CSS The Definitive Guide

Author: Eric A. Meyer
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449325084
Release Date: 2017-10-16
Genre: Computers

If you’re a web designer or app developer interested in sophisticated page styling, improved accessibility, and saving time and effort, this book is for you. This revised edition provides a comprehensive guide to CSS implementation, along with a thorough review of the latest CSS specifications. CSS is a constantly evolving language for describing the presentation of web content on screen, printers, speech synthesizers, screen readers, and chat windows. It is used by all browsers on all screen sizes on all types of IoT devices, including phones, computers, video games, televisions, watches, kiosks, and auto consoles. Authors Eric Meyer and Estelle Weyl show you how to improve user experience, speed development, avoid potential bugs, and add life and depth to your applications through layout, transitions and animations, borders, backgrounds, text properties, and many other tools and techniques. This guide covers: Selectors, specificity, and the cascade Values, units, fonts, and text properties Padding, borders, outlines, and margins Colors, backgrounds, and gradients Floats and positioning tricks Flexible box layout The new Grid layout system 2D and 3D transforms, transitions, and animation Filters, blending, clipping, and masking Media and feature queries

CSS

Author: Eric A. Meyer
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
ISBN: 1449393195
Release Date: 2017-08-25
Genre: Computers

CSS has come a long way since its early days, when it provided a bit of help to a mostly HTML-oriented world. Today, nearly any serious multi-page site relies on CSS to provide consistent and attractive interfaces that layer smoothly on top of an HTML foundation. CSS: The Definitive Guide, 4th Edition provides experienced web developers with a comprehensive guide to CSS implementation, along with a thorough review of all aspects of CSS 3. Updated to cover Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft's vastly improved browser, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome, and Opera, this new edition includes content on transitions, animations, new selectors, paged media, and more. Updated for the latest in CSS3 specifications and browser support Explores the complex world of CSS transformations Demonstrates new interface approaches built on CSS animations Reconsiders layout possibilities with grid and flexible box possibilities

CSS Pocket Reference

Author: Eric A. Meyer
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449313050
Release Date: 2011-07-12
Genre: Computers

When you're working with CSS and need a quick answer, CSS Pocket Reference delivers. This handy, concise book provides all of the essential information you need to implement CSS on the fly. Ideal for intermediate to advanced web designers and developers, the 4th edition is revised and updated for CSS3, the latest version of the Cascading Style Sheet specification. Along with a complete alphabetical reference to CSS3 selectors and properties, you'll also find a short introduction to the key concepts of CSS. Based on Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide, this reference is an easy-to-use cheatsheet of the CSS specifications you need for any task at hand. This book helps you: Quickly find and adapt the style elements you need Learn how CSS3 features complement and extend your CSS practices Discover new value types and new CSS selectors Implement drop shadows, multiple backgrounds, rounded corners, and border images Get new information about transforms and transitions

JavaScript The Definitive Guide

Author: David Flanagan
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 0596554478
Release Date: 2006-08-17
Genre: Computers

This Fifth Edition is completely revised and expanded to cover JavaScript as it is used in today's Web 2.0 applications. This book is both an example-driven programmer's guide and a keep-on-your-desk reference, with new chapters that explain everything you need to know to get the most out of JavaScript, including: Scripted HTTP and Ajax XML processing Client-side graphics using the canvas tag Namespaces in JavaScript--essential when writing complex programs Classes, closures, persistence, Flash, and JavaScript embedded in Java applications Part I explains the core JavaScript language in detail. If you are new to JavaScript, it will teach you the language. If you are already a JavaScript programmer, Part I will sharpen your skills and deepen your understanding of the language. Part II explains the scripting environment provided by web browsers, with a focus on DOM scripting with unobtrusive JavaScript. The broad and deep coverage of client-side JavaScript is illustrated with many sophisticated examples that demonstrate how to: Generate a table of contents for an HTML document Display DHTML animations Automate form validation Draw dynamic pie charts Make HTML elements draggable Define keyboard shortcuts for web applications Create Ajax-enabled tool tips Use XPath and XSLT on XML documents loaded with Ajax And much more Part III is a complete reference for core JavaScript. It documents every class, object, constructor, method, function, property, and constant defined by JavaScript 1.5 and ECMAScript Version 3. Part IV is a reference for client-side JavaScript, covering legacy web browser APIs, the standard Level 2 DOM API, and emerging standards such as the XMLHttpRequest object and the canvas tag. More than 300,000 JavaScript programmers around the world have madethis their indispensable reference book for building JavaScript applications. "A must-have reference for expert JavaScript programmers...well-organized and detailed." -- Brendan Eich, creator of JavaScript

The Definitive Guide to HTML5

Author: Adam Freeman
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430239611
Release Date: 2012-01-28
Genre: Computers

