The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks

The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks

by Rachel Andrew

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Overview

The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks and Hacks by Rachel Andrew

The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks is a compilation of best practice solutions to the most challenging CSS problems. The third edition of this best-selling book, has been completely revised and updated to cover the latest techniques and newer browsers, including Firefox 3 and Internet Explorer 8.

It's the most complete question-and-answer book on CSS, with over 100 tutorials that'll show you how to gain more control over the appearance of your web page, create sophisticated Web page navigation controls, design for today's alternative browsing devices including phones and screen readers, and much more.

The CSS code used to create each of the components is available for download and guaranteed to be simple, efficient and cross-browser compatible.

This book will show you how to:

  • Construct robust CSS layouts that work every time.
  • Create sleek drop-down menus using only CSS.
  • Build a professional tabbed navigation system.
  • Replace image-based navigation with low-fat CSS lists.
  • Design smarter, more usable CSS-flavored web forms.
  • Use rounded corners minus the bloated HTML.
  • Allow your visitors to select their preferred look and feel.
  • Let the W3C validator do your debugging.
  • Reduce the burden of site maintenance and updates.
  • ... along with 92 other solutions to common questions and problems.

    The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks is ideal for Web designers who would like to add sparkle to their existing designs, as well as newcomers who want to become true CSS masters.

    The book can be read cover to cover, or referred to like a cookbook with 101 different recipies for your Website. It's written in an easy-to-follow, consistent format that's well illustrated screenshots and code examples, providing quick visual cues.

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780980576801
    Publisher: SitePoint
    Publication date: 08/13/2009
    Edition description: Third Edition
    Pages: 400
    Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

    About the Author

    Rachel Andrew is the Director of edgeofmyseat.com, a Web solutions company based in the UK. She is a member of the Web Standards project, serving on the Dreamweaver Task Force.

    Rachel's writing credits include: Dreamweaver MX Design Projects (Apress), Fundamental Web Design and Development Skills (glasshaus) and HTML Utopia: Designing Without Tables Using CSS, 2nd Edition (SitePoint).

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