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Css The Definitive Guide

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781449325084
Genre : Computers
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If you’re a web designer or app developer interested in sophisticated page styling, improved accessibility, and saving time and effort, this book is for you. This revised edition provides a comprehensive guide to CSS implementation, along with a thorough review of the latest CSS specifications. CSS is a constantly evolving language for describing the presentation of web content on screen, printers, speech synthesizers, screen readers, and chat windows. It is used by all browsers on all screen sizes on all types of IoT devices, including phones, computers, video games, televisions, watches, kiosks, and auto consoles. Authors Eric Meyer and Estelle Weyl show you how to improve user experience, speed development, avoid potential bugs, and add life and depth to your applications through layout, transitions and animations, borders, backgrounds, text properties, and many other tools and techniques. This guide covers: Selectors, specificity, and the cascade Values, units, fonts, and text properties Padding, borders, outlines, and margins Colors, backgrounds, and gradients Floats and positioning tricks Flexible box layout The new Grid layout system 2D and 3D transforms, transitions, and animation Filters, blending, clipping, and masking Media and feature queries
Category: Computers

Css The Definitive Guide

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781449397258
Genre : Computers
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CSS: The Definitive Guide, 3rd Edition, provides you with a comprehensive guide to CSS implementation, along with a thorough review of all aspects of CSS 2.1. Updated to cover Internet Explorer 7, Microsoft's vastly improved browser, this new edition includes content on positioning, lists and generated content, table layout, user interface, paged media, and more. Simply put, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a way to separate a document's structure from its presentation. The benefits of this can be quite profound: CSS allows a much richer document appearance than HTML and also saves time -- you can create or change the appearance of an entire document in just one place; and its compact file size makes web pages load quickly. CSS: The Definitive Guide, 3rd Edition, provides you with a comprehensive guide to CSS implementation, along with a thorough review of all aspects of CSS 2.1. Updated to cover Internet Explorer 7, Microsoft's vastly improved browser, this new edition includes content on positioning, lists and generated content, table layout, user interface, paged media, and more. Author Eric Meyer tackles the subject with passion, exploring in detail each individual CSS property and how it interacts with other properties. You'll not only learn how to avoid common mistakes in interpretation, you also will benefit from the depth and breadth of his experience and his clear and honest style. This is the complete sourcebook on CSS. The 3rd edition contains: Updates to reflect changes in the latest draft version of CSS 2.1 Browser notes updated to reflect changes between IE6 and IE7 Advanced selectors supported in IE7 and other major browsers included A new round of technical edits by a fresh set of editors Clarifications and corrected errata, including updated URLs ofreferenced online resources
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Cascading Style Sheets

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 0596005253
Genre : Computers
File Size : 35.51 MB
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Demonstrates the control and flexibility Cascading Style Sheets bring to Web design, covering selectors and structure, units, text manipulation, colors, backgrounds, borders, visual formatting, and positioning.
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Basic Visual Formatting In Css

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781491929933
Genre : Computers
File Size : 45.82 MB
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This book is all about the theoretical side of visual rendering in CSS. Why is it necessary to devote an entire book on the theoretical underpinnings of visual rendering? The answer is that with a model as open and powerful as that contained within CSS, no book could hope to cover every possible way of combining properties and effects. --Publisher.
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Css And Documents

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781449358389
Genre : Computers
File Size : 65.41 MB
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Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a powerful tool that transforms the presentation of a document or a collection of documents, and it’s spread to nearly every corner of the Web—as well as many non-web environments. In this free introduction to Cascade Style Sheets, you’ll learn how CSS makes it possible for you to completely change the way document elements are presented by a user agent. You’ll discover the origins of this specification and how CSS styles work with HTML. Learn how you can choose style sheets based on the features of a given media type, including desktop screens, web-enabled phones, digital projectors, TVs, Braille devices, print documents, and even various audio renderings of a document. CSS and Documents is an excerpt from the forthcoming 4th edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide.
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Positioning In Css

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781491930342
Genre : Computers
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The Grid Layout spec will soon change your approach to website design, but there will still be plenty of uses for CSS positioning tricks. Whether you want to create sidebars that remain in the viewport (browser window), add sticky section headings to lists or long articles, or overlap one element with another, this concise ebook will expertly guide you through all the main CSS positioning types. Short and deep, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Positioning in CSS, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Make your web pages come alive today. You'll learn how to: Remove an element from a document but keep its new position part of the document’s flow with absolute positioning Keep an element like a masthead or sidebar in one fixed position in the viewport with fixed positioning Preserve an element’s shape and the space it occupied in the document with relative positioning Make a document’s headers selectively stay still in response to scrolling conditions with sticky positioning Eric A. Meyer is an author, speaker, blogger, sometime teacher, and co-founder of An Event Apart. He’s a two-decade veteran of the Web and web standards, a past member of the W3C’s Cascading Style Sheets Working Group, and the author of O’Reilly’s CSS: The Definitive Guide.
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Css Pocket Reference

