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The best Beginner's HTML books ever
VNET reviews the best HTML how-to guides for beginners, including "HTML for Dummies", "The Complete Idiot's Guide to HTML", "HTML for Comatose Trauma Victims", "HTML for Illiterate Technophobes Holed Up in the Wilderness", "HTML for People who Scored Lower than 1000 on their SATs", "Webpage Design for Infants", and "The New Media Marketer's Guide to HTML (in Plain English without all that Technical Gobbledygook)".

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