Beginning Web Development

Ian Lloyd's book "Build Your Own Website The Right Way Using HTML & CSS" is the best book to learn about building a website from the ground up. In my opinion, Ian does a very good job explaining the details of how to not just build a website but build it right.

Yes Ian, you hit the nail on the head. Not too long ago we at Avallo hired a graphic designer but needed a graphic designer slash web designer. Instead of hiring another student straight out of college, we decided to experiment and handed her your book. A week later she was laying out websites the right way (your way), with no prior knowledge. I was amazed at how fast she absorbed the material. In short, the experiment worked! I am very pleased with this book and as far as I'm concerned it is the only way to get into the field the right wa