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Practical Advice for Developing Web Software Applications
Feb 29, 2008
Need help updating an outdated site? Learn how to identify web apps that are stuck in the past and prepare them for the future with advice from several of New Riders' Voices That Matter.
Redesigning a Big Umbrella of Websites: The Informit CSS Overhaul
Nov 5, 2004
Informit and its many sister sites, all divisions of the Pearson Technology Group, recently united in one code base. How does a huge conglomerate of independent web sites become one system of technologies that works for everyone? Meryl K. Evans tells the tale.
Remote Mac Management on a Budget: Low-Cost Alternatives to Apple Remote Desktop
Mar 9, 2007
Observing and controlling computers remotely is a great tool for systems administrators, help desk staff, teachers, and even home users. Apple Remote Desktop gives you that power and more, but if you only want the most basic remote observation and control features, there are low-cost and free options for Mac OS X. Ryan Faas gives you the best alternatives.
Selective Styling in CSS3
Dec 6, 2012
Selective styling is the closest that CSS gets to traditional computer programming, allowing you to style elements if they meet certain criteria. This level of styling can get increasingly complex, so Jason Cranford Teague uses this chapter to start out as simply as possible and build a firm foundation of understanding.
Selective Styling in CSS3
Oct 21, 2010
Selective styling is the closest that CSS gets to traditional computer programming, allowing you to style elements if they meet certain criteria. This level of styling can get increasingly complex, so Jason Cranford Teague starts as simply as possible to help you build a firm foundation of understanding.
Six Responsive Layout Techniques
Nov 7, 2012
Opera's Chris Mills, author of Practical CSS3: Develop and Design, provides top tips for optimizing your web layouts for as many different devices and users as possible.
Stunning CSS3: Different Screen Size, Different Design
Feb 28, 2011
In this chapter from Stunning CSS3, you'll learn how to use CSS3 media queries to tailor a web page's design to various screen sizes on the fly, making your web pages more dynamic, responsive, and usable.
Stunning CSS3: Speech Bubbles
Feb 21, 2011
One of the most fun and easy uses of CSS3 is for layering on visual "frosting"—non-essential visual flair and little details that can push your design from adequate to alluring. Zoe Mickley Gillenwater uses some of the most straightforward and well-supported CSS3 properties to create the appearance of three-dimensional speech bubbles that can be used to style blog comments, pull quotes, and more.
Stylin' Fonts and Text in CSS
Nov 14, 2012
In this chapter, you’ll learn about fonts and text, and the respective CSS properties you can use to style them. You'll also learn about the wonderful world of Web fonts, which download to your user along with your pages.
Stylin' Fonts and Text in CSS
Nov 3, 2006
Much of Web design is dealing with type—in paragraphs, headlines, lists, menus, and forms. As a result, the properties in this chapter are essential to making the difference between a site that looks thrown together and one that looks like it has the professional touch.
Styling a Photo Collection Using CSS
Aug 13, 2004
Eric Meyer walks you through a web page design project to present a collection of photographs for sale.
Styling Web Pages with CSS: Working with Images
Mar 18, 2009
In this chapter from their book, Tom Negrino and Dori Smith show you how to prepare images for the Web and use CSS to position images on your Web pages.
Ten Things You Can Do with CSS (That You Might Not Have Known You Could Do)
Dec 22, 2005
If you're doing anything in, on, or around Web design, you probably already know the basics of using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). But just learning a few rules doesn't mean you know everything. There are many subtle (and not-so-obvious) techniques that combine CSS capabilities in ways to get some striking design effects. Jason Cranford Teague shows you 10 of his favorite things to do with CSS (that you might not have known you could do).
The Benefits of Using CSS Animations
Dec 4, 2014
Steven Bradley discusses the benefits of CSS animations vs. transitions in this chapter from CSS Animations and Transitions for the Modern Web.
The CSS Detective Guide: The Case of the Devilish Details
Apr 27, 2010
Help Denise R. Jacobs solve the mystery of CSS code gone wrong in this case study from her book, The CSS Detective Guide: Tricks for solving tough CSS mysteries.
The CSS Pocket Guide: Measurements, URLs, and Color Units
Nov 17, 2010
In this chapter from The CSS Pocket Guide, Chris Casciano explores some common units for defining sizes, colors, and URLs.
The Usual Suspects: Detecting and Preventing the Most Common Culprits Behind CSS Problems
May 20, 2010
Denise R. Jacobs, author of The CSS Detective Guide: Tricks for Solving Tough CSS Mysteries, presents a lineup of the biggest CSS troublemakers. By arresting these problems in your code, you can create smooth layouts in which all the elements are good citizens.
Transitional CSS and JavaScript Strategies
Nov 8, 2002
Explore some ways of creating web sites that take advantage of the CSS and JavaScript capabilities of modern browsers, while still accommodating older browsers.
Untold Mysteries of CSS
Dec 23, 2004
Molly Holzschlag looks behind the curtain to show you how three untold CSS mysteries can be put to use to assist with diagnostics during development, savvy global styling, out-and-out hacks, better design flexibility, and accessibility.
Up Late with CSS3, and Loving It!
Jan 22, 2010
Andy Clarke believes in experiments, Dan Cederholm is excited about layering, and John Allsopp reveals an nth-child secret. Learn the favorite CSS tricks of these three web design experts.

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