CSS Web Site Design

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Lynda.com, 2007 - Computers - 441 pages
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Hands-on volume from the foremost expert on the topic makes CSS accessible to everyone, no programming experience required!; As a standards evangelist for Netscape author Eric Meyer is the go-to guy when it comes to CSS nobody knows more!; By separating style from content, CSS represents the future of Web design which means that now's the time to learn it!; Companion CD is loaded with lesson files and QuickTime movies that let users work along with the book's exercises and author Before CSS came along, Web design was a hit-or-miss proposition with content displaying differently on every browser and platform, and an endless amount of repetitive coding required on the part of designers. But that was then. This is now, and all that designers need today to create consistent, stylish, easy-to-manage Web sites is a good working knowledge of CSS. There's no better place to get that than from the acknowledged master: Eric Meyer. Writing in the wildly successful 'Hands-On Training' style from Lynda Weinman, Eric leads readers through every aspect of Web design with CSS. ensures that readers newfound CSS knowledge will stick: Background info provides the why behind the techniques, and step-by-step instructions show how to apply those techniques to real-world situations. And for especially tricky concepts, there are QuickTime movies to show the way. Readers will learn how to use CSS to control color, layout, and typography; create dynamic Web pages; employ advanced layout techniques; and more.

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Eric A. Meyer has been working with the Web since 1993 and is principal consultant for Complex Spiral Consulting (www.complexspiral.com). A graduate of and former webmaster for Case Western Reserve University, Eric is also an in-vited expert with the W3C CSS&FP Working Group, and he coordinated the authoring and creation of the W3C's CSS 1 Test Suite. He often speaks at conferences on the subjects of CSS, Web design, Web standards, and Web browsers, and how they all inter-sect. He is the author of Eric Meyer on CSS, More Eric Meyer on CSS, and Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide, to name a few, and the well-known CSS Browser Compatibility Charts. Eric lives in Cleveland, Ohio, which is a much nicer city than most people have been led to believe.

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