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Posted April 3, 2012
VERY VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!
Are you a web designer and developer who has seen the cool CSS designs out there, but is short on time to wade through masses of theory and debate in order to create a site? If you are, then this book is for you! Author Rachel Andrew, has done an outstanding job of writing a 4th edition of a book that thoroughly investigates the world of CSS3. Author Andrew, begins with a quick CSS tutorial for anyone who needs to brush up on the basics of CSS. Next, the author covers techniques for styling and formatting text in your documents; font sizing, colors, and the removal of annoying extra whitespace around page elements. Next, she looks at the ways in which you can combine CSS and images to create powerful visual effects, such a placing background images on elements, applying gradients, making elements transparent, and positioning text with images, among other topics. Then, the author shows you how to create navigation CSS style. She continues by showing you how to apply tables to create attractive and usable tabular data displays. Next, the author shows you how to create forms with CSS that are attractive and usable. Then, she shows you how to troubleshoot CSS bugs; as well as, looking at methods for integrating CSS3 selectors and HTML5 elements in older browsers. The author continues by showing you how to master the art of positioning. Finally, the author explores a range of CSS layout techniques that can be combined and extended upon to create numerous interesting page formations, including different column configurations and print-ready stylesheets. This most excellent book was designed to investigate many of the features of which are supported by the major browsers. More importantly, the author looks at how to make these new techniques work in older browsers.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.