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Visual Quickstart Guide CSS, DHTML, and Ajax, Fourth Edition
By Jason Cranford Teague
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Pub Date: October 17, 2006
Print ISBN-10: 0-321-44325-X
Print ISBN-13: 978-0-321-44325-0
Pages: 576

Table of Contents  | Index

   Special Thanks to:
      What Is this Book About?
      Who Is this Book for?
      Why Standards (Still) Matter
      Values and Units Used in this Book
      Reading this Book
      What Tools Do You Need for this Book?
      Using the Web Site for this Book
    Part 1:  Cascading Style Sheets
          Chapter 1.  Understanding CSS
      What Is a Style?
      What are Cascading Style Sheets?
      Versions of CSS
      Types of CSS Rules
      CSS and Markup Languages
      Kinds of Tags
      Setting Your DTD
          Chapter 2.  CSS Basics
      Adding Styles to an HTML Tag: Inline
      Adding Styles to a Web Page: Embedded
      Adding Styles to a Web Site: External
      (Re)Defining HTML Tags
      Defining Classes for Any Tag
      Defining ID Selectors to Identify an Object
      Defining Selectors to Have the Same Styles
      Making a Declaration !important
      Defining Selectors Based on Context
      Defining Selectors Based on Tag Attributes
      Working with Pseudo-Classes
      Working with Pseudo-Elements
      Setting Styles for Print and Other Media
      Adding Comments to CSS
      Inheriting Properties from a Parent
      Determining the Cascade Order
      Using Conditional Comments to Fix CSS in Internet Explorer
      Style Sheet Strategies
          Chapter 3.  Font Properties
      Understanding Typography on the Web
      Setting the Font-Family
      Setting the Font Size
      Making Text Italic
      Setting Bold, Bolder, Boldest
      Creating Small Caps
      Setting Multiple Font Values
          Chapter 4.  Text Properties
      Adjusting Text Spacing
      Setting Text Case
      Adding a Text Drop Shadow
      Aligning Text Horizontally
      Aligning Text Vertically
      Indenting Paragraphs
      Controlling White Space
      Decorating Text
      Setting Text Direction
          Chapter 5.  Color and Background Properties
      Choosing Your Color Palette
      Setting Text and Foreground Color
      Setting a Background Color
      Setting a Background Image
      Setting Multiple Background Values
          Chapter 6.  Box Properties
      Understanding an Element's Box
      Setting How an Element Is Displayed
      Setting an Element's Margins
      Setting an Element's Border
      Setting an Element's Outline
      Setting an Element's Padding
      Setting the Width and Height of an Element
          Chapter 7.  Visual Formatting Properties
      Understanding the Window and Document
      Setting the Positioning Type
      Setting an Element's Position
      Stacking Objects (3D Positioning)
      Floating Elements in the Window
      Clearing a Floated Element
          Chapter 8.  Visual Effect and User Interface Properties
      Setting the Visibility of an Element
      Setting an Element's Visible Area (Clipping)
      Setting Where the Overflow Content Goes
      Setting an Element's Opacity
      Changing the Mouse Pointer's Appearance
      Changing the Scrollbar's Appearance (IE Windows Only)
          Chapter 9.  Table Properties
      Setting the Table Layout
      Setting the Space Between Table Cells
      Collapsing Borders Between Table Cells
      Dealing with Empty Table Cells
      Setting the Position of a Table Caption
          Chapter 10.  Generated Content and List Properties
      Adding Content Using CSS
      Teaching the Browser to Count
      Specifying the Quote Style
      Setting the Bullet Style
      Creating Your Own Bullets
      Setting Bullet Positions
      Setting Multiple List Styles
      Displaying an Element as a List
    Part 2:  Dynamic HTML
          Chapter 11.  Understanding DHTML
      What Is Dynamic HTML?
      The History of DHTML
      Why Should I Use DHTML?
      Flash vs. DHTML
      Should I Use DHTML or Flash?
          Chapter 12.  DHTML Basics
      DOM: The Road Map to Your Web Page
      Setting Up an Object
      Understanding Events
      Using Event Handlers
      Getting an Element
      Passing Events to a Function
      Binding Events to Objects
      Using Feature Sensing
          Chapter 13.  Learning About the Environment
      Detecting the Operating System
      Detecting the Browser's Name
      Finding the Page's Location and Title
      Determining the Number of Colors (Bit Depth)
      Determining the Screen Dimensions
      Determining the Browser Window's Dimensions
      Determining the Page's Visible Dimensions
          Chapter 14.  Learning About an Object
      Detecting Which Object Was Clicked
      Determining an Object's Properties
      Detecting an Object's Position
      Finding an Object's Style Property Values
      Finding an Object's 3D Position
      Finding an Object's Visible Area
          Chapter 15.  Learning About an Event
      Detecting Which Event Type Fired
      Detecting Which Key Was Pressed
      Detecting Which Modifier Key Was Pressed
      Detecting Which Mouse Button Was Clicked
      Detecting Where the Mouse Was Clicked
          Chapter 16.  Basic Dynamic Techniques
      Changing CSS Property Values
      Making Objects Appear and Disappear
      Moving Objects From Point to Point
      Moving Objects by a Certain Amount
      Moving Objects in 3D
      Changing an Object's Visible Area
      Changing an Object's Content
      Controlling Objects Between Frames
          Chapter 17.  Advanced Dynamic Techniques
      Making a Function Run Again
      Animating an Object
      Using Input From a Form Field
      Following the Mouse Pointer
      Making an Object Draggable
      Opening a New Browser Window
      Moving the Browser Window
      Changing the Browser Window's Size
      Scrolling the Browser Window
          Chapter 18.  Dynamic CSS
      Finding a Style Property's Value
      Adding or Changing a Style Declaration
      Changing Classes
      Disabling or Enabling a Style Sheet
    Part 3:  Ajax
          Chapter 19.  Understanding Ajax
      What Is Ajax?
      How Ajax Works
      Why Should I Use Ajax?
      What Is Web 2.0?
          Chapter 20.  Ajax Basics
      Understanding Server Requests
      Fetching Data
      Fetching a Response
      Filtering the Data
      Utilizing the AjaxBasics.js Library
    Part 4:  Using CSS, DHTML, and Ajax
          Chapter 21.  Layout
      Structuring Your Page
      Creating Multicolumn Layouts
      Styling Headers
      Styling Links and Navigation
      Styling Copy and Content
      Styling Tables
      Styling Forms
      Styling Frames
          Chapter 22.  Content
      Importing External Content
      Dynamically Controlling Form Data
      Adding Pop-Up Layers
      Dynamic Type Ahead
          Chapter 23.  Navigation
      Creating Navigation Buttons with CSS Sprites
      Creating Drop-Down Menus
      Creating Collapsible Menus
      Creating a Tab Menu
      Creating Sliding Menus
      Creating a Remote Control
          Chapter 24.  Controls
      Providing Page Controls
      Creating Scroll Bars for a Layer
      Adding Style Controls
      Putting Together a Photo Album

CSS, DHTML and Ajax. Visual QuickStart Guide
CSS, DHTML, and Ajax, Fourth Edition
ISBN: 032144325X
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 230 © 2008-2017.
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