• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other Pie Elite all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Ron McLeod
  • Tim Cooke
  • Liutauras Vilda
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
Sheriffs:
  • Paul Clapham
  • Rob Spoor
  • Junilu Lacar
Saloon Keepers:
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Tim Holloway
  • Piet Souris
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:

HTML Books for a Beginner

 
Greenhorn
Posts: 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi everyone, who can tell me if it's easy to learn HTML on my own and if there are any books more suitable for a beginner.

Any feedback is appreciated.

Thanks
 
Sheriff
Posts: 67693
173
Mac Mac OS X IntelliJ IDE jQuery TypeScript Java iOS
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Basic HTML is pretty easy to learn.

But to create fully functioning and styled pages also takes JavaScript and CSS. Those subjects can get deep pretty quickly. But almost any book targeted at novices can get you started.

(Historical note: I originally learned HTML around 1990 from the 1st edition of the HTML For Dummies book.)
 
Bear Bibeault
Sheriff
Posts: 67693
173
Mac Mac OS X IntelliJ IDE jQuery TypeScript Java iOS
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
P.S. Make sure that whatever book you choose is current with coverage of HTML5.
 
Bear Bibeault
Sheriff
Posts: 67693
173
Mac Mac OS X IntelliJ IDE jQuery TypeScript Java iOS
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
P.P.S XHTML is dead. Don't go there.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 82
1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hello,


rankly Speaking, I didn't learn HTML from a particular book, but I learn it from practicing online. Once you came to know about basic things about HTML then you just need to deploy it. And I don't think so we need to learn HTML, just start it with practice you will be good enough to draw basic structure of an HTML page within week.

I learned HTML from online portals.

For your reference I am sharing the links below.

Learn to code - for free
https://www.freecodecamp.org

W3Schools Online Web Tutorials

Above mentioned portals will help you learn html and also you can simultaneously run the code in there compiler itself.

Happy learning
 
Greenhorn
Posts: 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
W3Schools Online Web Tutorials helped me a lot. It is aright choice for a start!
Also, a lot of useful information can be found in the programmer forums
 
Greenhorn
Posts: 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Succinctly Series
Free Access to 170+ ebooks
https://www.syncfusion.com/succinctly-free-ebooks
 
Greenhorn
Posts: 10
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
these are few of the books for beginners

HTML & CSS: A Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners. ...
HTML: Beginners Guide to HTML to Master Your Web Designing. ...
Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5. ...
New Perspectives HTML5 and CSS3. ...
Learning Web Design. ...
HTML QuickStart Guide. ...
HTML5 Mastery. ...
Murach's HTML5 and CSS3.
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic