Book Review: "How to Set Up and Maintain a Web Site" by Stein

Book Review: "How to Set Up and Maintain a Web Site" by Stein

Post by Rob Slad » Wed, 16 Jul 1997 04:00:00


"How to Set Up and Maintain a Web Site", Lincoln D. Stein, 1997, 0-201-63462-7,

%C   1 Jacob Way, Reading, MA   01867-9984
%D   1997
%G   0-201-63462-7
%I   Addison-Wesley Publishing Co.

%P   816
%T   "How to Set Up and Maintain a Web Site"

Having exhausted the need (and desire) for shopping lists of URLs
(Uniform Resource Locators) and documentation for Web browsers,
attention appears to have turned to the creation and care of Web
sites.  This seems to be a more useful exercise.  Having established
an Internet "presence" with Web pages, companies are now starting to
become interested in the functions that only full control of a site
can provide.  In addition, Web servers are the usual basic interface
for intranets, thus hitting two of the 90s hot topics at the same

Stein has produced a very solid and useful guide.  His explanations
are clear and correct.  The material included covers an introduction,
background concepts, installation of software, an overview of servers,
security, HTML, software tools, style, scripting, JavaScript, Java,
and available online references.  For current Web site uses, this
provides a thorough foundation.

copyright Robert M. Slade, 1997   BKHSUMWS.RVW   970119

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