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I wanted to add a "Programmer Bookshelf" section to my CV but neither

[![alt desc][1][2]]

  [1]: image url
  [2]: amazon link


 <a href="amazon link"><img alt="alt desc" src="image url"></a>

Work when saved, despite working in the live preview


I currently have the following in my Background section:

<a href="http://www.pragprog.com/titles/tpp/the-pragmatic-programmer"><img alt="The Pragmatic Programmer" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41HXiIojloL._SY185.jpg"></a>
<a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0201485672"><img alt="Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21ZceZ5jBTL._BO2,204,203,200,35,-76_SY240.jpg"></a>
<a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Design-Everyday-Things-DA-Norman/dp/0262640376"><img alt="The Design of Everyday Things" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/419AvyCIVTL._SY185.jpg"></a>
<a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0596517742/?tag=sollc-gb-20"><img alt="JavaScript: The Good Parts" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41bum-QsrNL._BO2,204,203,200_SY185.jpg"></a>
<a href="http://www.sensible.com/dmmt.html"><img alt="Don’t Make Me Think!" src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/4189W8B2NXL._SY185.jpg"></a>

but on http://careers.stackoverflow.com/sam-hasler it's rendered as:

            <div class=""> 
                <div class="statement"><p><a href="http://www.pragprog.com/titles/tpp/the-pragmatic-programmer" rel="nofollow"></a> 
<a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0201485672" rel="nofollow"></a> 
<a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Design-Everyday-Things-DA-Norman/dp/0262640376" rel="nofollow"></a> 
<a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0596517742/?tag=sollc-gb-20" rel="nofollow"></a> 
<a href="http://www.sensible.com/dmmt.html" rel="nofollow"></a></p> 
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I think that fancy quote in the Don't is highly suspect -- and we require a very specific order of src="" then alt="" if you're going to use <a> links. –  Jeff Atwood Feb 8 '10 at 23:51
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Works OK for me, confirmed on careers (although here is the same, because careers and SO have the same code paths). I think your syntax is slightly wrong, though.



<a href="http://google.com">
<img src="http://www.google.com/intl/en_ALL/images/logo.gif" alt="TEH GOGLES!">

[![THE GOGLES!][1]][2]

[1]: http://www.google.com/intl/en_ALL/images/logo.gif
[2]: http://google.com
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That is the syntax I tried, got it wrong when typing up the question. Do a view source on careers.stackoverflow.com/sam-hasler and look at the Background section, there's a load of links to books there missing images. See the update on the question for what I have in edit. –  Sam Hasler Feb 8 '10 at 23:42
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