Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites

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New Riders, Dec 14, 2011 - Computers - 288 pages
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After learning the language of design, how does one effectively use standards-based technologies to create visually strong Web sites? The full-color Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites gives developers a peek into the process of the best designers in the world through the work of high profile, real-world Web sites that made them famous. The book focuses on deconstructing these top-tier large-scale sites with particular attention given to deconstructing CSS.

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Chapter 1 Coding the Front End
Chapter 2 Presenting Cascading Style Sheets
Chapter 3 Integrating the Behavior Layer
Chapter 4 Developing Web Software Applications
Chapter 5 The Circle of Standards
Part 2 Case Studies
Practice Doesnt Make Perfect
Chapter 7 AOLcom
Appendix A Targeting Web Browsers
Appendix B Accessibility
Appendix C Web Site Performance Tips
Appendix D CSS Selectors Reference
Reinventing Yahoo

Chapter 6 EverythingToricom

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Christopher Schmitt is an award-winning Web designer who has been working with the Web since 1993. He is the author of CSS Cookbook, which was named Best Web Design Book of 2006, and one of the first books that looked at CSS-enabled designs, Designing CSS Web Pages (New Riders). Kevin Lawver has been on the web for thirteen years, and writing web applications for almost eleven while working for AOL for twelve. He's built big ones, small ones, and gone about it in many different ways.

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