Teenagers Interested in Learning HTML-You will like this Book

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Information Technology can be intimidating even when the desire is there, but then you look at the source code of an average web page.  For instance, with a web browser (I’m using Firefox), right click on this webpage to show a menu and select ‘view page source’.  Just scroll down the window that pops up. What do you see? Now place yourself in someone else’s shoes seeing this for the first time.  (A few have just left this site to learn something easier, like rocket science.)

Well, I’m glad you stuck around. If you want to learn HTML in an easy and fun setting read on!

A Teen’s Guide to Creating Web Pages and Blogs

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A Teen’s Guide to Creating Web Pages and Blogs was first published in 2004 titled Kid’s guide to creating web pages for home and school and later republished under the present title in 2009.

This book is filled with examples and screen shots; and yet, it is compact enough to have you creating your own web pages with confidence within hours to 1 week if you are on summer break. (Smile)

The co-writers of this book will remind you of that favorite teacher who deserves a gift of an apple… *Oops, wrong time period.* That favorite teacher, you gave a high five! *Huh? Wrong again.*

All the same, tell your favorite teacher you appreciate them. Fair enough? When you read this book teenagers, it should take the scare out of HTML and even JAVA.

Background of the Writers

These are snapshots from history for the following 3 writers of A Teen’s Guide to Creating Web Pages and Blogs. Assuredly, likely they have learned and engaged in more activities since then.

Benjamin Selfridge .

Subjects of interest

  • Attended Bard College
  • Mathematics
  • Computer science
  • Psychology.

He is also a talented piano player and composer, and an avid listener of classical, jazz, and rock music. His other interests include skiing, movies, and reading out-of-the-ordinary fiction and Shakespeare.

Motivation for this bookWhen Ben was 11, his friends sparked his interest in creating Web pages.

Peter Selfridge

Subjects of interest

He has a Ph.D. in computer science and worked at Bell Labs and AT&T Labs for 19 years as a research scientist.

He currently works for a small science and engineering company near Washington, D.C. and advises the government on technology issues. He continues to do occasional hands-on programming (Java, mostly). When not working, Peter enjoys being a parent to his older children, Benjamin and Lauren, as well as hiss two new children, Sarah and Andrew. When time permits, he enjoys skiing, playing the acoustic guitar, and hiking.

Jennifer Osburn

Subjects of interest

She is a graduate student and instructional assistant at Texas State University, where she teaches undergraduate English and film classes. She is a future technical communicator whose interests include technology and education.

Hope this helps you young men and women in your endeavors to understand HTML.

G’day

Author

James Lynch

POCBOOKS.COM “If something you read changes your life, it becomes your reality.” The author of the Product of Culture Trilogy James is also an Information Technology Professional and Consultant "Whether a person is aware of it or not, like technology, everything has an answer. You can't be afraid to ask questions, You just may receive what you have been looking for!"

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