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CSS Cookbook (Cookbooks)by Christopher Schmitt
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As the industry standard method for enriching the presentation of HTML-based web pages, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) allow you to give web pages more structure and a more sophisticated look. But first, you have to get past CSS theory and resolve real-world problems.
For those all-too-common dilemmas that crop up with each project, CSS Cookbook provides hundreds of practical examples with CSS code recipes that you can use immediately to format your web pages. Arranged in a quick-lookup format for easy reference, the second edition has been updated to explain the unique behavior of the latest browsers: Microsoft's IE 7 and Mozilla's Firefox 1.5. Also, the book has been expanded to cover the interaction of CSS and images and now includes more recipes for beginning CSS users. The explanation that accompanies each recipe enables you to customize the formatting for your specific needs. With topics that range from basic web typography and page layout to techniques for formatting lists, forms, and tables, this book is a must-have companion, regardless of your experience with Cascading Style Sheets.
""CSS Cookbook"" provides hundreds of practical examples with CSS code recipes that readers can use immediately to format their Web pages. Arranged in a quick-lookup format for easy reference, this second edition has been updated to explain the unique behavior of the latest browsers.
About the Author
Christopher is the principal of Heatvision.com, Inc., a new media publishing and design firm, based in Tallahassee, FL. An award-winning web designer who has been working with the Web since 1993, Christopher interned for both David Siegel and Lynda Weinman in the mid-1990s while an undergraduate at Florida State University for a fine arts degree with emphasis on graphic design. He shows his true colors and most recent activities at his personal website, Christopher.org.
Speaking at conferences like The Other Dreamweaver Conference and SXSW, Christopher has given talks demonstrating the use and benefits of practical CSS-enabled designs. In his continuing efforts to help spread the word about web design, he is the list mom for Babble, a mailing list community devoted to advanced web design and development topics.
Table of Contents
DedicationPrefaceChapter 1: GeneralChapter 2: Web TypographyChapter 3: ImagesChapter 4: Page ElementsChapter 5: ListsChapter 6: Links and NavigationChapter 7: FormsChapter 8: TablesChapter 9: Page LayoutsChapter 10: PrintChapter 11: Hacks, Workarounds, and TroubleshootingChapter 12: Designing with CSSAppendix A: ResourcesAppendix B: CSS 2.1 Properties and Proprietary ExtensionsAppendix C: CSS 2.1 Selectors, Pseudo-Classes, and Pseudo-ElementsAppendix D: Styling of Form ElementsColophon
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