Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, CEO of Deitel & Associates, Inc., has 40 years in the computing field including extensive industry and academic experience. He is one of the world's leading computer science instructors and seminar presenters. Dr. Deitel earned B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Boston University. He has 20 years of college teaching experience including earning tenure and serving as the Chairman of the Computer Science Department at Boston College before founding Deitel & Associates, Inc. with his son Paul J. Deitel. He is author or co-author of several dozen books and multimedia packages and is currently writing many more. With translations published in Japanese, Russian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, French, Polish, Italian and Portuguese, Dr. Deitel's texts have earned international recognition. Dr. Deitel has delivered professional seminars internationally to major corporations, government organizations and various branches of the military.
Paul J. Deitel, Executive Vice President of Deitel & Associates, Inc., is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management where he studied Information Technology. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc. he has delivered Internet and World Wide Web courses and programming language classes for industry clients including Compaq, Sun Microsystems, White Sands Missile Range, Rogue Wave Software, Stratus, Fidelity, Cambridge Technology Partners, Lucent Technologies, Adra Systems, Entergy, CableData Systems, NASA at the Kennedy Space Center, the National Severe Storm Laboratory, IBM and many other organizations. He has lectured on for the Boston Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery, and has taught satellite-based courses through a cooperative venture of Deitel & Associates, Inc., Prentice Hall and the Technology Education Network. He and his father, Dr. Harvey M. Deitel, are the world's best-selling Computer Science textbook authors.
Tem R. Nieto is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he studied engineering and computing. Through Deitel & Associates, Inc. he has delivered courses for industry clients including Sun Microsystems, Compaq, EMC, Stratus, Fidelity, Art Technology, Progress Software, Toys "R" Us, Operational Support Facility of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Nynex, Motorola, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Banyan, Schlumberger, University of Notre Dame, NASA, various military installations and many others. He has co-authored several books and multimedia packages with the Deitels and has contributed to virtually every Deitel & Associates, Inc. publication.
Preface. 1. Introduction to Computers and the Internet.
Introduction to the Internet Explorer 5.5 Web Browser. Connecting to the Internet. Internet Explorer 5.5 Features. Searching the Internet. Online Help and Tutorials. Keeping Track of Favorite Sites. File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Outlook Express and Electronic Mail. NetMeeting. MSN Messenger Service. Customizing Browser Settings.3. Photoshop (R) Elements (TM).
Introduction. Image Basics. Vector and Raster Graphics. Toolbox. Layers. Screen Capturing. File Formats: GIF and JPEG. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.4. Introduction to XHTML: Part 1.
Introduction. Editing XHTML. First XHTML Example. W3C XHTML Validation Service. Headers. Linking. Images. Special Characters and More Line Breaks. Unordered Lists. Nested and Ordered Lists. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.5. Introduction to XHTML: Part 2.
Introduction. Basic XHTML Tables. Intermediate XHTML Tables and Formatting. Basic XHTML Forms. More Complex XHTML Forms. Internal Linking. Creating and Using Image Maps. meta Elements. frameset Element. Nested framesets. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.6. Cascading Style Sheets (TM) (CSS).
Introduction. Object Referencing. Collections all and children. Dynamic Styles. Dynamic Positioning. Using the frames Collection. navigator Object. Summary of the DHTML Object Model.14. Dynamic HTML: Event Model.
Introduction. Event onclick. Event onload. Error Handling with onerror. Tracking the Mouse with Event onmousemove. Rollovers with onmouseover and onmouseout. Form Processing with onfocus and onblur. More Form Processing with onsubmit and onreset. Event Bubbling. More DHTML Events.15. Dynamic HTML: Filters and Transitions.
Introduction. Flip filters: flipv and fliph. Transparency with the chroma Filter. Creating Image masks. Miscellaneous Image filters: invert, gray and xray. Adding shadows to Text. Creating Gradients with alpha. Making Text glow. Creating Motion with blur. Using the wave Filter. Advanced Filters: dropShadow and light. Transitions I: Filter blendTrans. Transitions 11: Filter revealTrans.16. Dynamic HTML: Data Binding with Tabular Data Control.
Introduction. Simple Data Binding. Moving a Recordset. Binding to an img. Binding to a table. Sorting table Data. Advanced Sorting and Filtering. Data Binding Elements. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.17. Dynamic HTML: Structured Graphics ActiveX Control.
Introduction. Shape Primitives. Moving Shapes with Translate. Rotation. Mouse Events and External Source Files. Scaling. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.18. Dynamic HTML: Path, Sequencer and Sprite ActiveX Controls.
Introduction. DirectAnimation Path Control. Multiple Path Controls. Time Markers for Path Control. DirectAnimation Sequencer Control. DirectAnimation Sprite Control. Animated GIFs. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.19. Macromedia (R) Flash (TM): Building Interactive Animations.
Introduction. Flash TM Movie Development. Learning Flash with Hands-on Examples. Creating a Projector (.exe) File With Publish. Manually Embedding a Flash Movie in a Web Page. Creating Special Effects with Flash. Creating a Web-Site Introduction. ActionScript. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.20. Extensible Markup Language (XML).
