Programming the World Wide Web7th Edition
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For undergraduate students who have completed a course in object-oriented programmingProgramming the World Wide Web provides a comprehensive introduction to the tools and skills required for both client- and server-side programming, teaching students how to develop platform-independent sites using the most current Web development technology. Essential programming exercises are presented using a manageable progression: students begin with a foundational XHTML Web site and employ new languages and technologies to add features as they are discussed in the course. Readers with previous experience programming with an object-oriented language are guided through concepts relating to client-side and server-side programming.
2 Introduction to HTML/XHTML
3 Cascading Style Sheets
7 Introduction to XML
8 Introduction to Flash
9 Introduction to PHP
10 Introduction to Ajax
11 Java Web Software
12 Introduction to ASP.NET
13 Database Access through the Web
14 Introduction to Ruby
15 Introduction to Rails
Appendix A Introduction to Java
Appendix B Named Colors
- Client-side and server-side technologies are covered in two distinct sections, client-side in Chapters 2–7 and server-side in Chapters 8–16.
- Server-side technology is covered using Flash, Faces, Java servlets, and JSP, PHP, ASP.NET, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Rails 2.0, and Ajax.
- Building XHTML documents is presented in Chapter 5.
- Chapter 8 on Flash Programming includes examples of drawing graphics figures, animation using both motion and shape tweening, and adding a sound track on a movie.
- Chapter 10 on Ajax contains sections on return document forms, Ajax toolkits, and Ajax security.
- Chapter 11 on Java Web Programming includes sections on NetBeans, JavaBeans, and JavaServer Faces.
- Chapter 12 is a complete introduction to ASP.NET, beginning with a brief introduction to C# and continuing with discussions of ASP.NET controls and Web service construction with ASP.NET. It includes a section on ASP.NET Ajax and a brief introduction to Visual Studio 8.
- Chapter 13 covers Web access to relational databases, including SQL and MySQL, and Web access to databases using Perl, PHP, and Java JDBC.
- A brief, accessible Introduction to Java Appendix is included for C++ programmers, including coverage of Java applets, servlets, JSP, and JDBC.
- World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Validation Program: All of the markup documents in the book are valid on the W3C validation program.
Dr. Robert W. Sebesta is an Associate Professor Emeritus of computer science at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He received his PhD in computer science from Pennsylvania State University. His professional interests are the design and evaluation of programming languages, compiler design, and software-testing methods and tools. He is the author of Concepts of Programming Languages 10e.