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CSS: Spacing and Areas

SS is an integral part of the future of the Web. You’ll need it in your toolkit sooner rather than later. It is particularly important with the advent of XML.

Optimizing the Graphics File

he first place to start is by saving your graphics file in a Web-ready way.The way you save a graphics file for print use and the way you save it

XML Reference

agging an XML document is, in many ways, similar to tagging an HTML document. Here are some of the most important guidelines to follow.Rule #1: Remember the XML declarationThis declaration


alid XML documents follow a set of rules defined in a associated DTD. This Document Type Definition defines elements, attributes, and relationships between elements. DTDs are saved in an ascii

Audio QuickStart: Why Use Sound?

ound adds a whole other dimension to a Web site. It can add mood, meaning, tone, and understanding. Until recently, sound has been perceived as too “high bandwidth” for most

Inserting Audio

he following sections discuss linking to sound files, embedding sound files, autoplaying sounds, adding background sound, and using JavaScript to insert audio. We’ll continuously update and add more ways of

JavaScript QuickStart: What Is JavaScript?

irst, a formal description: JavaScript is an object-oriented scripting language that lets you build interactions between page content, the state of the browser, and the actions of the reader. In

HTML QuickStart

his area is pretty straightforward. We take you through the key steps needed for creating a basic HTML page. Aren’t familiar with a term? If it is highlighted, click on

Designing with Sound

n this section, we discuss sound as a design element, and we explore some of the issues and considerations regarding sound on your Web site. The Audio Experience considers audio