Re: Good Book/Document?

Cecilia Farell (farellc@io.org)
Wed, 26 Apr 1995 11:21:11 -0400


Date: Wed, 26 Apr 1995 11:21:11 -0400
Message-Id: <199504261521.LAA18214@io.org>
To: madsen@law.washington.edu,
From: farellc@io.org (Cecilia Farell)
Subject: Re: Good Book/Document?

At 02:32 04/25/95 +0500, Mark E. Madsen wrote:
>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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>

Another good print source is Ian Graham's "HTML Sourcebook", published by
Wiley & Sons.

Regards,

Cecilia Farell

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