By Rachel Andrew
This ebook got here a bit of as a unhappiness after I accomplished the superb Sitepoint e-book on uncomplicated HTML & CSS referred to as construct your individual site the appropriate means utilizing HTML & CSS, via Ian Lloyd.
The again web page of this booklet stated it'd be an instructional booklet, so I anticipated that most of the e-book might include tutorials, yet i used to be wrong.
This ebook does not appear to recognize which course it desires to cross:
a reference e-book, a concept publication, or an instructional book...so you get abit of everything.
1/3 of the e-book (7 chapters) covers concept: this part has no
workouts or tutorials in any respect, simply examples to seem at.
1/3 of the e-book covers the particular tutorials (3 chapters) the place you
construct a extra complicated website.
1/3 of the e-book is a reference section.
If i wished a reference ebook on CSS i'd have received an exact CSS reference book.
The comparable is going for theory.
Also, pay attention to typos, i've got chanced on numerous within the code.
On the plus facet, the writing has an analogous informal contact as many other
Sitepoint books. if you'd like transparent causes with no an excessive amount of technical fuss, then you definately will get pleasure from this book.
If you may have a performed a uncomplicated course/book on (X)HTML and CSS, similar to Ian Lloyd's e-book, then this ebook is an efficient continuation of your studying. It brings up extra complicated stuff.
But, when you are trying to find a hands-on booklet with plenty of workouts, this isn't the simplest publication for you.