Synopses & Reviews
Based on two popular talks from author Lea Verou—including "CSS3 Secrets: 10 things you may not know about CSS"—this practical guide provides intermediate to advanced CSS developers with more than 40 undocumented techniques and tips for using CSS3 to create better websites.
The talks that spawned this book have been top-rated by attendees in every conference they were presented, and praised in industry media such as .net magazine.
- Get information you wont find in any other book
- Learn through small, easily digestible chapters
- Helps you understand CSS more deeply so you can improve your own solutions
- Apply Leas techniques to practically every CSS problem you face
- Gain tips from a rockstar author who serves as an Invited Expert in W3Cs CSS Working Group
In this practical guide, CSS expert Lea Verou provides 47 undocumented techniques and tips to help intermediate-to advanced CSS developers devise elegant solutions to a wide range of everyday web design problems.
Rather than focus on design, CSS Secrets shows you how to solve problems with code. You'll learn how to apply Lea's analytical approach to practically every CSS problem you face to attain DRY, maintainable, flexible, lightweight, and standards-compliant results.
Inspired by her popular talks at over 60 international web development conferences, Lea Verou provides a wealth of information for topics including:
- Backgrounds and Borders
- Visual Effects
- User Experience
- Structure and Layout
- Transitions and Animations
About the Author
Lea previously worked as a Developer Advocate at W3C, the main international standards organization for the World Wide Web. She is an Invited Expert in the CSS Working Group, which architects the language itself. Lea has a long-standing passion for open web standards, which she fulfills by researching new ways to use them, blogging, speaking at international conferences, writing, and coding popular open source projects to help fellow developers. Although she holds a BSc in Computer Science and is currently a research assistant in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Lea is one of the few misfits who love code and design equally.