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Professional CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design (Wrox Professional Guides)

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Professional CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, 2nd Edition

Focusing on the best-practices aspect of web development, this full-color book is revised to reflect the changes to cascading style sheets (CSS) development procedures since the first edition was published. Featuring examples from real-world web sites, each chapter provides easily digestible CSS tips and techniques that were used for a specific site. The chapters document the designer's process from start to finish and provide insight as to how the designers overcame each site's unique set of challenges as well as ways they would have done things differently.

Offering a hands-on look into designing standards-based, large-scale, professional-level CSS web sites, this unique book presents understandable solutions to common problems and offers an intelligible approach to effectively developing CSS-enabled designs at a professional level.

What you will learn from this book

  • Best practices for using XHMTL with CSS

  • How to orchestrate a new look and feel for a blog

  • The ins and outs of designing a site that is relied upon by millions of users

  • Techniques for including drop shadows, drop-down menus, and embedded Flash® content into a web site

  • Tips for tackling browser-compatibility issues as well as developing functional navigational structures

  • Ways to customize a web site through CSS coding

  • How to create HTML e-mail templates, basic HTML table layouts, and how CSS plays a role in both

  • The importance of grids and layouts in design

Who this book is for

This book is for web developers who are looking for a clear understanding of how to use CSS to create professional-level web sites.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

Synopsis:

Updated and revised to reflect changes to cascading style sheets (CSS) development procedures since the first edition was published, Professional CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, 2nd Edition offers a hands-on look at designing standards-based, large-scale, professional-level CSS web sites. Understand designers’ processes from start to finish and gain insight into how designers overcome a site’s unique set of challenges and obstacles. Become comfortable with solving common problems, learn the best practices for using XHMTL with CSS, orchestrate a new look for a blog, tackle browser-compatibility issues and develop functional navigational structures.

Table of Contents

1. Best Practices for XHTML and CSS.

2. Google's Blogger.com: Rollovers and Design Touches.

3. The Classic U.S. PGA Championship Web Site.

4. The University of Florida's UFL.edu.

5. Stuff and Nonsense Ltd.: Strategies for CSS Switching.

6. Adventures of CindyLi.com: Blog Modifications.

7. AIGA Cincinnati: HTML Email Templates.

8. Professional CSS Book Site: Using Transparent PNGs.

9. Building CSS Layouts.

Appendix A. HTML 4.01 Elements.

Appendix B. Rules for HTML-to-XHTML Conversion.

Appendix C. CSS 2.1 Properties.

Appendix D. CSS Troubleshooting Guide.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470177082
Subtitle:
Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design
Author:
Schmitt, Christopher
Author:
pher
Author:
Dominey, Todd
Author:
Li, Cindy
Author:
Schmitt, Christo
Publisher:
Wrox
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
Web - Page Design
Subject:
Web sites -- Design.
Subject:
Cascading style sheets
Subject:
Web Site Development / HTML
Subject:
Internet - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
Wrox Professional Guides
Publication Date:
May 2008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
301
Dimensions:
9.20x7.40x.70 in. 1.63 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Updated and revised to reflect changes to cascading style sheets (CSS) development procedures since the first edition was published, Professional CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, 2nd Edition offers a hands-on look at designing standards-based, large-scale, professional-level CSS web sites. Understand designers’ processes from start to finish and gain insight into how designers overcome a site’s unique set of challenges and obstacles. Become comfortable with solving common problems, learn the best practices for using XHMTL with CSS, orchestrate a new look for a blog, tackle browser-compatibility issues and develop functional navigational structures.
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