Build Your Own Website

A Comic Guide to HTML, CSS, and WordPress

Author: Nate Cooper

Publisher: No Starch Press


Category: Computers

Page: 264

View: 375

Build Your Own Website is a fun, illustrated introduction to the basics of creating a website. Join Kim and her little dog Tofu as she learns HTML, the language of web pages, and CSS, the language used to style web pages, from the Web Guru and Glinda, the Good Witch of CSS. Once she figures out the basics, Kim travels to WordPress City to build her first website, with Wendy, the WordPress Maven, at her side. They take control of WordPress® themes, install useful plugins, and more. As you follow along, you’ll learn how to: * Use HTML tags * Make your site shine with CSS * Customize WordPress to fit your needs * Choose a company to host your site and get advice on picking a good domain name The patient, step-by-step advice you’ll find in Build Your Own Website will help you get your website up and running in no time. Stop dreaming of your perfect website and start making it!

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Sports

Author: Carla Mooney

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 104

View: 393

Whether a reader’s interests are in playing sports, coaching, or simply sharing a sports experience with others, he or she will find a find a foothold in this extensive career guide. There are many, many career options within the field of sports, and, as this title will show readers, several of them don’t require higher education. This guide breaks down these options, offering a long list of online and offline resources for the determined career seeker and several first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Build an HTML5 Game

A Developer's Guide with CSS and JavaScript

Author: Karl Bunyan

Publisher: No Starch Press


Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 152

If you already have even basic familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you’re ready to learn how to build a browser-based game. In Build an HTML5 Game, you’ll use your skills to create a truly cross-platform bubble-shooter game—playable in both desktop and mobile browsers. As you follow along with this in-depth, hands-on tutorial, you’ll learn how to: –Send sprites zooming around the screen with JavaScript animations –Make things explode with a jQuery plug-in –Use hitboxes and geometry to detect collisions –Implement game logic to display levels and respond to player input –Convey changes in game state with animation and sound –Add flair to a game interface with CSS transitions and transformations –Gain pixel-level control over your game display with the HTML canvas The programming starts right away in Chapter 1—no hemming and hawing, history, or throat clearing. Exercises at the end of each chapter challenge you to dig in to the bubble shooter’s code and modify the game. Go ahead. Take the plunge. Learn to create a complete HTML5 game right now and then use your newfound skills to build your own mega-popular, addictive game.