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Eric Meyer on CSS: Mastering the Language of Web Design

Book Description

There are several other books on the market that serve as in-depth technical guides or reference books for CSS. None, however, take a more hands-on approach and use practical examples to teach readers how to solve the problems they face in designing with CSS - until now. Eric Meyer provides a variety of carefully crafted projects that teach how to use CSS and why particular methods were chosen. The web site includes all of the files needed to complete the tutorials in the book. In addition, bonus information is be posted.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Author
  3. About the Technical Reviewers
  4. Acknowledgments
  5. Tell Us What You Think
  6. Foreword
  7. Introduction
  8. Overview
  9. Conventions
  10. Converting an Existing Page
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Converting the Document
    5. The Benefits of All Our Work
    6. Branching Out
  11. Styling a Press Release
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Altering the Styles
    6. Externalizing Our Style
    7. Adding to the Basic Design
    8. Branching Out
  12. Styling an Events Calendar
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Working with a More Detailed Calendar
    6. Branching Out
  13. Bringing Hyperlinks to Life
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Branching Out
  14. How to Skin a Menu
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Menu
    5. Reskinning the Menu
    6. Branching Out
  15. Styling for Print
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document for Print
    5. Print Styles for a Press Release
    6. Styling a Calendar for Printing
    7. Branching Out
  16. Making an Input Form Look Good
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Print Styles
    6. Finishing Up
    7. Branching Out
  17. Creating an Online Greeting Card
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. A Variant Look
    6. Branching Out
  18. Multicolumn Layout
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Styling the Document with Positioning
    6. Styling Three Columns
    7. Refloating the Design
    8. Branching Out
  19. Sneaking Out of the Box
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Curves Ahead
    6. Branching Out
  20. Positioning a Better Design
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Branching Out
  21. Fixing Your Backgrounds
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Branching Out
  22. Eric Meyer on CSS in CSS
    1. Project Goals
    2. Preparation
    3. Laying the Groundwork
    4. Styling the Document
    5. Postproject Analysis
    6. Branching Out
  23. Eric Meyer on CSS
  24. Visit the Web Site for:
  25. Index