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 0596001207
Genre : Computers
File Size : 48.4 MB
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The CSS Pocket Reference introduces CSS and lists all CSS1 properties, plus the CSS1 pseudo-elements and pseudo-classes. To help overcome the obstacle of browser incompatibility, we've included a comprehensive guide to how the browsers have implemented support for CSS1.
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Css Floating

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781491929612
Genre : Computers
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While flowing text around images is certainly nothing new, with CSS you can float any element, from images to paragraphs to lists. In this practical guide, author Eric Meyer reveals some interesting—and surprising—ways to use CSS floats in your web design, including the latest capability to flow content past non-rectangular float shapes. Short and sweet, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of CSS Floating, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to bring life to your web pages now. Learn the characteristics of floated elements, and CSS rules for using them Be aware of certain rule exceptions when applying floats to your design, including the use of negative margins Use the clear property to prevent floats from affecting elements in the next section of the document Create floating boxes in non-rectangular shapes, including rounded corners, circles, ellipses, and even polygons Define float shapes with transparent or opaque images
Category: Computers

Table Layout In Css

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781491930502
Genre : Computers
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Isn’t table layout something web designers want to avoid? Yes, but rather than use tables for layout, this book is about the ways that tables themselves are laid out by CSS, a process more complicated than it appears. This concise guide takes you on a deep dive into the concepts necessary for understanding CSS and tables in your web layout, including table formatting, cell alignment, and table width. Short and deep, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Table Layout in CSS, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Make your web pages come alive today. You’ll explore: Formatting—learn how elements such as display values, anonymous objects, and table layers relate to each other when you assemble CSS tables Cell border appearance—understand two distinct approaches (the separated model and the collapsed model) that govern how (or if) borders merge Table sizing—determine table width by using either a fixed- or automatic-width layout, and learn how heights are calculated
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Grid Layout In Css

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781491930168
Genre : Computers
File Size : 61.76 MB
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CSS has had a layout-shaped hole at its center since the beginning. Designers have bent features such as float and clear to help fill that hole, but nothing has quite done the job. Now that’s about to change. With this concise guide, you’ll learn how to use CSS grid layout, a generalized system that lets you lay out pieces of your design independent of their document source order and with full awareness of the overall design. Short and deep, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Grid Layout in CSS, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to make your web pages come alive today. Explore the differences between grid boxes and block containers Create block-level grids, inline grids, and even nest grids inside grids Learn best practices for attaching elements to your layout, using explicitly defined grid lines or grid area Understand how the implicit grid automatically adjusts for oversized elements Create gutters between grid elements, and align and justify individual items Eric A. Meyer is an author, speaker, blogger, sometime teacher, and co-founder of An Event Apart. He’s a two-decade veteran of the Web and web standards, a past member of the W3C’s Cascading Style Sheets Working Group, and the author of O’Reilly’s CSS: The Definitive Guide.
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Transforms In Css

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781491928226
Genre : Computers
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Present information in stunning new ways by transforming CSS elements in two- and three-dimensional space. Whether you’re rotating a photo, doing some interesting perspective tricks, or creating an interface that lets you reveal information on an element’s backside, this practical guide shows you how to use them to great effect. Short and sweet, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Transforms in CSS, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to bring life to your web pages now. Create interesting combinations of 2D transforms and fully 3D-acting interfaces Learn two types of coordinate systems used in CSS transforms: the Cartesian coordinate system and the spherical system Use the transform property to translate, scale, rotate, and skew an element Create the illusion of depth by adding perspective to an element—or one perspective to a group of elements Reveal the back of an element with the backface-visibility property
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Colors Backgrounds And Gradients

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781491927687
Genre : COMPUTERS
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One advantage of using CSS3 is that you can apply colors and backgrounds to any element in a web document, create your own gradients, and even apply multiple backgrounds to the same element. This practical guide shows you many ways to use colors, backgrounds, and gradients to achieve some pretty awesome effects. Short and sweet, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Colors, Backgrounds, and Gradients, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to bring life to your web pages now. Define foreground colors for a border or element with the color property Combine foreground and background colors to create interesting effects Position and repeat one or more images in an element’s background Fix an image to a screen’s viewing area, rather than to the element that contains it Use color stops to define vertical, horizontal, and diagonal linear gradients Create spotlight effects, circular shadows, and other effects with radial gradients
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Css Fonts

