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Essential CSS & DHTML for Web Professionals (Essential Series for Web Professionals)
Synopses & Reviews
Today 95% of all Web users have browsers compatible with Cascading Style Sheets and Dynamic HTML. So now's the time to leverage these technologies to build sites that load faster and work better than ever. In this fully updated best-seller, a world-renowned Web developer helps you master CSS and DHTML—hands-on! You'll use CSS and DHTML to build real-world practice sites that sell products, educate visitors, display ads, present quizzes, and deliver sophisticated interactivity. Plus, the author provides code for handling Netcape 6's quirks. Best of all, the finished sites are on the Web—so you can reuse the code and see exactly how your pages should look and work!
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Learn CSS and DHTML fast--from real-world examples and a dynamic supporting Web site. This no-nonsense guide teaches CSS and DHTML in the context of building two Web sites that reflect the most common scenarios Web professionals encounter--a company selling products and educating visitors and the content site selling ads and subscriptions.
About the Author
DAN LIVINGSTON, founder of Wire Man Productions, is a leading-edge Web designer, serving clients such as Apple, Novell, Pacific Bell, and Landor. His sites, which have garnered awards from Yahoo! and USA Today, have been featured on CNN and praised by the Los Angeles Times.
Table of Contents
About the Author.
1. What Are CSS and DHTML?
What Is CSS? What Is DHTML? DHTML vs. Flash. Browser Hell. What You Need to Know Already.
2. CSS (Stylesheets).
Stylesheet Overview. What Classes Can Specify. Where to Set Styles and Classes. Linking to an External Stylesheet. Positioning Layers. Modifying HTML Tags.
3. The DHTML Begins.
Page Structure: The DOM. Cross-Browser Coding. Hiding and Displaying Layers. Full Secondary Navigation. Another Good Way.
4. Animating Layers.
The Task: Slide the Menus Away. Your First Animation.
5. Dragging Layers.
Planning. Dragging Basics. Dragging Code. The Whole Thing.
6. An Interactive Quiz.
7. Super-Size the Shelley Quiz.
Appendix A: CSS Style Attribute Reference.
Box Property Attributes. Color and Background Attributes. Classification Attributes. Font Attributes. Text Attributes. Position Attributes.
Appendix B: Miscellaneous References.
Good Web Resources. External Stylesheets. Positioning Attributes. Measurement Units. Colors.
Basic Objects. Operators. Control Statements. Global Functions. Statements.
Appendix D: Netscape Navigator 4 and Internet Explorer 4 DOM Reference.
A. Anchors. Applets. Area. Button. Checkbox. Document. Elements. Embeds. Event. FileUpload. Form. Forms. Frames. Hidden. History. Images. Links. Location. Navigator. Option. Password. Radio. Reset. Screen. Select. Submit. Text. Textarea. Window.
Appendix E: Internet Explorer 5+ and Netscape 6 DOM Quick Reference.
All HTML Elements. Specific HTML Tags and Objects.
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