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CSS is a language for describing the presentation of elements in a document marked up in HTML. It enables you to rapidly create Web designs that can be shared by multiple pages, accelerates development time, and is the essential tool for building standards-compliant sites. This low-priced pocket guide works as a concise introduction to CSS3 ...
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Overview

CSS is a language for describing the presentation of elements in a document marked up in HTML. It enables you to rapidly create Web designs that can be shared by multiple pages, accelerates development time, and is the essential tool for building standards-compliant sites. This low-priced pocket guide works as a concise introduction to CSS3 and serves as a handy reference. In it readers will learn
  • The core concepts of CSS
  • How to format text with CSS
  • How to apply CSS style rules to markup
  • How to build multicolumn layouts without using tables
  • And much more
This pocket guide along with the HTML Pocket Guide and the JavaScript Pocket Guide make creating standard-compliant websites a breeze. Learn core concepts or skip to the parts you need to solve an immediate problem. They're exactly the resource that every Web designer needs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321732279
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 10/27/2010
  • Series: Pearson Pocket Guide Series
  • Pages: 265
  • Sales rank: 684,626
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Chris Casciano started building web sites professionally in 1997 when web development meant working with tables and font tags, sticking to a "web safe" color pallette, and worrying about load times for those using dial-up modems. He is now working as freelance web developer, spending the last 9 years in the trenches architecting and building web sites for digital agencies and their clients. Throughout his career Chris has explored ways to implement emerging technologies like HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript in practical ways -- balancing the bleeding edge with the responsibilities of serving a diverse audience. His personal projects and writing have inspired industry leaders with projects like "Daily CSS Fun" in 2002 serving as inspiration for the popular "CSS Zen Garden". Since 2003, Chris has been an advocate for adoption of standards as a member of the Web Standards Project.

His personal web site, Place Name Here (http://placenamehere.com), now home to a blog covering both web development and his other passion of digital photography, has been online since 1998.

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  • Posted January 8, 2011

    Lovely

    This is really an outstanding book on CSS that I fear will be overlooked by beginners. It doesn't necessarily teach CSS, but is fully aimed at beginners and is perhaps one of the best CSS books I own. Anyone interested in style sheets for the web will find this to be a treasure.

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