Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web, Third Edition


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Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web, Third Edition
By Håkon Wium Lie, Bert Bos
Publisher: Addison Wesley Professional
Pub Date: April 25, 2005
ISBN: 0321193121
Pages: 416

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Direct from the creators of CSS, this is the definitive reference to CSS 2.1, today's indispensable standard for controlling the appearance of any Web or XML document. This full-color book doesn't just show how to use every significant CSS 1 and 2.x feature; it carefully explains the "why" behind today's most valuable CSS design techniques. You'll find practical, downloadable examples throughout along with essential browser support information and best practices for building high-impact pages and applications.

Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web, Third Edition covers every CSS 2.1 improvement and fix, from new height/width definitions in absolutely positioned elements to new clip property calculations. Clear, readable, and thorough, it's the one must-have CSS resource for every Web developer, designer, and content provider. Coverage includes

  • Mastering essential CSS concepts: rules, declarations, selectors, properties, and more

  • Working with type: from absolute/relative units to font size and weight

  • Understanding CSS objects: box model, display properties, list styles, and more

  • Exercising total control over spacing and positioning

  • Specifying colors for borders and backgrounds

  • Managing printing: margins, page breaks, and more

  • Implementing media-specific style sheets for audio rendering, handhelds, and other forms of presentation

  • Moving from HTML extensions to CSS: five practical case studies

  • Making the most of cascading and inheritance

  • Using external style sheets and @import

  • Integrating CSS with XML documents

  • Optimizing the performance of CSS pages

  • Includes a handy CSS Quick Reference Card


Cascading Style Sheets(c) Designing for the Web
Cascading Style Sheets: Designing for the Web (3rd Edition)
ISBN: 0321193121
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 215
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