Book of CSS3, 2nd Edition

A Developer's Guide to the Future of Web Design

Author: Peter Gasston

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593275803

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 8249

This completely updated second edition of the best-selling Book of CSS3 distills the dense technical language of the CSS3 specification into plain English and shows you what CSS3 can do now, in all major browsers. You’ll find fully revised coverage of the updated syntax of gradients, grids, and flexible box layout, as well as all-new chapters on values and sizing, and graphical effects like filter effects and blend modes. With an abundance of real-world examples and a focus on the principles of good design, The Book of CSS3 will help you expand your CSS skills, as you learn how to: * Style text with custom font choices, drop shadows, and other effects * Create, position, and resize background images on the fly * Spice up static web pages with event-driven transitions and animations * Apply 2D and 3D transformations to text and images * Use linear and radial gradients to create smooth color transitions * Take control of layout with grids, columns, and flexible alignment * Tailor a website’s appearance to every type of web-capable device The companion website includes up-to-date browser compatibility charts, links to tutorials and resources, and live CSS3 examples. The Web can be an ugly place. Make it pretty with The Book of CSS3.

The Book of CSS3, 2nd Edition

A Developer's Guide to the Future of Web Design

Author: Peter Gasston

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593276435

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 7443

CSS3 is the technology behind most of the eye-catching visuals on the Web. But the docs can be dry, murky, and full of dastardly caveats for inconsistent browser implementations. This completely updated second edition of the best-selling Book of CSS3 distills the dense technical language of the CSS3 specification into plain English and shows you what CSS3 can do now, in all major browsers. You’ll find fully revised coverage of the updated syntax of gradients, grids, and flexible box layout, as well as all-new chapters on values and sizing, and graphical effects like filter effects and blend modes. With an abundance of real-world examples and a focus on the principles of good design, The Book of CSS3 will help you expand your CSS skills, as you learn how to: –Style text with custom font choices, drop shadows, and other effects –Create, position, and resize background images on the fly –Spice up static web pages with event-driven transitions and animations –Apply 2D and 3D transformations to text and images –Use linear and radial gradients to create smooth color transitions –Take control of layout with grids, columns, and flexible alignment –Tailor a website’s appearance to every type of web-capable device The companion website includes up-to-date browser compatibility charts, links to tutorials and resources, and live CSS3 examples. The Web can be an ugly place. Make it pretty with The Book of CSS3.

The Book of CSS3

A Developer's Guide to the Future of Web Design

Author: Peter Gasston

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593273630

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 7984

CSS3 is behind most of the eye-catching visuals on the Web today, but the official documentation can be dry and hard to follow and browser implementations are scattershot at best. The Book of CSS3 distills the dense technical language of the CSS3 specification into plain English and shows you what CSS3 can do right now, in all major browsers. With real-world examples and a focus on the principles of good design, it extends your CSS skills, helping you transform ordinary markup into stunning, richly-styled web pages. You'll master the latest cutting-edge CSS3 features and learn how to: –Stylize text with fully customizable outlines, drop shadows, and other effects –Create, position, and resize background images on the fly – Spice up static web pages with event-driven transitions and animations –Apply 2D and 3D transformations to text and images –Use linear and radial gradients to create smooth color transitions –Tailor a website's appearance to smartphones and other devices A companion website includes up-to-date browser compatibility charts and live CSS3 examples for you to explore. The Web can be an ugly place—add a little style to it with The Book of CSS3.

CSS3

Pocket Primer

Author: Oswald Campesato

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1683920562

Category: Computers

Page: 200

View: 9331

As part of the Pocket Primer series, this book provides an overview of the major aspects and the source code to use CSS3. This Pocket Primer is primarily for self-directed learners who want to learn CSS3 and it serves as a starting point for deeper exploration of its programming. Features: •Includes companion files with appendices, source code, and figures •Contains material devoted to CSS3 on mobile devices, use with SVG and HTML5 Canvas, JavaScript, and covers CSS3 application programming interfaces and other toolkits •Provides a solid introduction to CSS3 via complete code samples and images Companion Files: •Source code samples •Appendices Appendix A - jQuery Appendix B - CSS Frameworks & Toolkits • All images from the text (including 4-color)

CSS3

Visual QuickStart Guide

Author: Jason Cranford Teague

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133132757

Category: Computers

Page: 464

View: 3106

With CSS3: Visual QuickStart Guide readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the stylesheet language or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. This task-based, visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions, and plenty of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users CSS. Best-selling author Jason Cranford Teague takes readers step-by-step through today's CSS essentials and provides extensive coverage of CSS3 and CSS 2.1 techniques. The book outlines what can be done with CSS3 now and how the latest browsers have implemented many of the new features. Both beginning users, who want a thorough introduction to CSS, and more advanced users, who are looking for a convenient reference, will find what they need in straightforward language and through readily accessible examples.

