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CSS3 (Missing Manuals)

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CSS3 lets you create professional-looking websites, but learning its finer points can be tricky—even for seasoned web developers. This Missing Manual shows you how to take your HTML and CSS skills to the next level, with valuable tips, tricks, and step-by-step instructions. Youll quickly learn how to build web pages that look great and run fast on devices and screens of all sizes.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Start with the basics. Write CSS3-friendly HTML, including the HTML5 tags recognized by todays browsers.
  • Apply real-world design. Format text, create navigation tools, and enhance pages with graphics.
  • Make your pages lively. Create eye-catching animations and give your visitors attractive tables and forms.
  • Take control of page layouts. Use professional design techniques such as floats and positioning.
  • Look great on any device. Craft websites that adapt to desktop, tablet, and mobile browsers.
  • Get advanced techniques. Use CSS3 more effectively and efficiently, and ensure that your web pages look good when printed.

Synopsis:

You can turn humdrum web sites into professional-looking destinations with the latest version of Cascading Style Sheets—if you know how to integrate CSS3 with your sites HTML. Enter CSS3: The Missing Manual. With crystal-clear explanations, real-world examples, and a dash of humor, this book helps you tap into the power of CSS3 to build new websites, upgrade existing sites, and prepare for mobile design.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Design like a pro. Learn how to think like a CSS designer when writing or editing your HTML.
  • Work quickly and efficiently. Develop timesaving CSS practices by following step-by-step tutorials.
  • Make your site stand out. Design elegant layouts by using CSS instead of HTML.
  • Go interactive. Add navigation bars and rollover links to guide visitors through your site.
  • Build your audience. Learn which CSS3 properties work in the latest browser versions.

About the Author

David Sawyer McFarland is president of Sawyer McFarland Media, Inc., a Web development and training company in Portland, Oregon. He's been building websites since 1995, when he designed an online magazine for communication professionals. He's served as webmaster at the University of California at Berkeley and the Berkeley Multimedia Research Center, and oversaw a complete CSS-driven redesign of Macworld.com. David is also a writer and trainer, and teaches in the Portland State University multimedia program. He wrote the bestselling Missing Manual titles on Adobe Dreamweaver, CSS, and JavaScript.

Table of Contents

The Missing CreditsIntroductionPart 1: CSS BasicsChapter 1: HTML for CSSChapter 2: Creating Styles and Style SheetsChapter 3: Selectors: Identifying What to StyleChapter 4: Saving Time with Style InheritanceChapter 5: Managing Multiple Styles: The CascadePart 2: Applied CSSChapter 6: Formatting TextChapter 7: Margins, Padding, and BordersChapter 8: Adding Graphics to Web PagesChapter 9: Sprucing Up Your Sites NavigationChapter 10: CSS Transforms, Transitions, and AnimationsChapter 11: Formatting Tables and FormsPart 3: CSS Page LayoutChapter 12: Introducing CSS LayoutChapter 13: Building Float-Based LayoutsChapter 14: Responsive Web DesignChapter 15: Positioning Elements on a Web PagePart 4: Advanced CSSChapter 16: CSS for the Printed PageChapter 17: Improving Your CSS HabitsPart 5: AppendixesCSS Property ReferenceCSS Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9781449325947
Author:
Mcfarland, David Sawyer
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
McFarland, David Sawyer
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Internet-HTML
Subject:
CSS;CSS3;Dreamweaver;FrontPage;HTML;HTML5;W3C;XHTML;cascading style sheets;web design;web page;webmaster;website
Subject:
Programming Languages - HTML, SGML, VRML, XML
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
650
Dimensions:
9.19 x 7 in

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You can turn humdrum web sites into professional-looking destinations with the latest version of Cascading Style Sheets—if you know how to integrate CSS3 with your sites HTML. Enter CSS3: The Missing Manual. With crystal-clear explanations, real-world examples, and a dash of humor, this book helps you tap into the power of CSS3 to build new websites, upgrade existing sites, and prepare for mobile design.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Design like a pro. Learn how to think like a CSS designer when writing or editing your HTML.
  • Work quickly and efficiently. Develop timesaving CSS practices by following step-by-step tutorials.
  • Make your site stand out. Design elegant layouts by using CSS instead of HTML.
  • Go interactive. Add navigation bars and rollover links to guide visitors through your site.
  • Build your audience. Learn which CSS3 properties work in the latest browser versions.

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