The CSS Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks

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SitePoint Pty. Limited, 2004 - Computers - 391 pages
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Note: A new edition of this book has been released. Please look for "The CSS Anthology, 2nd Edition" (ISBN: 097584198X)

A practical guide on CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) for professionals and novices, that can be used both as a tutorial and read cover-to-cover or as a handy and practical reference book to common problems, solutions and effects.

The Question and Answer format makes it easy for readers to solve their problems and learn more about common pitfalls and workarounds.

CSS has been growing steadily in its adoption as a technology. CSS gives the developer complete control over how an HTML page looks without using cumbersome HTML tags- truly separating content from presentation. Many major organizations have been adopting CSS technology e.g.

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Why can't the authors allow at least a preview so people know what they are buying? Why must it be a secret?

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This book collects a bunch of recipes for doing things in cascading style sheets such as "How do I add borders to images?", "How do I create a tabbed navigation with CSS?" and so forth. This book is similar to the O'Reilly book CSS Cookbook, although I like this book better.


Getting Started with CSS
Text Styling and Other Basics
CSS and Images

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Rachel is a director of, a UK-based web solutions company, and is an experienced web developer. Rachel is a member of the Web Standards Project on the Dreamweaver Task Force, and hopes to encourage best practices in the support and use of W3C Standards in Dreamweaver. In addition to co-authoring several books, Rachel writes for various magazines and resource sites, both online and off. When not writing code or writing about writing code, Rachel spends time with her daughter, tries to encourage people to use Debian GNU/Linux, studies with the Open University, and enjoys a nice pint of beer.

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