Stunning CSS3

A project-based guide to the latest in CSS

Author: Zoe Mickley Gillenwater

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780132366861

Category: Computers

Page: 312

View: 2524

CSS3 adds powerful new functionality to the web’s visual style language to help you create beautiful and engaging designs more easily than ever. With CSS3, you can create eye-catching visual effects such as semitransparent backgrounds, gradients, and drop shadows without using images; display text in beautiful, unique, non-web-safe fonts; create animations without Flash; and customize a design to the user’s unique device or screen size without JavaScript. You’ll learn how to accomplish these effects and more by working through a series of practical yet cutting-edge projects. Each chapter walks you through standalone exercises that you can integrate into projects you’re working on, or use as inspiration. You’ll learn all of the most popular, useful, and well-supported CSS3 techniques, plus: How to use CSS3 to enhance your pages, not just in terms of looks, but also in terms of usability, accessibility, and efficiency When and how to provide workarounds and fallbacks for older, non-supporting browsers How to create stunning designs with unique typography and beautiful graphic details Advanced new selectors to streamline your markup and make it less prone to human errors New methods for creating multiple-column layouts How to quickly and easily create mobile-optimized web designs without using scripting

CSS3: The Missing Manual

Author: David Sawyer McFarland

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449339484

Category: Computers

Page: 650

View: 9933

CSS3 lets you create professional-looking websites, but learning its finer points can be tricky—even for seasoned web developers. This Missing Manual shows you how to take your HTML and CSS skills to the next level, with valuable tips, tricks, and step-by-step instructions. You’ll quickly learn how to build web pages that look great and run fast on devices and screens of all sizes. The important stuff you need to know: Start with the basics. Write CSS3-friendly HTML, including the HTML5 tags recognized by today’s browsers. Apply real-world design. Format text, create navigation tools, and enhance pages with graphics. Make your pages lively. Create eye-catching animations and give your visitors attractive tables and forms. Take control of page layouts. Use professional design techniques such as floats and positioning. Look great on any device. Craft websites that adapt to desktop, tablet, and mobile browsers. Get advanced techniques. Use CSS3 more effectively and efficiently, and ensure that your web pages look good when printed.

CSS3 Foundations

Author: Ian Lunn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118425154

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 7224

Master innovative and eye-catching website design with the exciting new Treehouse Series of books Turn plain words and images into stunning websites with CSS3 and this beautiful, full-color guide. Taking web designers beyond the constraints of prebuilt themes and simple site-building tools, this new Treehouse book combines practicality with inspiration to show you how to create fully customized, modern websites that make viewers stop and stay. The exciting new Treehouse Series of books is authored by Treehouse experts and packed with innovative design ideas and practical skill-building. If you're a web developer, web designer, hobbyist, or career-changer, every book in this practical new series should be on your bookshelf. Part of the new Treehouse Series of books, teaching you effective and compelling website development and design, helping you build practical skills Provides career-worthy information from Treehouse industry pros and trainers Explains the basics of cascading style sheets (CSS), such as how to structure with CSS, use CSS syntax, how to manipulate text, and visual formatting Also covers the box model, how to animate page elements, cross-browser compatibility, and more Leverage pages of dazzling website design ideas and expert instruction with a new Treehouse Series book.

Foundation HTML5 with CSS3

Author: Craig Cook,Jason Garber

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430238763

Category: Computers

Page: 430

View: 4090

If you want to get into developing web sites, the most important thing you'll need is a solid understanding of Hypertext Markup Language, or HTML—the most common language used to write web site content. The most recent version of the language is HTML5, and it contains a whole host of new features to give you more power when creating websites. Foundation HTML5 with CSS3: A Modern Guide and Reference incorporates practical examples to show how to structure data correctly using HTML5, along with styling and layout basics using the latest release of Cascading Style Sheets, CSS3. This book is forward-thinking because all the featured code and techniques are standards-compliant, and it demonstrate best practices—you won't waste your time on outdated, bad techniques. Your web pages will work properly in most web browsers and be accessible to web users with disabilities, easily located using popular search engines, and compact in file size. Even if you already know HTML5 and CSS3 basics, this book will still be useful to you. It features comprehensive reference tables, so you can look up troublesome attributes, codes, and properties quickly and easily. What you’ll learn Standards-compliant HTML5, not outdated techniques Styling and layout basics using CSS3 Who this book is for Web designers and developers who want to bring themselves up to speed in the correct usage of HTML5 and CSS3, or those starting out in modern web development. Table of Contents Getting Started HTML and CSS Basics The Document Structuring Content Embedding Media Linking the Web Constructing Tables Building Forms Page Layout with CSS Putting it All Together

