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Author: Richard York
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., ©2005.
Series: Wrox beginning guides.
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This book is the perfect introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the Web markup standard that allows Web designers and developers to easily make a style change to one CSS template and then change formatting across hundreds-or thousands-of pagesCovers the current CSS standard versions (CSS 1 and CSS 2) with notes and comments where appropriate on the CSS 3 standard in developmentIncludes quick reference on CSS  Read more...
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York, Richard, 1978-
Beginning CSS.
Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., ©2005
(DLC) 2004024101
(OCoLC)56777782
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard York
ISBN: 0764589148 9780764589140
OCLC Number: 62384157
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 630 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design Beginning CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design --
About the Author --
Credits --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Who Is This Book For? --
What Does This Book Cover? --
How This Book Is Structured --
What Do You Need to Use This Book? --
Conventions --
Source Code --
Errata --
p2p.wrox.com --
Chapter 1: Introducing Cascading Style Sheets --
Who Creates and Maintains CSS? --
How the Internet Works --
Abridged History of the Web --
How CSS Came to Be --
Advantages of Using CSS --
Summary --
Chapter 2: Document Standards --
Choosing Which Markup Language to Use --
How to Write Markup --
Which Browser to Use --
Introduction to HTML --
XML --
XHTML --
The Document Type Declaration --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 3: The Basics of CSS Anatomy and Syntax --
CSS Rules --
Including CSS in a Document --
CSS Comments --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 4: Data Types, Keywords, Color, Length, and the URI --
Keywords --
Strings --
Length and Measurement Options --
Integers and Real Numbers --
Colors --
The URI --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 5: CSS Selectors --
The Universal Selector --
Contextual/Descendant Selectors --
Direct Child Selectors --
Direct Adjacent Sibling Combinator --
Indirect Adjacent Sibling Combinators --
Attribute Selectors --
Class and ID Selectors --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 6: Pseudo-Element and Pseudo-Class Selectors --
Pseudo-Elements --
Pseudo-Classes --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 7: Inheritance and the Cascade --
Inheritance --
The Cascade --
Custom Style Sheets --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 8: Text Manipulation --
The JT's Website --
The letter-spacing Property --
The word-spacing Property --
Indenting Paragraph Text Using text-indent --
Aligning Text with the text-align Property --
The text-decoration Property. The text-transform Property --
The white-space Property --
A Look Ahead to CSS 3 --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 9: Font Manipulation --
Specifying Fonts with the font-family Property --
The font-style Property --
The font-variant Property --
The font-weight Property --
The font-size Property --
The font Shorthand Property --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 10: Liquid Design and the CSS Box Model --
Laying the Foundation for Liquid Design --
The CSS Box Model --
Overflowing Content --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 11: CSS Buoyancy: Collapsing Margins, Floating, and Vertical Alignment --
Collapsing Margins --
The float Property --
The clear Property --
The vertical-align Property --
Summary --
Exercise --
Chapter 12: Styling Lists and the User Interface --
The list-style-type Property --
The list-style-image Property --
The list-style-position Property --
The list-style shorthand Property --
The cursor Property --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 13: Backgrounds: Setting the Scene --
The background-color Property --
The background-image Property --
The background-repeat Property --
The background-position Property --
The background-attachment Property --
The background shorthand Property --
Summary --
Exercise --
Chapter 14: Positioning --
The position Property --
Controlling Layering with the z-index Property --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 15: Styling for Handheld Devices and Print --
Styling Web Documents for Handheld Devices --
Styling Web Documents for Print --
Summary --
Exercises --
Chapter 16: Styling Tables --
Optional Table Elements --
Table Captions --
Table Columns --
Grouping Table Data --
Other Table Styles --
Summary --
Exercise --
Chapter 17: Styling XML --
XML Documents --
Creating an XML Schema --
The display Property --
Other Display Values --
Summary --
Exercise --
Chapter 18: Cross-Browser Compatibility. Bugs in Microsoft Internet Explorer --
Installing Multiple Versions of Internet Explorer --
Additional CSS Resources --
Summary --
Exercises --
Appendix A: Exercise Answers --
Appendix B: CSS Reference --
Reference Conventions --
Selectors --
Pseudo-Classes --
Pseudo-Elements --
Color Properties --
Font Properties --
Background Properties --
Text Properties --
Box Model Properties --
Visual Effects --
Positioning --
Table Properties --
User Interface --
Generated Content, Automatic Numbering, and Lists --
Paged Media --
Microsoft Proprietary Extensions to CSS --
Gecko Proprietary Extensions to CSS --
Appendix C: CSS Colors --
Colors Sorted Alphabetically --
Colors Sorted by Color --
User-Interface Color Keywords --
Appendix D: Browser Rendering Modes --
Index.
Series Title: Wrox beginning guides.
Responsibility: Richard York.

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This book is the perfect introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the Web markup standard that allows Web designers and developers to easily make a style change to one CSS template and then change formatting across hundreds-or thousands-of pagesCovers the current CSS standard versions (CSS 1 and CSS 2) with notes and comments where appropriate on the CSS 3 standard in developmentIncludes quick reference on CSS at the end of the book as well as integrated reference coverage throughoutTeaches by using an example-oriented approach and includes exercises at the end of each chapter, with sample solutions provided in the appendix.

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