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 provides the breadth of information you'll need to start creating the next generation of HTML5 websites. It covers all the base knowledge required for standards-compliant, semantic, modern website creation. It also covers the full HTML5 ecosystem and the associated APIs that complement the core HTML5 language. The Definitive Guide to HTML5 begins by tackling the basics of HTML5, ensuring that you know best practices and key uses of all of the important elements, including those new to HTML5. This section also covers extended usage of CSS3, JavaScript, and DOM manipulation, making you proficient in all core aspects of modern website creation. The final part of the book covers the associated W3C APIs that surround the HTML5 specification. You will achieve a thorough working knowledge of the Geolocation API, web storage, creating offline applications, and the new drag and drop functionality. The Definitive Guide to HTML5 also dives into the key media enhancements of HTML5 and its surrounding technologies: Canvas, video and audio.

CSS and Documents

Author: Eric A. Meyer
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449358389
Release Date: 2012-09-28
Genre: Computers

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a powerful tool that transforms the presentation of a document or a collection of documents, and it’s spread to nearly every corner of the Web—as well as many non-web environments. In this free introduction to Cascade Style Sheets, you’ll learn how CSS makes it possible for you to completely change the way document elements are presented by a user agent. You’ll discover the origins of this specification and how CSS styles work with HTML. Learn how you can choose style sheets based on the features of a given media type, including desktop screens, web-enabled phones, digital projectors, TVs, Braille devices, print documents, and even various audio renderings of a document. CSS and Documents is an excerpt from the forthcoming 4th edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide.

More Eric Meyer on CSS

Author: Eric A. Meyer
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 0735714258
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Computers

Offers ten projects that describe how to incorporate CSS into a Web site, covering topics such as styling a photo collection, positioning in the background, CSS-driven drop-down menus, and weblogs.

CSS

Author: Eric Meyer
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596527334
Release Date: 2006-11-07
Genre: Computers

Demonstrates the control and flexibility Cascading Style Sheets bring to Web design, covering selectors and structure, units, text manipulation, colors, backgrounds, borders, visual formatting, and positioning.

Building Progressive Web Apps

Author: Tal Ater
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491961629
Release Date: 2017-08-08
Genre: Computers

Move over native apps. New progressive web apps have capabilities that will soon make you obsolete. With this hands-on guide, web developers and business execs will learn how—and why—to develop web apps that take advantage of features that have so far been exclusive to native apps. Features that include fast load times, push notifications, offline access, homescreen shortcuts, and an entirely app-like experience. By leveraging the latest browser APIs, progressive web apps combine all of the benefits of native apps, while avoiding their issues. Throughout the book, author Tal Ater shows you how to improve a simple website for the fictional Gotham Imperial Hotel into a modern progressive web app. Plus: Understand how service workers work, and use them to create sites that launch in an instant, regardless of the user’s internet connection Create full-screen web apps that launch from the phone's homescreen just like native apps Re-engage users with push notifications, even days after they have left your site Embrace offline-first and build web apps that gracefully handle loss of connectivity Explore new UX opportunities and challenges presented by progressive web apps

Grid Layout in CSS

Author: Eric A. Meyer
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491930168
Release Date: 2016-04-18
Genre: Computers

CSS has had a layout-shaped hole at its center since the beginning. Designers have bent features such as float and clear to help fill that hole, but nothing has quite done the job. Now that’s about to change. With this concise guide, you’ll learn how to use CSS grid layout, a generalized system that lets you lay out pieces of your design independent of their document source order and with full awareness of the overall design. Short and deep, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Grid Layout in CSS, you’ll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it’s released. Why wait? Learn how to make your web pages come alive today. Explore the differences between grid boxes and block containers Create block-level grids, inline grids, and even nest grids inside grids Learn best practices for attaching elements to your layout, using explicitly defined grid lines or grid area Understand how the implicit grid automatically adjusts for oversized elements Create gutters between grid elements, and align and justify individual items Eric A. Meyer is an author, speaker, blogger, sometime teacher, and co-founder of An Event Apart. He’s a two-decade veteran of the Web and web standards, a past member of the W3C’s Cascading Style Sheets Working Group, and the author of O’Reilly’s CSS: The Definitive Guide.

Learning Web Design

Author: Jennifer Niederst Robbins
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449333362
Release Date: 2007-06-15
Genre: Computers

Everything you need to know to create professional web sites is right here. Learning Web Design starts from the beginning -- defining how the Web and web pages work -- and builds from there. By the end of the book, you'll have the skills to create multi-column CSS layouts with optimized graphic files, and you'll know how to get your pages up on the Web. This thoroughly revised edition teaches you how to build web sites according to modern design practices and professional standards. Learning Web Design explains: How to create a simple (X)HTML page, how to add links and images Everything you need to know about web standards -- (X)HTML, DTDs, and more Cascading Style Sheets -- formatting text, colors and backgrounds, using the box model, page layout, and more All about web graphics, and how to make them lean and mean through optimization The site development process, from start to finish Getting your pages on the Web -- hosting, domain names, and FTP The book includes exercises to help you to learn various techniques, and short quizzes to make sure you're up to speed with key concepts. If you're interested in web design, Learning Web Design is the place to start.

