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Beginning CSS: Ascading Style Sheets for Web Design.

0764576429

Beginning CSS; cascading style sheets for Web design.

York, Richard.

John Wiley & Sons

2005

630 pages

$34.99

Paperback

TK5105

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.

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