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Client Side Coding Books CSS & HTML Tips Rich Internet Application

Best and Newest HTML5 Books (and Some CSS3 Books)

HTML5 and CSS3 are becoming a reality. To be better prepared and armed with the latest technologies of the web so that we stay on the cutting edge when creating stuff, I have found some of the best book titles at Amazon about HTML 5 and CSS 3. Note that several of these books have not been released yet. You can pre-order and receive them when they are out.

Web Developers / Designers’ Books:

  1. Best HTML Books
  2. Best CSS Books
  3. Best JavaScript Books
  4. Best PHP Books
  5. Best MySQL Books
  6. Best Linux Books
  7. Best Apache Books (mod_rewrite Books)
  8. Best Web Hosting Books

HTML5: Up and Running

html 5 up and running

Here’s a godsend online book for learning HTML5 written by Mark Pilgrim as well.

HTML5: Designing Rich Internet Applications (Visualizing the Web)

HTML5 Designing Rich Internet Applications (Visualizing the Web)

Beginning HTML5 and CSS3: Next Generation Web Standards

Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 Next Generation Web Standards

Pro HTML5 Programming: Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development

Pro HTML5 Programming Powerful APIs for Richer Internet Application Development

Introducing HTML5 (Voices That Matter)

Introducing HTML5 (Voices That Matter)

Beginning iPhone Web Apps: HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for WebKit

Beginning iPhone Web Apps HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for WebKit

HTML5 Now: A Step-by-Step Video Tutorial for Getting Started Today (Voices That Matter)

HTML5 Now A Step-by-Step Video Tutorial for Getting Started Today (Voices That Matter)

HTML5 Straight to the Point: Using HTML5 with CSS3 and JavaScript

HTML5 Straight to the Point Using HTML5 with CSS3 and JavaScript

CSS3: Visual QuickStart Guide (5th Edition)

CSS3 Visual QuickStart Guide (5th Edition)

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Information Security LAMP Developer Books

Web Application Security Books (PHP, MySQL, Apache), the Best at Amazon

HTTP: The Definitive Guide Security may not make you but it sure can break you. As modern web applications become more and more complexed puzzles and filled with thousands of features catering to a spectrum of user preferences and tastes, the developers are burdened with ever-going responsibilities to keep them sound and safe. There are people (crackers) out there who are trying to make a name by breaking into your backyard or otherwise messing around in any way possible to make your day interesting. Your application or website is potentially vulnerable by simply being online. Everyone including innocent users can mess things up if yours is designed without security awareness. These books of web security are hand selected from Amazon that will get you a strong start on building secure websites applications and avoid being hacked. They are both new (published no more than 5 years ago) and well received (rated no less than 4/5 by the readers).

General Website / Web App Security

Web Security Testing Cookbook: Systematic Techniques to Find Problems Fast

 Web Security Testing Cookbook Systematic Techniques to Find Problems Fast

The Web Application Hacker’s Handbook: Discovering and Exploiting Security Flaws

The Web Application Hacker's Handbook Discovering and Exploiting Security Flaws

How to Break Web Software: Functional and Security Testing of Web Applications and Web Services

How to Break Web Software Functional and Security Testing of Web Applications and Web Services

Foundations of Security: What Every Programmer Needs to Know (Expert’s Voice)

Foundations of Security What Every Programmer Needs to Know (Expert's Voice)

PHP Security

Essential PHP Security

Essential PHP Security

Pro PHP Security

Pro PHP Security

Apache Security

Apache Security

Apache Security

Database / MySQL Security

The Database Hacker’s Handbook: Defending Database Servers

The Database Hacker's Handbook Defending Database Servers

MySQL Administrator’s Bible (Bible (Wiley))

MySQL Administrator's Bible (Bible (Wiley))

Other Security Related Books

Ajax Security

Ajax Security

Web Application Architecture: Principles, Protocols and Practices

Web Application Architecture Principles, Protocols and Practices

HTTP: The Definitive Guide

HTTP The Definitive Guide

To learn more about these specific areas and build better web applications, Amazon has the best PHP books, best MySQL books and best Apache Books.

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Client Side Coding Books CSS & HTML Tips Web Design Tips and Insights

Best CSS Books to Learn CSS Web Design

While HTML is the concrete of all web pages and websites, CSS is the spirit. It specifies the aesthetic aspect of all the web pages by design through presentation, conveying the ideas and sensations by visual languages. The first class of all web designers start with CSS.

These are some of the best CSS books out there reviewed indispensable for those who want to be a web designer or / and developer.

