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Cascading Style Sheets: The Designer's Edge is precisely the resource you've been looking for. Written by ...
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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
Part One: TECHNOLOGY.
One: Understanding Structured Markup.
Two: Learning CSS Theory.
Three: Writing CSS.
Part Two: DESIGN.
Four: CSS Typography.
Five: Color, Backgrounds, and Borders.
Six: Working with CSS Layouts.
Part Three: VISION.
Seven: Reconstructing a Table-Based Site.
Eight: CSS Design Gallery.
Nine: Wired News: A Visual Tour.