Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design, Video Edition (includes Handcrafted CSS Book and Handcrafted CSS: Bulletproof Essentials DVD)

by Dan Cederholm, Ethan Marcotte

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There's a real connection between craftsmanship and Web design. That's the theme running through Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design, by bestselling author Dan Cederholm, with a chapter contributed by renowned Web designer and developer Ethan Marcotte. This book explores CSS3 that works in today's browsers, and you'll be convinced that now's the time to start experimenting with it. Whether you're a Web designer, project manager, or a graphic designer wanting to learn more about the fluidity that's required when designing for the Web, you'll discover the tools to create the most flexible, reliable, and bulletproof Web designs. And you'll finally be able to persuade your clients to adopt innovative and effective techniques that make everyone's life easier while improving the end user's experience. This book's seven chapters deconstruct various aspects of a case-study Web site for the Tugboat Coffee Company, focusing on aspects that make it bulletproof and demonstrate progressive enrichment techniques over more traditional labor-intensive methods. Subjects covered in this book include: * building for unanticipated future use* progressively enriching designs using CSS3 properties* using RGBA color for transparency with an alpha channel* modular float management* crafting flexible frameworks* fluid layouts using grid-based design principles* craftsmanship details on typography, jQuery, and shifting backgroundsThe video included with this special edition features author Dan Cederholm as he illustrates 10 essential Web design guidelines. Enhancing the content in this book, the Handcrafted CSS: Bulletproof Essentials DVD will arm you with a checklist to make your next project a flexible, adaptable, and wellcrafted design.

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Published
10/08/2009

Publisher
New Riders Publishing

ISBN
9780321658531


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