Lawrence Technological University
College of Arts and Science
Department of Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Introduction to C, MCS 1142
HTML for the busy student
Everything you need to know about HyperText Markup Language can learned
in three easy steps
- Using the View | Source from the browser's menu, copy the
HTML from a text Web page (like any on this site). Use this page as
- Read Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing, Chapter 5
Program HTML in 21 Minutes by Philip Greenspun. While reading
Chapter 5, don't miss the paragraph that begins "
Everything important about Web design is on pages 146 to 149
of Edward Tufte's Visual Explanations." The summary there is
essential reading for a student of information sciences.
- Refer to HTML 4 for the World Wide Web, 4th edition, by
Elizabeth Castro (Peachpit Press Visual Quickstart Guide), as needed.
Revised January 4, 2003