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Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites

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Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites

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  • Copyright 2011
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-279055-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-279055-0

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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Table of Contents

Part 1: Constructing Standards-Based Web Sites 3
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 161
Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect
Chapter 6:
Chapter 7:
Appendix A: Targeting Web Browsers
Appendix B: Accessibility
Appendix C: Web Site Performance Tips
Appendix D: CSS Selectors Reference


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