Category: Book Resources

  • Ugly Amazon Ads

    Apologies to anyone seeing ugly Amazon ads in this site. I’m using their affiilate program to highlight web programming books and sometimes Amazon delivers hideous flash ads that are not related to the books. If this continues, I will remove them permanently. I didn’t sign up for ugly flash ads. You should be seeing the […]

  • CSS Mastery – Advanced Web Standards Solutions – Book Review

    Don’t let the title of Andy Budd’s recently released book, CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions, fool you. Yes, it is filled with advanced CSS information; but it isn’t just for the advanced programmers. I bought this book with the hope of learning some of Andy Budd’s positioning, descendent selectors, and cross-browser techniques. I didn’t […]

  • Color Schemer and other online color palette tools

    I’ve been using Color Schemer for several years. It’s a simple tool that allows you to find complementary and harmonious colors for your web site. I didn’t have the bookmark on this computer and did a search for it. Openmodo has a great collection of online color palette tools. When you need to choose a […]

  • Book Review: HTML and XHTML: The Definitive Guide

    HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide, an essential resource book for web programmers.

  • DHTML Utopia – book review

    This is a difficult book to read for non-javascript programmers. If you are more comfortable with HTML and CSS, I’d recommend reading Jeremy Keith’s DOM Scripting first. Keith explains the theories behind this book. That said, I did learn enough from DHTML Utopia to not look like a complete idiot during my job interview with […]