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781449371548
Genre : Computers
File Size : 28.81 MB
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From custom fonts to ad-hoc font families you assemble out of a variety of individual faces, CSS 3 gives you more typographic options than ever before. This concise guide shows you how to use CSS properties to gain a fine-grained and wide-ranging influence over how you display fonts on the Web. Short and sweet, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Fonts, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to choose and manipulate fonts right away. Specify font families and their generic alternatives Use @font-face to specify customized downloadable fonts Size your fonts with absolute or relative scales, percentages, or length units Understand the difference between italic and oblique styles Learn how to specify or suppress a font’s kerning data and other font features Synthesize your own variants for fonts that lack bold or italic text
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Css Pocket Reference

Author : Eric Meyer
ISBN : 9781449399030
Genre : Computers
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Looks at the key concepts of CSS and provides an alphabetical listing of the properties of CSS3.
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Padding Borders Outlines And Margins In Css

Author : Eric A. Meyer
ISBN : 9781491929759
Genre : Computers
File Size : 77.9 MB
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The ability to apply margins, borders, and padding to any web page element is one of the things that sets CSS so far above traditional markup. With this practical guide, you will not only learn how to use these properties to lay out your document, but also how to change and control the appearance of any element on the page. Short and sweet, this short book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Padding, Borders, Outlines, and Margins in CSS, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to bring life to your web pages now. Understand the CSS box model, including the way different properties relate to one another Use tricks for defining padding values, including inline element padding Explore border width, style, and color, plus the use of border images Learn how to use outlines: presentational elements that won’t affect layout Dive into the use of margins, including the way top and bottom margins collapse
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Ajax The Definitive Guide

Author : Anthony T. Holdener III
ISBN : 9780596554972
Genre : Computers
File Size : 73.51 MB
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Is Ajax a new technology, or the same old stuff web developers have been using for years? Both, actually. This book demonstrates not only how tried-and-true web standards make Ajax possible, but how these older technologies allow you to give sites a decidedly modern Web 2.0 feel. Ajax: The Definitive Guide explains how to use standards like JavaScript, XML, CSS, and XHTML, along with the XMLHttpRequest object, to build browser-based web applications that function like desktop programs. You get a complete background on what goes into today's web sites and applications, and learn to leverage these tools along with Ajax for advanced browser searching, web services, mashups, and more. You discover how to turn a web browser and web site into a true application, and why developing with Ajax is faster, easier and cheaper. The book also explains: How to connect server-side backend components to user interfaces in the browser Loading and manipulating XML documents, and how to replace XML with JSON Manipulating the Document Object Model (DOM) Designing Ajax interfaces for usability, functionality, visualization, and accessibility Site navigation layout, including issues with Ajax and the browser's back button Adding life to tables & lists, navigation boxes and windows Animation creation, interactive forms, and data validation Search, web services and mash-ups Applying Ajax to business communications, and creating Internet games without plug-ins The advantages of modular coding, ways to optimize Ajax applications, and more This book also provides references to XML and XSLT, popular JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries, and Toolkits, and various Web Service APIs. By offering web developers a much broader set of tools and options, Ajax gives developers a new way to create content on the Web, while throwing off the constraints of the past. Ajax: The Definitive Guide describes the contents of this unique toolbox in exhaustive detail, and explains how to get the most out of it.
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Selectors Specificity And The Cascade

Author : Eric Meyer
ISBN : 9781449342494
Genre : Computers
File Size : 30.28 MB
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Exactly how does the "cascade" in Cascading Style Sheets work? This concise guide demonstrates the power and simplicity of CSS selectors for applying style rules to different web page elements. You’ll learn how your page’s presentation depends on a multitude of style rules and the complex ways they function—and sometimes collide—within the document’s structure. This guide is a chapter from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Selectors, Specificity, and the Cascade, you’ll receive a significant discount on the entire Definitive Guide when it’s released. Why wait when you can learn how to use selectors and other key CSS 3 features right away? Learn how to create CSS rules that apply to a large number of similar elements Group rules to make style sheets smaller and download times faster Understand how elements inherit styles from their parents Discover how reader and browser preferences affect your page presentation Examine specificity—the method browsers use to choose between two conflicting style rules Get a handle on how specificity and inheritance combine to form the cascade Get details on all of the CSS3 selectors
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Javascript The Definitive Guide

Author : David Flanagan
ISBN : 9781449308841
Genre : Computers
File Size : 85.99 MB
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A revised and updated edition offers comprehensive coverage of ECMAScript 5 (the new JavaScript language standard) and also the new APIs introduced in HTML5, with chapters on functions and classes completely rewritten and updated to match current best practices and a new chapter on language extensions and subsets
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Css Cookbook

Author : Christopher Schmitt
ISBN : 0596005768
Genre : Computers
File Size : 42.24 MB
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Provides information and examples on using CSS to format Web pages, covering such topics as Web typography, links, navigation, page layouts, and Web site design.
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