XHTML by Example explains the differences in syntax between HTML and XHTML, and the concept of well-formedness, which is underused in HTML but crucial and required in XHTML. Further coverage includes: Authoring guidelines for a smooth transition to XHTML, XML DTDs and Schemas, and how they relate to XHTML, How XHTML modularization provides content to non-traditional browsers such as Palm devices, pagers, and cell phones, Adding custom XHTML modules to standard XHTML, XHTML document profiling, and Plans for XHTML 1.1. The final chapters cover advanced features, including Extended Forms, XHTML Basic, and Profiling content for different types of browsers. As a member of the W3C XHTML working group, Ann can quickly add appropriate coverage for each of these at the time of publication.
Ann Navarro has published many previous books on web development, including HTML By Example. Ann is a principal architect of the XHTML language as a member of the W3Cs HTML Working Group, composed of 18 acknowledged experts in the HTML world. As such, her experience with the language is unrivaled. She will be able to provide insight into the decisions made during the development of XHTML, and provide a look ahead at the work in progress within the group as the book goes to press.