CSS The Missing Manual

Author: David Sawyer McFarland
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491918012
Release Date: 2015-08-13
Genre: Computers

CSS lets you create professional-looking websites, but learning its finer points can be tricky—even for seasoned web developers. This fully updated edition provides the most modern and effective tips, tricks, and tutorial-based instruction on CSS available today. Learn how to use new tools such as Flexbox and Sass to build web pages that look great and run fast on any desktop or mobile device. Ideal for casual and experienced designers alike. The important stuff you need to know: Start with the basics. Write CSS-friendly HTML, including the HTML5 tags recognized by today’s browsers. Design for mobile devices. Create web pages that look great when visitors use them on the go. Make your pages work for you. Add animations that capture the imagination, and forms that get the job done. Take control of page layouts. Use professional design techniques such as floats and positioning. Make your layouts more flexible. Design websites with Flexbox that adjust to different devices and screen sizes. Work more efficiently. Write less CSS code and work with smaller files, using Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets (Sass).

CSS Secrets

Author: Lea Verou
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449372767
Release Date: 2015-06-04
Genre: Computers

In this practical guide, CSS expert Lea Verou provides 47 undocumented techniques and tips to help intermediate-to advanced CSS developers devise elegant solutions to a wide range of everyday web design problems. Rather than focus on design, CSS Secrets shows you how to solve problems with code. You'll learn how to apply Lea's analytical approach to practically every CSS problem you face to attain DRY, maintainable, flexible, lightweight, and standards-compliant results. Inspired by her popular talks at over 60 international web development conferences, Lea Verou provides a wealth of information for topics including: Backgrounds and Borders Shapes Visual Effects Typography User Experience Structure and Layout Transitions and Animations

CSS in Depth

Author: Keith J. Grant
Publisher: Manning Publications
ISBN: 1617293458
Release Date: 2018-01-28
Genre:

CSS lets programmers precisely specify the visual design of a web page or web app, from the structural layout of elements on the page to their individual look and feel. CSS in Depth takes web developers from beginner to advanced. In this book, they will revisit concepts that they are likely familiar with but have not completely mastered. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

HTML XHTML

Author: Chuck Musciano
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596510084
Release Date: 2006-10-17
Genre: Computers

"...lucid, in-depth descriptions of the behavior of every HTML tag on every major browser and platform, plus enough dry humor to make the book a pleasure to read." --Edward Mendelson, PC Magazine "When they say 'definitive' they're not kidding." --Linda Roeder, About.com Put everthing you need to know about HTML & XHTML at your fingertips. For nearly a decade, hundreds of thousands of web developers have turned to HTML & XHTML: The Definitive Guide to master standards-based web development. Truly a definitive guide, the book combines a unique balance of tutorial material with a comprehensive reference that even the most experienced web professionals keep close at hand. From basic syntax and semantics to guidelines aimed at helping you develop your own distinctive style, this classic is all you need to become fluent in the language of web design. The new sixth edition guides you through every element of HTML and XHTML in detail, explaining how each element works and how it interacts with other elements. You'll also find detailed discussions of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), which is intricately related to web page development. The most all-inclusive, up-to-date book on these languages available, this edition covers HTML 4.01, XHTML 1.0, and CSS2, with a preview of the upcoming XHTML2 and CSS3. Other topics include the newer initiatives in XHTML (XForms, XFrames, and modularization) and the essentials of XML for advanced readers. You'll learn how to: Use style sheets to control your document's appearance Work with programmatically generated HTML Create tables, both simple and complex Use frames to coordinate sets of documents Design and build interactive forms and dynamic documents Insert images, sound files, video, Java applets, and JavaScript programs Create documents that look good on a variety of browsers The authors apply a natural learning approach that uses straightforward language and plenty of examples. Throughout the book, they offer suggestions for style and composition to help you decide how to best use HTML and XHTML to accomplish a variety of tasks. You'll learn what works and what doesn't, and what makes sense to those who view your web pages and what might be confusing. Written for anyone who wants to learn the language of the Web--from casual users to the full-time design professionals--this is the single most important book on HTML and XHTML you can own. Bill Kennedy is chief technical officer of MobileRobots, Inc. When not hacking new HTML pages or writing about them, "Dr. Bill" (Ph.D. in biophysics from Loyola University of Chicago) is out promoting the company's line of mobile, autonomous robots that can be used for artificial intelligence, fuzzy logic research, and education. Chuck Musciano began his career as a compiler writer and crafter of tools at Harris Corporations' Advanced Technology Group and is now a manager of Unix Systems in Harris' Corporate Data Center.