Web Developers / Designers’ Books:

  1. Best HTML Books
  2. Best CSS Books
  3. Best JavaScript Books
  4. Best PHP Books
  5. Best MySQL Books
  6. Best Linux Books
  7. Best Apache Books (mod_rewrite Books)
  8. Best Web Hosting Books

CSS: The Missing Manual

CSS The Missing Manual

CSS: The Definitive Guide

CSS The Definitive Guide

CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions, Second Edition

CSS Mastery Advanced Web Standards Solutions, Second Edition

Stylin’ with CSS: A Designer’s Guide (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)

Stylin' with CSS A Designer's Guide (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)

CSS Pocket Reference: Visual Presentation for the Web (Pocket Reference (O’Reilly))

CSS Pocket Reference Visual Presentation for the Web (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly))

Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns

Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns

The Ultimate CSS Reference

The Ultimate CSS Reference

Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design (Voices That Matter)

Transcending CSS The Fine Art of Web Design (Voices That Matter)

Beginning CSS Web Development: From Novice to Professional

Beginning CSS Web Development From Novice to Professional

Bulletproof Web Design: Improving flexibility and protecting against worst-case scenarios with XHTML and CSS (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)

Bulletproof Web Design Improving flexibility and protecting against worst-case scenarios with XHTML and CSS (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)

Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design

Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design

The Zen of CSS Design: Visual Enlightenment for the Web

The Zen of CSS Design: Visual Enlightenment for the Web

More Eric Meyer on CSS (Voices That Matter)

More Eric Meyer on CSS (Voices That Matter)

Designing with Web Standards (2nd Edition)

Designing with Web Standards (2nd Edition)

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Client Side Coding Books CSS & HTML Tips Web Design Tips and Insights

Best Books of HTML and XHTML to Learn How to Create Web Pages / Sites with HTML and CSS

HTML is the language of the Web and all websites are written in HTML (XHTML). To learn creating website, the first thing you will need to learn is HTML. Period.

Some of the selected books below are for beginners and some are for intermediary coders to consolidate your knowledge of HTML and CSS and practice along reading the books.

Web Developers / Designers’ Books:

  1. Best HTML Books
  2. Best CSS Books
  3. Best JavaScript Books
  4. Best PHP Books
  5. Best MySQL Books
  6. Best Linux Books
  7. Best Apache Books (mod_rewrite Books)
  8. Best Web Hosting Books

HTML, XHTML, and CSS, Sixth Edition (Visual Quickstart Guide)

HTML, XHTML, and CSS, Sixth Edition (Visual Quickstart Guide)

Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML

Head First HTML with CSS & XHTML

Build Your Own Web Site The Right Way Using HTML & CSS

Build Your Own Web Site The Right Way Using HTML & CSS

HTML, XHTML, and CSS All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))

HTML, XHTML, and CSS All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer Tech))

The Ultimate HTML Reference

The Ultimate HTML Reference

HTML and XHTML Pocket Reference (Pocket Reference (O’Reilly))

HTML and XHTML Pocket Reference (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly))

HTML A Beginner’s Guide (Beginner’s Guide (Osborne Mcgraw Hill))

HTML A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guide (Osborne Mcgraw Hill))

HTML & XHTML: The Complete Reference (Osborne Complete Reference Series)

HTML & XHTML The Complete Reference (Osborne Complete Reference Series)

Creating a Web Page with HTML: Visual QuickProject Guide

Creating a Web Page with HTML Visual QuickProject Guide

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Client Side Coding Books JavaScript Tips & Tutorials

Best JavaScript Books for Learning JavaScript Programming and Development

Thanks to the computer scientists who set the standards of JavaScript, in the arena of event programming and behavioral manipulations of windows and objects, it is the one programming script that is so powerful that you can virtually build any possible interactive applications with it.

That said, learning JavaScript to the mastery of it takes lots of time and practice. These are some JavaScript books I have selected from Amazon that may be a good guide to you when you are learning JavaScript front end programming.

Web Developers / Designers’ Books:

  1. Best HTML Books
  2. Best CSS Books
  3. Best JavaScript Books
  4. Best PHP Books
  5. Best MySQL Books
  6. Best Linux Books
  7. Best Apache Books (mod_rewrite Books)
  8. Best Web Hosting Books

JavaScript: The Good Parts

JavaScript: The Good Parts

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide

JavaScript The Definitive Guide

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (Wrox Programmer to Programmer)

Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (Wrox Programmer to Programmer)

JavaScript: A Beginner’s Guide, Second Edition, Third Edition

JavaScript A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition

Murach’s JavaScript and DOM Scripting (Murach: Training & Reference)

Murach's JavaScript and DOM Scripting (Murach: Training & Reference)

JavaScript(TM) Step by Step

JavaScript(TM) Step by Step 

Pro JavaScript Techniques

Pro JavaScript Techniques

JavaScript & DHTML Cookbook (2nd edition)

JavaScript & DHTML Cookbook (2nd edition)

Object-Oriented JavaScript: Create scalable, reusable high-quality JavaScript applications and libraries

Object-Oriented JavaScript Create scalable, reusable high-quality JavaScript applications and libraries

Pro JavaScript Design Patterns (Recipes: a Problem-Solution Ap)

Pro JavaScript Design Patterns (Recipes a Problem-Solution Ap)

Beginning JavaScript

Beginning JavaScript

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Apache Web Server Tutorials & Tips LAMP Developer Books

Best Books of Apache Web Server to Learn Apache and Use It

As the most popular web server for hosting websites, Apache is second to none. It thrives for a reason, that is, it’s versatile and adapts to all situations and answer to even the slightest demands of a website. Below are some books from Amazon about administering Apache that may give you a new perspective and upper hand in handling the web server.

