getting inspiration and sketching ideas out, through to choosing a color scheme, designing the layout, and selecting effective imagery.

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The Ultimate CSS Reference

The Ultimate CSS Reference is the definitive resource for mastering CSS. The entire language is clearly and concisely covered, along with browser compatibility details, working examples, and easy-to-read descriptions.

Authored by two of the world’s most renowned CSS experts, this is a comprehensive reference that you’ll come back to time and time again.

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The Ultimate HTML Reference

The Ultimate HTML Reference is your definitive resource for mastering HTML. The entire language is clearly and concisely covered, along with browser—compatibility details, working examples, and easy-to-read descriptions.

This book is perfect for anyone looking for an in-depth, accurate, and beautifully presented HTML reference. You won’t find a more up-to-date HTML reference that includes browser compatibility information, working examples and easy-to-read descriptions. The Ultimate HTML Reference contains all the HTML knowledge you’ll ever need and presents it to you in style.

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Simply JavaScript

Packed with full-color examples, Simply JavaScript is all you need to start programming in JavaScript the right way. Learn how easy it is to use JavaScript to solve real-world problems, build smarter forms, track user events (such as mouse clicks and key strokes), and design eye-catching animations. Then move on to more powerful techniques using the DOM and Ajax.

Whether you’ve never seen a line of JavaScript code in your life, or you’ve seen one too many lines that don’t do what you expect, this book will show you how to make JavaScript work for you.

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Coming Soon:

  • Programming Scala
  • Land the Tech Job You Love
  • Domain Driven Design with Naked Objects
  • The Passionate Programmer: Creating a Remarkable Career in Software Development
  • Debug It! Find, Repair, and Prevent Bugs in Your Code
  • Agile Coaching
  • ...and more!

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Thanks for your continued support,

Andy & Dave