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CSS3 For Dummies by John Paul Mueller

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Chapter 1

Understanding CSS3

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding why using Cascading Style Sheets version 3 (CSS3) is essential

arrow Determining how your browser affects your use of CSS3

arrow Considering the structure of CSS3 through its modules

arrow Defining the concept of a style

arrow Working with basic styles

arrow Determining how units of measure affect appearance

There was a time when even websites painstakingly formatted with arcane tags still ended up boring or unattractive because the tags simply didn’t provide much flexibility in presenting content. In addition, the tags were supported in different ways by each of the browsers that were popular at the time, so that your beautifully rendered page ended up looking terrible on another user’s system. The improper use of tags (such as those used to define tables) also caused problems for people with special needs when their software failed to work with the tags. ...

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