Introduction. Structuring Data. XML Namespaces. Document Type Definitions (DTDs) and Schemas. XML Vocabularies. Document Object Model (DOM). DOM Methods. Simple API for XML (SAX). Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL). Microsoft BizTalk Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP). Internet and World Wide Web Resources.21. Web Servers (IIS, PWS and Apache).
Introduction. HTTP Request Types. System Architecture. Client-Side Scripting versus Server-Side Scripting. Accessing Web Servers. Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). Microsoft Personal Web Server (PWS). Apache Web Server. Requesting Documents. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.22. Database: SQL, MySQL, DBI and ADO.
Introduction. Relational Database Model. Relational Database Overview. Structured Query Language. MySQL. Introduction to DBI. ActiveX Data Objects (ADO). Internet and World Wide Web Resources.23. Wireless Internet and m-Business.
Introduction. M-Business. Identifying User Location. Wireless Marketing, Advertising and Promotions. Wireless Payment Options. Privacy and the Wireless Internet. International Wireless Communications. Wireless-Communications Technologies. WAP and WML. Phone Simulator and Setup Instructions. Creating WML Documents. WMLScript Programming. String Object Methods. Wireless Protocols, Platforms and Programming Languages. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.24. VBScript.
Introduction. Operators. Data Types and Control Structures. VBScript Functions. VBScript Example Programs. Arrays. String Manipulation. Classes and Objects. Operator Precedence Chart. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.25. Active Server Pages (ASP).
Introduction. How Active Server Pages Work. Setup. Active Server Page Objects. Simple ASP Examples. File System Objects. Session Tracking and Cookies. Accessing a Database from an Active Server Page. Server-Side ActiveX Components. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.26. Case Study: Active Server Pages and XML.
Introduction. Setup and Message Forum Documents. Forum Navigation. Adding Forums. Forum XML Documents. Posting Messages. Other Documents. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.27. Perl and CGI (Common Gateway Interface).
Introduction. Perl. String Processing and Regular Expressions. Viewing Client/Server Environment Variables. Form Processing and Business Logic. Server-Side Includes. Verifying a Username and Password. Using DBI to Connect to a Database. Cookies and Perl. Operator Precedence Chart. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.28. Python.
Introduction. Basic Data Types, Control Structures and Functions. Tuples, Lists and Dictionaries. String Processing and Regular Expressions. Exception Handling. Introduction to CGI Programming. Form Processing and Business Logic. Cookies. Database Application Programming Interface (DB-API). Operator Precedence Chart. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.29. PHP.
Introduction. PHP. String Processing and Regular Expressions. Viewing Client/Server Environment Variables. Form Processing and Business Logic. Verifying a Username and Password. Connecting to a Database. Cookies. Operator Precedence. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.30. Servlets: Bonus for Java (TM) Developers.
Introduction. Servlet Overview and Architecture. Handling HTTP get Requests. Handling HTTP get Requests Containing Data. Handling HTTP post Requests. Redirecting Requests to Other Resources. Session Tracking. Multi-tier Applications: Using JDBC from a Servlet. HttpUtils Class. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.31. JavaServer Pages: Bonus for Java (TM) Developers.
Introduction. JavaServer Pages Overview. A First JavaServer Page Example. Implicit Objects. Scripting. Standard Actions. Directives. Custom Tag Libraries. World Wide Web Resources.32. e-Business and e-Commerce.
Introduction. E-Business Models. Building an e-Business. e-Marketing. Online Payments. Security. Legal Issues. XML and e-Commerce. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.33. Multimedia: Audio, Video, Speech Synthesis and Recognition.
Introduction. Audio and Video. Adding Background Sounds with the bgsound Element. Adding Video with the img Element's dynsrc Property. Adding Audio or Video with the embed Element. Using the Windows Media Player ActiveX Control. Microsoft Agent Control. RealPlayerTM Plug-in. Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL). Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG). Internet and World Wide Web Resources.34. Accessibility.
Introduction. Web Accessibility. Web Accessibility Initiative. Providing Alternatives for Images. Maximizing Readability by Focusing on Structure. Accessibility in XHTML Tables. Accessibility in XHTML Frames. Accessibility in XML. Using Voice Synthesis and Recognition with VoiceXML. CallXML. JAWS for Windows. Other Accessibility Tools. Accessibility in Microsoft Windows 2000. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.Appendix A. XHTML Special Characters. Appendix B. Operator Precedence Chart. Appendix C. ASCII Character Set. Appendix D. Number Systems.
Introduction. Abbreviating Binary Numbers as Octal Numbers and Hexadecimal Numbers. Converting Octal Numbers and Hexadecimal Numbers to Binary Numbers. Converting from Binary, Octal, or Hexadecimal to Decimal. Converting from Decimal to Binary, Octal, or Hexadecimal. Negative Binary Numbers: Two's Complement Notation.Appendix E. XHTML Colors. Appendix F. Career Opportunities.
Introduction. Resources for the Job Seeker. Online Opportunities for Employers. Recruiting Services. Career Sites. Internet and World Wide Web Resources.Appendix G. Unicode (R).
Introduction. Unicode Transformation Formats. Characters and Glyphs. Advantages/Disadvantages of Unicode. Unicode Consortium's Web Site. Using Unicode. Character Ranges.Bibliography. Index.