Web Developers / Designers’ Books:

  1. Best HTML Books
  2. Best CSS Books
  3. Best JavaScript Books
  4. Best PHP Books
  5. Best MySQL Books
  6. Best Linux Books
  7. Best Apache Books (mod_rewrite Books)
  8. Best Web Hosting Books

Apache Cookbook: Solutions and Examples for Apache Administrators

Apache Cookbook Solutions and Examples for Apache Administrators

Apache 2 Pocket Reference: For Apache Programmers & Administrators (Pocket Reference (O’Reilly))

Apache 2 Pocket Reference For Apache Programmers & Administrators (Pocket Reference (O'Reilly))

Apache Security

Apache Security

Apache Administrator’s Handbook (Developer’s Library)

Apache Administrator's Handbook (Developer's Library)

Linux Apache Web Server Administration, Second Edition (Craig Hunt Linux Library)

Linux Apache Web Server Administration, Second Edition (Craig Hunt Linux Library)

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LAMP Developer Books SQL / MySQL Tips and Tutorials

Best MySQL Books to Learn MySQL Database Programming and Development (+ PHP Applications)

MySQL is by far the most popular and widespread database on the entire planet. It’s used in a wide array of industries and the Web is probably the most prominent scenario, websites database. Below are some hand selected books for you to learn MySQL: both database administration and database SQL programming, for both professionals and beginners.

Web Developers / Designers’ Books:

  1. Best HTML Books
  2. Best CSS Books
  3. Best JavaScript Books
  4. Best PHP Books
  5. Best MySQL Books
  6. Best Linux Books
  7. Best Apache Books (mod_rewrite Books)
  8. Best Web Hosting Books

MySQL Crash Course (Sams Teach Yourself in 10 Minutes)

MySQL Crash Course (Sams Teach Yourself in 10 Minutes)

High Performance MySQL: Optimization, Backups, Replication, and More

High Performance MySQL Optimization, Backups, Replication, and More

MySQL (4th Edition) (Developer’s Library)

MySQL (4th Edition) (Developer's Library)

Learning MySQL

Learning MySQL 

MySQL Cookbook

MySQL Cookbook

MySQL in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O’Reilly))

MySQL in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))

MySQL 5.0 Certification Study Guide (MySQL Press)

MySQL 5.0 Certification Study Guide (MySQL Press)

Pro MySQL (Expert’s Voice in Open Source)

Pro MySQL (Expert's Voice in Open Source)

PHP 6 and MySQL 5 for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide

PHP 6 and MySQL 5 for Dynamic Web Sites Visual QuickPro Guide

Understanding MySQL Internals

Understanding MySQL Internals

Web Database Applications with PHP & MySQL, 2nd Edition

Web Database Applications with PHP & MySQL, 2nd Edition

MySQL Pocket Reference

MySQL Pocket Reference

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LAMP Developer Books PHP Tips & Tutorials

Best PHP Books for Learning PHP Development and Programming (with MySQL)

PHP is by far the most popular and easiest to use web programming language in the world. If your goal is to enter PHP programming and development as a novice beginner and start from the very basics, these books are reviewed the best by actual readers. Some of the books contain chapters dealing with MySQL, the most popular database system in the world that is usually combined with PHP to create websites or web applications.

Update: I have also hand picked a few PHP security books for people who develop web applications.

Web Developers / Designers’ Books:

  1. Best HTML Books
  2. Best CSS Books
  3. Best JavaScript Books
  4. Best PHP Books
  5. Best MySQL Books
  6. Best Linux Books
  7. Best Apache Books (mod_rewrite Books)
  8. Best Web Hosting Books

Beginning PHP and MySQL: From Novice to Professional, Third Edition (Beginning from Novice to Professional)

Beginning PHP and MySQL From Novice to Professional, Third Edition (Beginning from Novice to Professional)

PHP and MySQL Web Development (4th Edition) (Developer’s Library)

PHP and MySQL Web Development (4th Edition) (Developer's Library)

Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Dynamic Websites

Learning PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Dynamic Websites

Wicked Cool PHP: Real-World Scripts That Solve Difficult Problems

Wicked Cool PHP Real-World Scripts That Solve Difficult Problems

PHP 6 and MySQL 5 for Dynamic Web Sites: Visual QuickPro Guide

PHP 6 and MySQL 5 for Dynamic Web Sites Visual QuickPro Guide

Programming PHP

Programming PHP

Head First PHP & MySQL

Head First PHP & MySQL

PHP Cookbook (Cookbooks (O’Reilly))

PHP Cookbook (Cookbooks (O'Reilly))

Practical Web 2.0 Applications with PHP

Practical Web 2.0 Applications with PHP

Web Database Applications with PHP & MySQL, 2nd Edition

Web Database Applications with PHP & MySQL, 2nd Edition

PHP Object-Oriented Solutions

PHP Object-Oriented Solutions

PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice, Second Edition

PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice, Second Edition