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Inspired CSS: Styling for a Beautiful Web, Online Video

Inspired CSS: Styling for a Beautiful Web, Online Video

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  • Copyright 2008
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-321-54562-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-54562-6

In Transcending CSS: The Fine Art Of Web Design (New Riders), renowned designer and author Andy Clarke set the stage for the development of progressive Web site design using XHTML, CSS and other Web-standards technologies. In this streaming online video, Andy follows up on the core principles of transcendent CSS, taking you even further along the path to creating beautiful and accessible Web sites using minimal, semantic markup. In Inspired CSS: Styling for a Beautiful Web, Andy Clarke shows you how to take your design to the next level using typography, microformats, advanced CSS selectors, layout techniques employing floats, positioning, and margins, and CSS3. Throughout the steaming online video, Andy demonstrates these concepts using examples from a fictitious Web site he created. Files are included so you can follow along.

With over 2 hours of instruction, you'll discover:

•Proven techniques for creating inspiring designs that use semantic markup and CSS
•The latest advances in Web design, including the emerging CSS3 specification
•Inspiration from leading designers who embrace Web standards in their own work
•Advanced instruction on topics including relative and absolute positioning, attribute selectors and pseudo elements, the multiple column and media query modules in CSS3, and many more
•Mechanisms for binding your style to HTML documents using microformats and CSS selectors



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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction

Section 2: Early Inspirational Designs

Section 3: Principles of Transcending CSS

Section 4: Meaningful Markup

Section 5: Microformats

Section 6: Advanced CSS Selectors

Section 7a: CSS Layout Techniques

Section 7b: CSS Layout Techniques

Section 7c: CSS Layout Techniques
Relative Positioning

Section 7d: CSS Layout Techniques
Absolute Positioning

Section 8: Typography

Section 9a: CSS3 Introduction

Section 9b: CSS3
Backgrounds and Borders

Section 9c: CSS3
Multiple Columns

Section 9d: CSS3
Media Queries

Section 10: Conclusion


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