Beginning CSS Web Development: From Novice to Professional
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:8/28/2006 - Apress
By: Simon Collison
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are one of the most important technologies on the web today. They give web developers the power to style their web sites so those sites are usable, compact, good looking, consistently displayable, and quick and efficient to change if so desired. There are many books out there on CSS, but Beginning CSS Web Development is different—it doesn't waste time discussing theory, and it delves straight into the practical matter. It provides you with what you need to know, faster. It is also completely up to date, covering the most modern CSS standards and design techniques. In addition to the essential CSS basics, this book covers advanced techniques like accessibility, hacks, and filters. The book concludes with a case study, and features a CSS reference section that allows you to look up required syntax as quickly as possible. Summary of Contents PART 1 - Get to Know CSS Getting Started Core Concepts of CSS CSS Building Blocks Text Color, Backgrounds, and Images Lists Links Tables and Definition Lists Forms PART 2 - Logical Layouts Layout Basics Classic Layouts Layout Manipulation The Journey from Layout to Template Usability and Accessibility Enhancements Tips, Tricks, and Troubles Case Study: The Dead Goods CSS Reference