Best HTML and CSS books – HTML is a language that helps you to build a website and it stands for Hypertext Markup Language. It is the major markup language for web pages. CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets and is one of the most powerful tools a web designer can have. One can create an attractive and professional website using HTML and CSS.
The following is a curated list of the top HTML CSS programming books that should be part of any frontend developer library.
Shay is clearly an expert in her field of web design and development and gives the gift of instruction through a number of outlets and locations, including local (to Shay) personal training. If you’re new to web development or just want to categorize your work, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed with this book or the HTML and CSS online material, which also includes a range of advanced lessons.
This book is clearly and concisely written with examples of formatting that make HTML and CSS easy to learn and easy to understand.
HTML and CSS: Design and Build Websites written by Jon Duckett provide you with in-depth knowledge about the HTML and CSS language. It is a great book with a simple layout and information that is presented in a way that is easily digestible, easy to understand, and works at a pace that is not overwhelming. Before you know it, you’ll have the screen up and running and things moving around.
Unlike other books that teachers only teach the basics of HTML and CSS, this book drives deep and exposes you to the new and the things you already know. It also explains why those things work in web designing.
This book is well organized and contains visual examples. It includes assignments so you can practice what you are learning. The author does an excellent job at introducing html & css to beginners while at the same time providing more interesting and complicated material. It is a great book for students, and I am planning on using in my classroom.
David DuRocher’s computing reference book HTML & CSS QuickStart Guide has the potential to turn average internet travelers into developers and superusers. “HTML and CSS Quickstart Guide” is expertly written, organized and presented, the perfect DIY instruction manual and guide, and a perfect textbook for beginner level HTML courses.
This book is a wonderful new edition and a step up from everyone who is familiar with the good old HTML4 – but needs to bring their skills up to modern times. Each section includes a keystroke-by-keystroke rundown of how to properly build your code. Illustrations everywhere, and lots of best practice tips to ensure clean secure code and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
Elizabeth’s books are so clearly laid out with examples, and text highlights, they are always a pleasure to read, or to use as references.
This book covers the core content and concepts of CSS and HTML for Responsive Web Design without dragging the reader through overly technical details. That’s enough to get you up and running. It provides a good foundation for construction. It provides a good introduction/overview of the basic concepts with great working examples.
The author’s easy-to-understand language helps all types of readers understand readers from beginners to more advanced students. It involves a significant number of exercises and lengthy programming projects. It also includes extensive revisions and updates.
HTML5 in Action provides a complete introduction to web development using HTML5. It explores the HTML5 specification through real-world examples and code samples. This book focuses on the new HTML5 features and assumes that you are familiar with standard HTML.
It’s a good book that gets you excited and HTML5, passages, or enough to refresh your skill set.
This is a very thorough book covering HTML & CSS. The client side coverage is excellent, including covering image editing and hosting companies. As long as you’re working with HTML5 and CSS3, this book is well worth the price and will stay in your library.