Beginning CSS

Beginning CSS

Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design

Book - 2005
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  • This book is the perfect introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the Web markup standard that allows Web designers and developers to easily make a style change to one CSS template and then change formatting across hundreds-or thousands-of pages
  • Covers the current CSS standard versions (CSS 1 and CSS 2) with notes and comments where appropriate on the CSS 3 standard in development
  • Includes quick reference on CSS at the end of the book as well as integrated reference coverage throughout
  • Teaches by using an example-oriented approach and includes exercises at the end of each chapter, with sample solutions provided in the appendix

Baker & Taylor
Provides information on using CSS along with HTML, XHTML, and XML to create Web sites, covering such topics as Document Type Declaration, fonts, text, positioning, and styling of tables.

Book News
Using cascading style sheets (CSS) is one of the signs that programmers know what they are doing when building web sites, Freelance designer and enthusiastic open source community member York guides novices through the practical steps of a project using CSS, including the mental steps needed to decide to use CSS in the first place, document standards (HTML, XML, XHTML), basics of CSS anatomy and syntax, data types, key words, color, length, the URI, CSS selectors, including pseudo-element and pseudo-class selectors, inheritance and the cascade, text and font manipulation, liquid design and the CSS box model, collapsing margins, floating, vertical alignment, styling lists and the user interface, backgrounds, positioning, styling for handheld devices and print, styling tables, styling XML, and cross-browser compatibility. York includes a quick-reference summary and exercises in each chapter, as well as exercise answers, CSS reference, CSS colors and browser rendering modes in appendices. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., c2005
ISBN: 9780764576423
Branch Call Number: 005 POU
Characteristics: xvii, 630 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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