GDT::Books::Internet and WWW Book Recommendations

The Internet Book, 3rd Edition
* Author: Douglas Comer
* Level: introductory
* Prentice Hall, 2000, ISBN:  0-13-030852-8
* Comments: Comer is a CS Professor at Purdue University and
            he writes excellent books.
HTML and XHTML: The Definitive Guide (5th Edition)
* Authors: Musciano and Kennedy
* Level: introductory/intermediate
* O'Reilly, 2002, ISBN:  0-596-00382-X
* Comments: 5th edition implies this is an up-to-date HTML reference. 
            The book covers all HTML/XHTML elements and explains how 
            each element works and how it interacts with other elements.
Dynamic HTML: The Definitive Reference
* Author:  Danny Goodman
* Level: intermediate
* O'Reilly, 1998, ISBN: 1-56592-494-0
* Comments:  This book provides a complete reference for HTML, DHTML, 
             CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), browser document objects, 
             and JavaScript objects.
Cascading Style Sheets - Designing for the Web, 2nd Edition
* Authors: Håkon Wium Lie and Bert Bos 
* Level: intermediate/advanced
* Addison-Wesley, 1999, ISBN: 0-201-59625-3
* Comments:  The authors of this book are the primary forces behind
             the development (i.e. standardization) of CSS.  They are
             both members of the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).
JavaScript Bible 3rd Edition
* Author: Danny Goodman
* Level: intermediate
* IDG Books, 1998, ISBN: 0-7645-3188-3
* Comments:  This book has a foreward by Brendan Eich, JavaScript's
             creator.  Goodman has a friendly writing style and he
             spends time on the Document Object Model.  There are 
             a lot of bad JavaScript books out there so be careful.
CGI Programming on the World Wide Web 2nd Edition
* Author: Shishir Gundavaram
* Level: intermediate/advanced
* O'Reilly, 2000, ISBN: 1-56592-419-3
* Comments:  The first edition of this book was probably the first 
             good book published about CGI.  Since the CGI has be 
             relatively stable, it is still an excellent reference 
             given its age.  The book is loaded with examples that 
             use the Perl programming language. The 2nd edition
             improves nicely on the 1st edition.
How to Set Up and Maintain a Web Site
* Author: Lincoln Stein
* Level: intermediate/advanced
* Addison Wesley, 1997, ISBN: 0-201-63462-7
* Comments:  This book's author, Lincoln Stein, is a web and perl guru.
             The book is readable with numerous examples.  It tells you
             everything you need to build and maintain a web site;
             however, the book is getting old.
Purdue.edu::All Books by Douglas Comer