Information on Learning Web Languages

I know HTML fairly will, but I would like to know it better and
learn HTML and XHTML to advanced XML, XSL, CSS. I know some of the above, I have learn them with just hit and miss.

Can some one gave me some books that would start from
HTML and take me though XHTML to advanced XML, XSL, CSS.

I have some books on the above subject, but I have found that they are not ones that come down to the average reader and beginner. They start off fine but start refering to thing that a person haven't even study as yet. It  is like the author get bored and forgets that you haven't come to that part. yet.

I am not much of read and studing online, I would rather have the books and read them.

Thank you for you help.
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Hi Starview,

HTML & XHTML: The Complete Reference: This is by far the best reference for all you have mentioned above in my opinion ...

If you're finding the XML a little daunting as you work through The Complete reference, then the first link below seems to be a good recent book, though I used XML for the WWW (2nd link below), but this may be a little dated now:

XML: Weekend Crash course...

XML for the world wide web...

You never mentioned JavaScript in your question, but if you use CSS you will want to use JavaScript to modify it, and the following book will help you to do that...

DHTML and CSS for the world wide web

Digest this lot and you'll be a guru in no time :)

Hope this helps


Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
starviewAuthor Commented:
Thank you for the information.
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Web Languages and Standards

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.