Here’s a revised reading list for those who want a leg up to the world of web pages.
- The authoritative and definitive source of information for is the World Wide Web Consortium (otherwise known as W3C). They discuss What is HTML, XHTML and CSS and the draft HTML5 specification.
- Head over to W3Schools for tutorials on HTML, XHTML, HTML5, CSS.
- ILoveJackDaniels.COM has moved on to AddedBytes. There, will find cheatsheets for CSS, HTML (as well as regexp, PHP and Python.
- The Web Design Group is still around with .CHM (Windows Help) and HTML format desktop references for HTML4 and CSS
- Discussions of ems vs pixels at the Web Developer Forum and a cited W3C font Tip for Webmasters and Big Baer's CSS Font Size explained - see also Jon Tan's Incredible Em & Elastic Layouts with CSS and About.Com's Using Points, Pixels, Ems or % for CSS Font Sizes
- Why you shouldn't click here and other W3C Quality Tips
- Colours on the web are indexed. See Big Baer's HTML Named Colours Reference.