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I'm looking to learn updated HTML/CSS in preparation for HTML5. Since I am new to this it's hard for me to know which websites are teaching old HTML coding styles and which are teaching the good one. Does anyone know of some websites that fit my criteria?

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We're looking for long answers that provide some explanation and context. Don't just give a one-line answer; explain why your answer is right, ideally with citations. Answers that don't include explanations may be removed. contains a bunch of good links. – Alistair Nov 7 '11 at 3:54
Here is a video tutorial at – user40210 Nov 8 '11 at 1:26

You can read the

Note: they are very similar documents.

The CSS3 introduction document is a great CSS3 navigation resource.

More "friendly" resources would be

You may also be interested in code based examples like

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+1 Kudos for suggesting the actual specification. I would also add Google's HTML, CSS, and Javascript from the Ground Up videos (non HTML5 specific), Mozilla Developer Network (for intermediate - advance stuff) and Learning jQuery as imho jQuery complements HTML5 perfectly. – Yannis Nov 7 '11 at 7:05
@YannisRizos jQuery :( I'd recommend you learn DOM4 and friends. – Raynos Nov 7 '11 at 12:14
@Poster , I guess Raynos has posted every possible link for your requirement and it seems the most prominent and perfect answer to your question – Pankaj Upadhyay Nov 8 '11 at 6:01

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