Media praise for Web Design in a Nutshell

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"Lead author Jennifer Niederst Robbins, author of one of our recommended titles 'Learning Web Design', has done an extensive re-work to deliver a book that is concise, packed with current information but which provides more than just a dull listing of standards and references. The book covers a wide range of technologies, from the basics of HTML, XHTML and XML, to extensive coverage of presentation with CSS (including CSS 2.1), JavaScript and the Document Object Model (DOM), which leads naturally to quick intro to Ajax, Web graphics (GIF, JPG, PNG etc) and a whole section on media (audio, video, Flash and printing). In terms of scope there's pretty much everything needed to deliver highly compliant, good looking web sites. Any more and you'd be looking at PHP, ASP, JSP and related technologies for creating data-driven web applications. "
-- TechBookReport

"All of that said, Web Design in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference gains an 8 out of 10 on the KnowProSE scale. It's a desktop reference, it's solid and it is chock full of information which I'm glad I don't have to memorize or hunt and peck through the World Wide Web of EverChanging mystery...Chock full of information and written with the future in mind, Web Design In A Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference, 3rd Edition lives up to it's name for beginners and intermediates, and even experts. If you're involved in serious web development and sometimes have to move out of your sphere, this book is good to have handy."
-- Taran Rampersad, KnowProSE.com

"The 816-page Web Design in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference, 3rd Edition isn't exactly nutshell-sized, but it covers everything you want to know to create and troubleshoot web site code."
-- Victor Marks, Mac News Now

"I found this book to be an excellent reference for designing websites be it on Linux or any other platform. Considering that this book is well into its 3rd edition with supposedly over 200,000 copies in print, I believe a lot of people share my views about this book. The author has done a splendid job of not only covering all the concepts but over the years, the book has been significantly revised and updated to keep up with the rapid advances in the technology related to web design."
-- Ravi Kumar, All About Linux

"All in all, this is a tidy, not so little volume that does more than just serve as a code reference. Technologies are explained and diagrammed and every aspect of front-end web technology is presented. Clear explanations of web design elements are amply illustrated with code examples. Tips, suggestions, notes and warnings supplement the text nicely. This volume is not a tutorial or a training tool for the person new to web design and coding web pages. It is an excellent reference for anyone working with web development technologies."
-- Iris Yoffa, eJournal of the Tucson Computer Society



"Chock full of information and written with the future in mind, Web Design In A Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference, 3rd Edition lives up to it's name for beginners and intermediates, and even experts."
--Taran Rampersad, KnowProSE.com