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Inspired CSS: Styling for a Beautiful Web

Video Description

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 new 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 video, Andy demonstrates these concepts using examples from a fictitious Web site he created. Files are included so you can follow along.

Within three hours of instruction, you will 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

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
Floats
Section 7b: CSS Layout Techniques
Margins
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