CSS: The Missing Manual

Author: David Sawyer McFarland

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491918012

Category: Computers

Page: 718

View: 5347

CSS lets you create professional-looking websites, but learning its finer points can be tricky—even for seasoned web developers. This fully updated edition provides the most modern and effective tips, tricks, and tutorial-based instruction on CSS available today. Learn how to use new tools such as Flexbox and Sass to build web pages that look great and run fast on any desktop or mobile device. Ideal for casual and experienced designers alike. The important stuff you need to know: Start with the basics. Write CSS-friendly HTML, including the HTML5 tags recognized by today’s browsers. Design for mobile devices. Create web pages that look great when visitors use them on the go. Make your pages work for you. Add animations that capture the imagination, and forms that get the job done. Take control of page layouts. Use professional design techniques such as floats and positioning. Make your layouts more flexible. Design websites with Flexbox that adjust to different devices and screen sizes. Work more efficiently. Write less CSS code and work with smaller files, using Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets (Sass).

Designing Next Generation Web Projects with Css3

Author: Sandro Paganotti

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849693277

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 4302

This book is designed for you if you are a frontend web developer; it requires a solid knowledge of CSS syntax and of the most common CSS2 properties and selectors.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to HTML5 and CSS3

Author: Joe Kraynak

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101515775

Category: Computers

Page: 448

View: 5970

What's next for web developers who want creative, competitive sites. The newest revision of HTML (HyperText Markup Language), the primary markup language for most of the content on the web. It's a major update that incorporates video playback, animation, and drag & drop. CSS3 is the latest version of Cascading Style Sheets, a style sheet language that is used in conjunction with HTML to enhance the presentation of web content. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to HTML5 and CSS3 provides both new and existing web developers with the tools they need to code and design the web content people increasingly expect to see when they open their browser of choice to surf the web. ? Apple's decision to support HTML5 instead of Adobe Flash on the iPhone and iPad is expected to increase the transition to HTML5/CSS3. ? Includes a 16-page color insert.

HTML5 and CSS3

Level Up with Today's Web Technologies

Author: Brian P. Hogan

Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf

ISBN: 1680503685

Category: Computers

Page: 316

View: 6685

HTML5 and CSS3 are more than just buzzwords--they're the foundation for today's web applications. This book gets you up to speed on the HTML5 elements and CSS3 features you can use right now in your current projects, with backwards compatible solutions that ensure that you don't leave users of older browsers behind. This new edition covers even more new features, including CSS animations, IndexedDB, and client-side validations. HTML5 and CSS3 power today's web applications, with semantic markup, better forms, native multimedia, animations, and powerful APIs. You'll get hands-on with all the new features with practical example projects, and find what you need quickly with this book's modular structure. "Falling Back" sections show you how to create solutions for older browsers, and "The Future" sections at the end of each chapter get you excited about the possibilities when features mature. This revised second edition walks you through new features such as IndexedDB, CSS Animations, SVG, and more, along with updated fallback solutions. You'll use HTML5's new markup to create better structure for your content and better interfaces for your forms. You'll work with new form controls and validations, and build interfaces that are accessible to assistive technology and mobile devices. You'll draw with the Canvas and SVG, do simple animations with pure CSS, work with advanced CSS selectors, and make audio and video play natively. You'll bring your web apps to the next level as you use Web Storage and IndexedDB to save data on the client and make applications available offline. And you'll discover how to use web sockets, geolocation, cross-document messaging, and the History API to create even more interactive applications. Today, you have the flexibility that used to be only available through large JavaScript libraries or proprietary plugins. Get ready for today's web. What You Need: You'll need the latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and Internet Explorer, along with a text editor with good support for HTML5 and CSS3 syntax. Instructions for testing on older versions of Internet Explorer are included in the book.

New Perspectives HTML5 and CSS3: Comprehensive

Author: Patrick M. Carey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337509825

Category: Computers

Page: 872

View: 8764

Now readers can master Web page design as they learn from the unique, hands-on approach found in NEW PERSPECTIVES HTML5 AND CSS3: COMPREHENSIVE, 7E. Each tutorial in this complete book challenges learners to put into practice the concepts they have just learned. Every tutorial includes a basic statement of the problem, the goals to be achieved, and a helpful demonstration of how to complete the task to create a fully functional website. Readers do not need any prior experience with HTML or CSS or any specialized software other than a basic editor and Web browser. With the book’s user-friendly approach, learners develop important problem-solving skills as they apply what they’ve learned in a professional environment. Successfully completing this book’s tutorial cases and case problems can act a springboard to develop the reader’s own professional portfolio that showcases strong abilities in website design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Using SVG with CSS3 and HTML5

