Re: Good Book/Document?

Mark E. Madsen (madsen@law.washington.edu)
Mon, 24 Apr 1995 23:28:33 -0700 (PDT)


Date: Mon, 24 Apr 1995 23:28:33 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Mark E. Madsen" <madsen@law.washington.edu>
To: www-html@www10.w3.org
Subject: Re: Good Book/Document?
In-Reply-To: <D7Kpno.2As@freenet.carleton.ca>
Message-Id: <Pine.LNX.3.91.950424232446.9181B-100000@felix.law.washington.edu>

On Tue, 25 Apr 1995, John Foulds wrote:

> Just a quick question.  I'm trying to master HTML and am running into the
> problem of not being able to find high-end documentation or manuals.  Does
> anyone know of a good online or offline source?
> 

I know this is probably redundant, but the *best* documentation there is 
for HTML is the HTML 2.0 Specification, which I always get off the menu 
from Yahoo in Computers:World-Wide-Web:HTML.  There are also many good 
style guides, but one of the best online is at www.willamette.edu, and is 
most easily found as one of the items near the top of www.netscape.com's 
Creating Websites page as the Composing Good HTML style guide.

Print-wise, there are several manuals appearing -- for the money, 
O'Reilly and Associates book _Managing Internet Information Services_ is 
a good bet, because it's got a section on HTML, including forms, but also 
covers many of the kinds of services you might want to interface HTML 
with, such as CGI scripts, WAIS, etc.

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