HTML5 & CSS3 for the Real World

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HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World is ideal for any web designer or developer who wants to start using the latest generation of web technologies in their everyday work.

This book will teach you how to:

  • understand the new semantic markup available in HTML5
  • use CSS3 to make sites beautiful without sacrificing clean markup or resorting to complex workarounds
  • employ native HTML5 video and audio in your pages
  • use web fonts to enrich a site's typography
  • make web applications accessible using WAI-ARIA
  • make the most of the new HTML form elements.
This easy-to-follow guide is illustrated with lots of examples, and leads readers through the process of creating great websites from start to finish using HTML5 and CSS3.

It also features:

  • details on all the new HTML5 and CSS3 elements and features
  • information on the current level of browser support
  • advice for creating great experiences for all users thanks to progressive enhancement.
 

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Index
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Back Cover
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About the author (2011)

Estelle Weyl is a front-end engineer who has been developing standards-based accessible websites since 1999. She writes two technical blogs pulling millions of visitors and speaks about CSS3, HTML5, JavaScript and mobile wed development at conferences around the world.

Louis Lazaris is a freelance web designer and front-end developer. He has been involved in web design since the days when table layouts and one-pixel GIF's dominated the industry. Louis writes for a number of top web design blogs including his own site, Impressive Webs.

Alexis Goldstein is a teacher and co-organizer of Girl Develop it, a group that conducts low-cost programming classes for woman, and a very proud member of the NYC Resistor hackerspace in Brooklyn, New York.

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