Vector Graphics for Web Design

Author: Amelia Bellamy-Royds,Kurt Cagle,Dudley Storey

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491921943

Category: Computers

Page: 844

View: 2688

Using Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) for illustrations only scratches the surface of this format’s potential on the web. With this practical guide, you’ll learn how to use SVG not only for illustrations but also as graphical documents that you can integrate into complex HTML5 web pages, and style with custom CSS. Web developers will discover ways to adapt designs by adding data based graphics, dynamic styles, interaction, or animation. Divided into five parts, this book includes: SVG on the web: Understand how SVG works with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to define graphics Drawing with markup: Learn the vector language of x and y coordinates that let SVG create basic and custom shapes Putting graphics in their place: Use the coordinate system to draw SVG shapes and text at different scales and positions Artistic touches: Explore how color is used, how strokes are created and manipulated, and how graphical effects like filters, clipping, and masking are applied SVG as an application: Make your graphic more accessible to humans and computers, and learn how to make it interactive or animated

Beginning HTML5 and CSS3

The Web Evolved

Author: Christopher Murphy,Richard Clark,Oliver Studholme,Divya Manian

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 143022875X

Category: Computers

Page: 624

View: 7394

Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 is your introduction to the new features and elements of HTML5—as a web developer you'll learn about all the leaner, cleaner, and more efficient code available now with HTML5, along with some new tools that will allow you to create more meaningful and richer content. For everyone involved in web design, this book also introduces the new structural integrity and styling flexibility of CSS 3—which means better-looking pages and smarter content in your website projects. For all forward-looking web professionals who want to start enjoying and deploying the new HTML5 and CSS3 features right away, this book provides you with an in-depth look at the new capabilities—including audio and video—that are new to web standards. You’ll learn about the new HTML5 structural sections, plus HTML5 and CSS3 layouts. You’ll also discover why some people think HTML5 is going to be a Flash killer, when you see how to create transitions and animations with these new technologies. So get ahead in your web development through the practical, step-by-step approaches offered to you in Beginning HTML5 and CSS3.

Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS3

Author: Ben Frain

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849693196

Category: Computers

Page: 324

View: 3420

This book will lead you, step by step and with illustrative screenshots, through a real example. Are you writing two websites - one for mobile and one for larger displays? Or perhaps you've heard of Responsive Design but are unsure how to bring HTML5, CSS3, or responsive design all together. If so, this book provides everything you need to take your web pages to the next level - before all your competitors do!

HTML5 and CSS3 Transition, Transformation, and Animation

Author: Aravind Shenoy,Gianluca Guarini

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1849519951

Category: Computers

Page: 136

View: 4722

Quick and simple example-driven introduction to HTML5 Transitions, Transformations and Animations. Learn by doing to create some simply amazing HTML5 web applications. If you are a web developer or designer and would love to learn and use the game changing technologies included within HTML5 this is the right book for you, start at the beginning and learn some of this technologies awesome features around transitions, transformations and animations. This book is for beginners with transitions, transformations and animations that want a quick and simple kick start using clear and reusable examples.

Picture CSS3

Author: Matthew David

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136023372

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 45

View: 614

See how you can use Cascading Style Sheets 3, or CSS3, to quickly and easily increase your control over visual Web page design. * Gain strong control over your color selection in CSS by using RGB syntax * Embed Web fonts using EOT, WOFF, SVG FONTS, and TTF Web fonts * Create gradients * Control alpha level and transparency * Skew CSS objects such as text with the Transform syntax * Apply animation using CSS Picture CSS3 is the second of five articles on the new Web standard, HTML5. These five full-color articles feature ample visuals to illustrate what your Web sites can do with the help of HTML5. The articles are also combined in the book , HTML5, which will add exclusive material in the form of a related real-life project to go alongside each article. This article is equivalent to 44 print pages.

New Perspectives on HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

Author: Patrick M. Carey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 133751635X

Category: Computers

Page: 1216

View: 1635

Today’s current and future professionals can now discover the thorough instruction needed to build dynamic, interactive Web sites from scratch with NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML5, CSS3, AND JAVASCRIPT, 6E. Part of the popular New Perspectives Series, this user-friendly book provides comprehensive coverage of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with an inviting approach that starts with the basics and does not require any prior knowledge on the subject. Detailed explanations of key concepts and skills make even the most challenging topics clear and accessible. Case scenarios and case problems place the most complex concepts within an understandable and practical context. Readers develop important problem solving skills while working through the book’s realistic exercises. Proven applications and an interesting approach help readers retain the material and apply what they’ve learned in today’s professional environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.