Teach Yourself HTML5 in 24 Hours

Beginning HTML5

Force a Download with HTML5

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HTML5 is the greatest version of HTML ever! (Well, at least until the next awesome version comes out). I just learned how trivially easy it is to force downloads with HTML5. I was just trying to force a download of a PDF file because the customers need to sign it and send it back and

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Learning HTML & CSS LiveLessons

A Busy Week

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I spent the last week working on two projects: the “Learning HTML and CSS Livelessons” and editing the Sams Teach Yourself Bootstrap in 24 Hours book. It was both one of the most fun weeks I’ve ever spent and also one of the scariest (at least at first). I have never been in front of

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HTML5 Cheat Sheet

HTML5 Cheat Sheet

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I built an HTML5 cheat sheet for myself, so that I could make sure that my tag libraries were up-to-date and so on. And then when I finished, I realized that this might be something you would like too. It is a PDF file listing all the HTML5 elements, what they are and whether they are

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HTML5 Allows Tables for Layout

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If Someone Tells You That is Invalid, They are Incorrect I’ve been writing HTML since 1995, and in that time various techniques and tools have come in and out of style. But one that has been especially troublesome is the idea of using tables for web page layout. Back in the late 1990s, there weren’t

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Still Here, but Busy

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Some people have wondered if I’m still around or maintaining this site (and the book) and I am, I’ve just been fairly busy. I hope to announce some exciting new things in the coming months, but in the meantime I can’t post as often. If you want to learn HTML, my book is a great place

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Teach Yourself HTML5 Zeen - Issue #2

Latest Zeen issue is now live

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I’ve posted the second issue of my HTML5 Zeen today. There are a few things that are wonky with the issue, most notably that Zeen says it’s “Issue #3” when it’s #2. But whatever. In this issue I show you some ways to get started with HTML5 if you haven’t already. Including the cover image

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8 Ways to Get Started with HTML5 Today

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HTML5 has been around for a few years now, and yet there are still a lot of people who are resistant to using it. But there are a number of aspects of HTML5 that you can start using today without any worries about compatibility whatsoever: The DOCTYPE <!doctype html> This is required in order to

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