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Practical CSS3: Develop and Design by Chris Mills

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7. CSS3 Layout Chops

Now comes the time to turn to the subject of using CSS to create layouts. Traditionally, users of CSS have been poorly served in this area, because the tools available to produce layouts have been limited. However, CSS3 provides a number of modules aimed at bridging that gap.

In CSS2, all you really have for designing web page layouts in a serious way are floats and positioning. In many situations you must still rely on JavaScript to fix CSS layout limitations.

CSS3 gives your layout abilities a real booster shot in the arm by offering many modules designed to fulfill specific needs. In this chapter you’ll explore those modules and learn how you can successfully use them now. Let’s get this carnival of content contortion ...

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