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Hi All,
I recently purchased numerous books on the topic of advanced HTML, web design and css. The purpose of this post is, since I am sorely disappointed in several of the purchases, to get some recommendations. Essentially, I ask for the top three books on your reading list in the aforementioned subject areas.
Before I close, let me offer my own opinion on one of my latest purchases:
  • Advanced Web Design, by Fred Hofstettor
  • Okay, I admit, I did not even read this...Mr. Hofstettor, if I wanted to learn Frontpage, I would buy a Frontpage book. Please please please, when advertising your book, explain the fact that it is more of a Frontpage / bCentral / Microsoft web development primer than an "advanced HTML book." Come on, e-commerce wizards? Web page wizards? Scratch my butt wizards? Disappointing to say the least.
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    To be honest, I have never touched an HTML or CSS book so I can not give you any pointers.
    My 2 cents: If you buy any more books on HTML, get one that is deals with XHTML!
    I highly recommend http://www.echoecho.com/ for a great reference on HTML tags, CSS, and JavaScript
    I would highly recommend reading reviews on books at Amazon before you buy them or goto the store and start reading them. Amazon even lets you look through the first few pages of them.
    I can point out very good books with JavaScript, but not HTML ad CSS..
    Eric
     
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    http://www.echoecho.com/


    Priceless.
     
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