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What people are saying about CSS Cookbook

""Christopher's fantastic cookbook will give you solutions to pretty much all of the CSS problems you'll come up against in your day-to-day web design work, saving you bags of time and frustration. This guy is one of the industry's brightest minds — he really knows his stuff.""

--Chris Mills, Opera Software

Learn how to solve the real problems you face with CSS. This cookbook offers hundreds of practical examples for using CSS to format your web pages, and includes code samples you can use right away. You'll find exactly what you need, from the basics to complex hacks and workarounds.

Each recipe explains how to customize a solution to meet your needs, and each chapter features a sample design that showcases the topics discussed. You'll learn about the behavior of the latest browsers-including IE 8, Firefox 3, Safari 4, and Google Chrome-and how you can resolve differences in the ways they display your web pages. Arranged in a convenient format for quick reference, this third edition is a valuable companion for anyone working with CSS.

  • Learn the basics, such as the CSS rule structure
  • Work with web typography and page layout
  • Create effects for images and other page elements
  • Learn techniques for configuring lists, forms, and tables
  • Design effective web navigation and create custom links
  • Get creative by combining CSS with JavaScript
  • Learn useful troubleshooting techniques
  • Explore features of HTML5 and CSS3

Book News Annotation:

This resource for intermediate-level web designers and developers offers a collection of CSS-based solutions and code samples for solving common web design problems. Each chapter features a sample design illustrating the topics discussed. To get the most from the book, readers should be able to edit HTML and CSS by hand. Schmitt is a member of the Education Task Force for the Web Standards Project. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Books on web design and development remain hot property. In 2008, books in this category garnered $44.3 million in revenue, and $14.2 million through April 2009. O'Reilly owns 25% of this market, with top-selling books such as Head First HTML with CSS and XHTML (9780596101978) and Learning PHP & MySQL (9780596514013).

Synopsis:

Gives readers a quick answer to ""How do I make it look like THAT?"" in today's ever-more complicated web development world. This book is a must-have companion for web designers and developers, regardless of their experience with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Updated for the latest web browsers and CSS specification, the third edition offers web authors an extensive collection of usable code for solving hundreds of common style sheet problems.

About the Author

Christopher Schmitt is the founder of Heat Vision, a small new media publishing and design firm, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. An award-winning Web designer who has been working with the Web since 1993, he interned for both David Siegel and Lynda Weinman in the mid '90s while he was an undergraduate at Florida State University.  He earned a Masters degree in Communication for Interactive and New Communication Technologies while obtaining a graduate certificate in Project Management from FSU's College of Communication.

Table of Contents

ForewordPrefaceChapter 1: Using HTML BasicsChapter 2: CSS BasicsChapter 3: Web TypographyChapter 4: ImagesChapter 5: Page ElementsChapter 6: ListsChapter 7: Links and NavigationChapter 8: FormsChapter 9: TablesChapter 10: Designing Web Pages for PrintingChapter 11: Page LayoutsChapter 12: Hacks, Workarounds, and TroubleshootingChapter 13: Designing with CSSChapter 14: Interacting with JavaScriptResourcesCSS 2.1 Properties and Proprietary ExtensionsCSS 2.1 Selectors, Pseudo-Classes, and Pseudo-ElementsCSS3 Selectors and Pseudo-ClassesStyling of Form ElementsColophon

Product Details

ISBN:
9780596155933
Author:
Schmitt, Christopher
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Foreword by:
Cederholm, Dan
Foreword:
Cederholm, Dan
Subject:
Web - Page Design
Subject:
Programming Languages - HTML
Subject:
Programming Languages - JavaScript
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Web sites -- Design.
Subject:
Cascading style sheets
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Internet-HTML
Subject:
CSS;browser HTML box model selector style formatting centering column background image list table menu form print cascading style sheets web design
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Subject:
CSS;HTML;background;box model;browser;centering;column;form;formatting;image;list;menu;print;selector;style;table
Edition Description:
Third Edition,New edition
Series:
Animal Guide
Publication Date:
20091231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
732
Dimensions:
9.3 x 7 x 1.6 in 2.08 lb

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Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » HTML
Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » Javascript
Computers and Internet » Internet » Application Development
Computers and Internet » Internet » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » HTML
Computers and Internet » Internet » Information
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web » Site Design

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"Synopsis" by , Books on web design and development remain hot property. In 2008, books in this category garnered $44.3 million in revenue, and $14.2 million through April 2009. O'Reilly owns 25% of this market, with top-selling books such as Head First HTML with CSS and XHTML (9780596101978) and Learning PHP & MySQL (9780596514013).
"Synopsis" by ,
Gives readers a quick answer to ""How do I make it look like THAT?"" in today's ever-more complicated web development world. This book is a must-have companion for web designers and developers, regardless of their experience with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Updated for the latest web browsers and CSS specification, the third edition offers web authors an extensive collection of usable code for solving hundreds of common style sheet problems.
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