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CSS Artistry: The Collected Andy Clarkeby Andy Clarke
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“Andy Clarke has an uncanny ability to make you reconsider what you know and wonder why you hadn’t always done it his way.” — Dave Shea, creator of the CSS Zen Garden
And it’s those uncanny abilities that make this Master Class—one-on-one instruction from Andy Clarke on camera, coupled with his bestselling full-color book containing hundreds more visual examples—the best way to absorb Andy’s amazing techniques and best practices for Web design.
The book and workshop DVD-ROM deliver the ultimate CSS learning experience for intermediate to advanced Web designers looking to create beautiful and accessible designs. Inside you’ll find:
• Proven techniques for creating inspiring designs that use lean, semantic markup and CSS
• Numerous examples that use a visual approach to explain coding techniques
• The latest advances in Web design, including the emerging CSS3 specification
• A new design workflow for building successful prototypes and effective grids that works well for all team members
• Instruction on advanced topics including typography, microformats, advanced CSS selectors, CSS3 modules, and layout techniques that employ floats, positioning, and margins
• Inspiration from leading designers who embrace Web standards in their own work
• Example files included so you can follow along
Total running time: 2 hours, 34 minutes
This book and workshop DVD-ROM deliver the ultimate CSS learning experience for intermediate to advanced Web designers looking to create beautiful and accessible designs. This set includes Clarke's bestselling book with hundreds more visual examples.
The best-selling book, Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design, and the training video, Inspired CSS: Styling for a Beautiful Web DVD, are packaged together in this exception bundle.
In Transcending CSS: The Fine Art Of Web Design (New Riders), renowned designer and author Andy Clarke demonstrates how visual designers can create inspiring designs that use semantic markup and CSS. Using numerous world-class designs as examples, he walks users through a new design workflow, showing them how to build successful prototypes, effective grids, and meaningful markup. Designers learn how to use XHTML, CSS, and other Web-standards technologies, including advances in new browsers and the emerging CSS3 specification.
In Inspired CSS: Styling for a Beautiful Web DVD, Andy follows up on the core principles of transcendent CSS and takes readers even further along the path to creating beautiful and accessible Web sites using minimal, semantic markup. He explains advanced topics including typography, microformats, advanced CSS selectors, layout techniques that employ floats, positioning and margins, and CSS3. Throughout the video, Andy demonstrates these concepts using examples from a fictitious Web site he created. Files are included so you can follow along.
Table of Contents
Transcending CSS: The Fine Art of Web Design
Chapter One: Designing on a Moving Surface
Chapter Two: Visualizing Code
Chapter Three: Design Workflow
Chapter Four: Progressive Enhancement
Appendix I: Recommended resources for continued success
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