CSS is finally supported by all modern web browsers, empowering web designers to do what they’ve been hungering to do for years: control layout more precisely, use color more effectively, and expand typographic options beyond the frustrating limitations of the past. So where to begin? Where can you get design-focused instruction on CSS while learning the technical details?
Cascading Style Sheets: The Designer’s Edge is precisely the resource you’ve been looking for. Written by renowned web designer Molly E. Holzchlag, this book begins with an in-depth look at structured markup, both XHTML and CSS. It then explains how to use CSS to achieve specific design goals involving typography, color, layout, and more. Finally, it deconstructs a series of impressive designs, showing you how these designers used CSS to maximize their efficiency and get exactly the right effect.
Key topics you’ll learn about include:
- Writing valid XHTML
- Authoring effective CSS rules
- Working with classes and Ids
- Validating your CSS
- Creating great typographical designs with CSS
- Using CSS for backgrounds, borders, and color
- Creating multiple link styles
- Using absolute positioning
- Working with relative positioning
- Laying out pages using the float property
- Creating great CSS layouts
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