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New Perspectives HTML5 and CSS3: Comprehensive, 7th Edition

  • Patrick M. Carey
  • ISBN-10: 1305503937
  • ISBN-13: 9781305503939
  • 872 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2012, 2009, 2005
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Teach your students to build effective websites using the real-world case scenarios found in NEW PERSPECTIVES HTML5 AND CSS3: COMPREHENSIVE, 7E. This user-friendly, complete text does not require any prior knowledge of the subject nor specialized software other than a basic editor and Web browser. Each tutorial is based on a case problem that leads students through the creation of a website while they master new techniques and complex concepts. Students strengthen their problem-solving skills by working through realistic exercises that help them retain the material and apply what they’ve learned in a professional environment.

Features

  • BOOK PROGRESSES FROM BASICS TO INCREASINGLY COMPLEX TASKS TO BUILD STUDENT CONFIDENCE. This text begins with a solid presentation of the basics and gradually helps students increase their knowledge and skill sets by providing increasingly difficult tasks and exercises within each module.

  • CASE SCENARIOS EMPHASIZE REAL WEB DESIGN CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS IN THE WORKPLACE. These case scenarios, which are woven throughout each module, help your students understand how the concepts and skills in the book relate to today’s professional environment.

  • VISUAL OVERVIEWS PROVIDE A GRAPHIC PREVIEW OF EACH MODULE’S CONTENT. These two-page spreads at the start of each session visually examine the topics and terms covered in the session. Students can use these as helpful study guides before taking quizzes and tests.

  • PROSKILLS BOXES CONNECT HTML AND CSS CONCEPTS AND SKILLS TO CAREER SUCCESS. These helpful features emphasize the relevance of all of the skills your students are learning as they guide students in using technology effectively in professional situations. ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today’s necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.

  • KEY STEPS DRAW STUDENTS’ ATTENTION TO CRITICAL POINTS AS THEY APPLY HTML AND CSS SKILLS. These Key Steps highlight the most important steps in each process and help your students pay close attention in order to complete each step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

About the Author

Patrick M. Carey

Patrick Carey received his M.S. in biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Since that time, he has authored or co-authored more than 30 leading academic and trade texts for today's software industry.

Table of Contents

Tutorial 1: Getting Started with HTML5
Tutorial 2: Getting Started with CSS
Tutorial 3: Designing a Page Layout
Tutorial 4: Graphic Design with CSS
Tutorial 5: Designing for the Mobile Web
Tutorial 6: Working with Tables and Columns
Tutorial 7: Designing a Web Form
Tutorial 8: Enhancing your Website with Multimedia
Tutorial 9: Getting Started with JavaScript
Tutorial 10: Exploring Arrays, Loops, and Conditional Statements
Appendix A: Color Names with Color Values, and HTML Character Entities
Appendix B: HTML5 Elements and Attributes
Appendix C: CSS3 Styles and Selectors
Appendix D: Making the Web More Accessible
Appendix E: Designing for the Web
Appendix F: Validation with XHTML

New to this edition

  • GREATLY EXPANDED COVERAGE ADDRESSES DESIGNING FOR MOBILE, TABLET, AND DESKTOP DEVICES. New material and insights equip your students to design for today’s most popular devices as well as traditional computing systems.
  • BOOK OFFER INCREASED EMPHASIS ON RESPONSIVE DESIGN. Students learn the skills needed to implement responsive design as they master the latest elements, attributes, and styles from HTML5 and CSS3.
  • BOOK PROVIDES KEYS TO MAINTAINING COMPATIBILITY. This edition focuses on the importance of maintaining compatibility across browsers and browser versions as students design effective websites.
  • THIS EDITION INTRODUCES THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD AND EMERGING NEW TOPICS. Students examine media queries, grid-based layouts and grid frameworks, CSS3 grid styles, CSS3 shadow styles, CSS3 gradient fills, CSS3 transformations and filters, and flexboxes and flexible designs as they learn to work most effectively with developer tools.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Website  (ISBN-10: 130557821X | ISBN-13: 9781305578210)

Find everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint ® presentations, images, test banks, instructor’s manual , and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305504232 | ISBN-13: 9781305504233)

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

MindTap Web Design & Development, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Carey’s New Perspectives HTML5 and CSS3: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305946340 | ISBN-13: 9781305946347)

MindTap Web Design & Development for Carey’s New Perspectives HTML5 and CSS3: Comprehensive, 7th Edition is an online learning solution designed to help students master the skills they need in today’s workforce. Research shows employers need critical thinkers, troubleshooters and creative problem-solvers to stay relevant in our fast paced technology-driven world. MindTap helps you achieve this with assignments and activities that are tied to learning objectives and provide real-life relevance. Hands-on labs designed to teach users to write and run code are now seamlessly integrated into MindTap so there is no installation, allowing students to code directly in the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from their web browser. Students are provided ongoing feedback as they work on their project so they can instantly see their score and how their project performs against powerful automated tests. For instructors, MindTap provides benefits and support including automatic grading, analytics and LMS integration with full flexibility to tailor a course. Readings and “Whiteboard Shorts” support the lecture, while RSS Feed assignments offer a deeper dive into the topics. Pre- and post- course assessments allow you to measure how much students have learned using analytics and reporting that makes it easy to see where the class stands in terms of progress, engagement and completion rates. Use the content and learning path as-is or pick and choose how our material will wrap around yours. You control what the students see and when they see it.

Student Supplements

MindTap Web Design & Development, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Carey’s New Perspectives HTML5 and CSS3: Comprehensive  (ISBN-10: 1305946340 | ISBN-13: 9781305946347)

MindTap Web Design & Development for Carey’s New Perspectives HTML5 and CSS3: Comprehensive, 7th Edition will help you succeed in class while also preparing you for your career. Research shows employers need troubleshooters and creative problem-solvers to stay relevant in today’s fast-paced technology-driven world. With MindTap you are taken through the basics before challenging you with more difficult activities. The learning path will guide you through text readings that can be read to you and real-life scenarios that sharpen your critical thinking skills. Hands-on labs designed to teach users to write and run code are now seamlessly integrated into MindTap so there is no installation, allowing you to code directly in the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) from your web browser. Students are provided ongoing feedback as they work on their project so they can instantly see their score and how their project performs against powerful automated tests. Throughout the course you will be supported with study tools that help you stay organized and efficient. Flashcards allow you to quiz yourself, and a study guide populates with your highlights and notes to make information easy to find when it’s time to work. With MindTap you always know where you stand --- what’s due and when, your grades, and how you compare to the highest performers in class. Learn more at http://www.cengage.com/mindtap/ Want to know where you stand? Use the Progress app to track your performance in relation to other students. Need to connect with other students? The Luvo (Flashnotes) App lets you buy and sell notes from lectures and coursework.