Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, May 25, 2011 - Computers - 480 pages
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Completely updated material and new examples show you what CSS can do

With the latest versions of Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, and other browsers released, CSS is more essential than ever. This beginner guide demonstrates how cascading style sheets can be used to define styles to items in Web pages, rather than format each item individually. Each lesson in this full-color book has been methodically revised to be more concise and efficient, making your learning experience as productive as possible.

  • Covers the latest in CSS, including the new features of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Google Chrome
  • Reviews the vast improvements to mobile browsers and how CSS can work with them
  • Provides helpful examples and walks you through real-world solutions to common hurdles
  • Discusses embedded fonts, compatibility tables, and cross-browser bug scenarios

Beginning CSS, Third Edition gets you completely up to date so that you can start using CSS in the newest Web and mobile browsers today!

  

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
17
Section 4
39
Section 5
57
Section 6
71
Section 7
73
Section 8
81
Section 21
212
Section 22
219
Section 23
229
Section 24
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Section 25
271
Section 26
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Section 27
297
Section 28
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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About the author (2011)

Ian Pouncey is a web developer living in London, England, and working for the BBC. He has been working on the web for over 11 years, producing web sites from small sites for local businesses to the latest version of the Yahoo! home page. He is a member of the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative Education and Outreach Working Group and a web accessibility advocate.

Richard York is a web developer at Westlake Design, a web design and development firm, and an active contributing member of the PHP community. In addition to writing previous editions of Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design, he is also the author of Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery.

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