On Mon, 25 Feb 2002 [EMAIL-REMOVED] wrote:
> 1. What "top" books would you suggest for me to learn CSS?
At the risk of sounding like a suck-up, let me suggest:
Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide
by Eric A. Meyer
It's one of the few books that lives up to the "Definitive Guide" moniker
It's also one of the few books that I've bought where I didn't finish it
and go "Well I could have told you 90% of that". It's on my desk now, as
opposed to on the shelf with a lot of other books.
> 2. I decided I must come out of the dark ages and learn CSS, DHTML, ASP,
> PHP, SQL and JS. Now I'm pondering, "In what order?"
Write XHTML strict and your pages will be long lasting for a number of
You will need CSS to do decent XHTML
PHP and SQL also go hand in hand.
> CSS seemed a good place to start. I have never taken a class and have
> been self-taught using good books. I welcome all comments.
I'll take that last sentence as sincere and give you what it clearly
good, clean, validated XHTML+CSS that can be read by any
If you are trying to market your skills to potential customers, than
having a wide array of knowledge might be good, but I'd still focus on the
order above. You can write XHTML without your client even knowing the
Timothy J. Luoma ~ http://www.tntluoma.com ~ Apprentice Webdesigner
"veni, vidi, validatio." (I came, I saw, I validated)
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