CSS Instant Results

CSS Instant Results

by Richard York
     
 
With the latest generation of modern browsers expanding support for CSS 3, it is an exciting time in the CSS world. Featuring ten ready-to-use projects on the book's CD-ROM, this helpful reference dives into working code so you can rapidly master the increasingly diverse applications web designers can use with CSS, including some that previously could be done only

Overview

With the latest generation of modern browsers expanding support for CSS 3, it is an exciting time in the CSS world. Featuring ten ready-to-use projects on the book's CD-ROM, this helpful reference dives into working code so you can rapidly master the increasingly diverse applications web designers can use with CSS, including some that previously could be done only with JavaScript.

Featuring in-depth explanations, these ten ready-to-use projects are easy to implement in your own projects. The description of each project enables you to understand and then modify it so you can reuse it in different situations. The code has been tested with several browsers including Mozilla Firefox 1.0, Opera 8, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 for Windows, and Safari 1.3 for Mac OS X.

CD-ROM includes source code for all 10 projects

Ready-to-use projects you'll find in this book

  • Tab-based navigation
  • Multi-column layouts
  • Dynamic dropdown menus
  • A different approach to the dropdown menu
  • Web-based slideshow
  • Custom borders and rounded corners
  • Applying CSS to a webmail application
  • Styling input forms
  • User interface for a web-based file viewer
  • Styling a web-based calendar

Who this book is for

This book is for experienced web developers and designers who are looking to learn how to use CSS for better, faster design and markup. Some previous JavaScript use is helpful.

Instant Results guides are packed with unique, ready-to-use projects that are perfect for the busy programmer. They require minimal set-up, and can be modified, enhanced, and reused in real-world situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471751267
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/17/2006
Series:
Programmer to Programmer Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
383
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Richard York is a web application developer for Trilithic, Inc., a company specializing in test equipment for the telecommunications industry. He wrote his first book, Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design (Wrox Press) in 2004.
Richard began his web development career taking courses at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. Since college, he has continued a self-imposed curriculum, mastering various technologies used in web development including HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL. An avid supporter of open source software, he has written an open source webmail application for PHP PEAR, and is currently working on an open source PHP library and framework called Hierophant, which he hopes to release in 2006.
Richard maintains a personal web site at http://www.richard-york.com where you can learn more about his professional and personal interests.

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