[ILUG] [Q] HTML4 + CSS2 (+ wml(1) ?) on-line tutorial?
0034452 at student.ul.ie
Sun Dec 19 16:03:23 GMT 2004
On Sat, 2004-12-18 at 18:40 +0000, Kae Verens wrote:
> reading the specs (w3c.org) is a good way of understanding the
> technicalities of it, but for a real understanding, there's nothing like
> actual tutelage.
> I'd recommend doing some of the hwg.org CSS courses. The guy that
> teaches them, Eric Meyer, is probably /the/ authority on CSS. The
> courses cost about 100 dollars (US) plus membership. They last about 6
> weeks or so, and are practical.
Yeah, some of Eric Meyer's stuff is nothing short of unreal.
> HTML, on the other hand, is simple enough that you can easily get away
> with just reading the XHTML specs and checking your work against
> I mention XHTML, as it is basically HTML4 with the crap removed from it.
> Use XHTML, and you'll be also writing valid HTML4, and most of it is
> valid HTML3.2 as well.
If you decide to go with xhtml you may want to bear the following in
mind in case it bites you later.
However much you dislike IE now learning this will stuff will make you
really HATE it. :) Lots of stupid stuff but still well worth it.
Dave O'Connor <0034452 at student.ul.ie>
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