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Cascading Style Sheets: The Designer's Edge
     

Cascading Style Sheets: The Designer's Edge

by Molly E. Holzschlag
 

CSS is finally supported by all modern web browsers, empowering Web designers to do what they've been hungering to do for years: control layout more precisely, use color more effectively, and expand typographic options beyond the frustrating limitations of the past. So where to begin? Where can you get design-focused instruction on CSS while learning the

Overview

CSS is finally supported by all modern web browsers, empowering Web designers to do what they've been hungering to do for years: control layout more precisely, use color more effectively, and expand typographic options beyond the frustrating limitations of the past. So where to begin? Where can you get design-focused instruction on CSS while learning the technical details?

Cascading Style Sheets: The Designer's Edge is precisely the resource you've been looking for. Written by renowned web designer Molly Holzschlag, this book begins with an in-depth look at structured markup, both XHTML and CSS. It then explains how to use CSS to achieve specific design goals involving typography, color, layout, and more. Finally, it deconstructs a series of impressive designs, showing you how the authors used CSS to maximize their efficiency and get exactly the right effect.

Key topics you'll learn about include:

• Writing valid XHTML

• Authoring effective CSS rules

• Working with classes and IDs

• Validating your CSS

• Creating great typographical designs with CSS

• Using CSS for backgrounds, borders, and color

• Creating multiple link styles

• Using absolute positioning

• Working with relative positioning

• Positioning with float

• Creating great CSS layouts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782141849
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/11/2003
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.14(h) x 0.69(d)

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Meet the Author

Molly E. Holzschlag was named a "Top 25 Most Influential Women on the Web" in 1998 and has authored more than 20 web design and development books. She is a Web Standard Project board member and frequent speaker at such trade shows as Comdex, Internet World, CMP's WEB Shows, and Web Builder.

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