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CSS in Depth

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Summary

CSS in Depth exposes you to a world of CSS techniques that range from clever to mind-blowing. This instantly useful book is packed with creative examples and powerful best practices that will sharpen your technical skills and inspire your sense of design.

Foreword by Chris Coyier, Cofounder of CodePen.

Dig even deeper into the secrets of CSS with our video course CSS in Depth in Motion, available exclusively at Manning.com (www.manning.com/livevideo/css-in-depth-​in-motion)

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Technology

Some websites really pop. They look great, they're visually consistent, and they feel interactive and responsive. You can bet their developers knew CSS in depth. CSS specifies everything from the structural layout of page elements to their individual look and feel. True masters know the patterns of CSS development, the techniques to implement them, and the subtle touches that result in beautiful typography, fluid transitions, and balanced graphics. Join them

About the Book

CSS in Depth exposes you to a world of CSS techniques that range from clever to mind-blowing. This instantly useful book is packed with creative examples and powerful best practices that will sharpen your technical skills and inspire your sense of design. You'll gain new insights into familiar features like floats and units, and experiment with emerging ideas like responsive design and pattern libraries. Bottom line: this book will make you a better web designer and your apps will look fantastic

What's Inside

  • Avoid common CSS pitfalls
  • Master misunderstood concepts
  • Use flexbox and grid layout
  • Responsive designs for any device
  • Code for reuse and maintainability

About the Reader

Written for web developers who know the basics of CSS and HTML.

About the Author

Keith J. Grant is a senior web developer who builds and maintains web applications and websites, including The New York Stock Exchange site.

Table of Contents

    PART 1 - REVIEWING THE FUNDAMENTALS
  1. Cascade, specificity, and inheritance
  2. Working with relative units
  3. Mastering the box model
  4. PART 2 - MASTERING LAYOUT
  5. Making sense of floats
  6. Flexbox
  7. Grid layout
  8. Positioning and stacking contexts
  9. Responsive design
  10. PART 3 - CSS AT SCALE
  11. Modular CSS
  12. Pattern libraries
  13. PART 4 - ADVANCED TOPICS
  14. Backgrounds, shadows, and blend modes
  15. Contrast, color, and spacing
  16. Typography
  17. Transitions
  18. Transforms
  19. Animations
Author: Grant, Keith J.
Manning Publications