Synopses & Reviews
Learn to create powerful and unique websites with HTML5 and CSS3
HTML5 and CSS3 have ushered in an entirely new era in web development and web design. This easy-to-understand full-color guide presents the elements of design and development as equal; therefore, both designers and developers will benefit from learning how to leverage the power behind HTML5 and CSS3. The two-page spreads and helpful insight show you how to use HTML5 and CSS3 in conjunction in order to create websites that possess both powerful function and beautiful design.
- Incorporates all the trademark elements of the For Dummies series writing style - approachable, friendly, reliable, and functional - to assist you in gaining a solid foundation of the basics
- Fills the void for both developers and designers who are looking to merge the power and function of HTML5 and CSS3
- Features a website with code and templates
HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies covers what you need to know to use HTML5 and CSS3, without weighing you down in unnecessary information.
What the book covers:
The book covers what developers and designers both need to know to create beautiful and functional websites with HTML5 and CSS3. True to the For Dummies promise, the book helps the reader master the basics to really use the technologies without getting bogged down in unnecessary, superflous information.
Design considerations: The book features all the hallmarks of the For Dummies series – friendly, approachable, reliable, accurate modular reference content – presented in a refreshed design with an eye towards the visually-engaging. The book will be presented in 4-color and will have 2-page image spreads with ample space for infographics and website images, larger figures throughout, option for step lists with a figure for each step, color code when applicable, modular and unique layout elements that will be used at the author and editor’s choice to help reinforce key concepts, muted colors, updated icons and sidebar presentations and more.
- Design and develop for the web using HTML5 and CSS3
- Use an entire range of web-building tools and features
- Leverage HTML5 and CSS3 for both form and function
IN FULL COLOR!
Tap into the power of HTML5 and CSS3 to build functional, great-looking websites
- Learn enhanced HTML5/CSS3 techniques
- Create animated design elements
- Build mobile-friendly app-style pages
- Design with CSS gradients
About the Author
David Karlins is a web designer and the author or coauthor of more than 40 books on graphic and interactive design. His clients include performance venues, event promoters, and retail vendors.
Table of Contents
Part I: Page Structure and Design with HTML5 and CSS3 5
Chapter 1: Structure and Design with HTML5 and CSS3 7
Chapter 2: Deploying HTML5 35
Chapter 3: CSS3 for Design, Interactivity, and Animation 59
Chapter 4: Compatibility Issues and Solutions 77
Part II: Creating Pages with HTML5 95
Chapter 5: HTML5 Semantic Tags 97
Chapter 6: HTML5 Forms 121
Chapter 7: Native Video and Audio 143
Chapter 8: Going Mobile: Responsive Design and jQuery Mobile 169
Part III: CSS3 Effects and Transforms 203
Chapter 9: Styling with CSS3 Properties 205
Chapter 10: Applying CSS3 Effects 229
Chapter 11: Applying and Animating CSS3 Transforms 255
Chapter 12: Styling Gradients with CSS3 283
Part IV: The Part of Tens 301
Chapter 13: Top Ten HTML5 Design Resources 303
Chapter 14: Top Ten CSS3 Design Tools 315
Chapter 15: Top Ten Form Data Resources 327