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The CSS Pocket Guide by Chris Casciano

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13. Resets and Frameworks

In the previous chapters, the focus was on understanding the building blocks and elements that make up the language of Cascading Style Sheets. In Chapter 7, we used those elements to create some commonly used layout and grid structures.

But often, the task of building a web site does not start with rebuilding all elements from scratch; instead, it often starts with reusing elements by drawing from a library of code you’ve previously written or open source code for libraries or elements that you can use.

CSS Resets

In the Chapter 2 discussion of browser- and user-created style sheets, you saw how the default styling for common elements such as paragraphs, links, and forms can be different from each other. Building a ...

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