CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions (Black & White)

By Andy Budd

Building on what made the 1st version a bestseller, CSS Mastery: complicated net criteria strategies, moment Edition unites the disparate details on CSS-based layout unfold in the course of the web into one definitive, glossy advisor. Revised to hide CSS3, the publication will be learn from entrance to again, with each one bankruptcy development at the earlier one. despite the fact that, it may possibly even be used as a reference ebook, dipping into every one bankruptcy or strategy to aid remedy particular difficulties. briefly, this is often the only publication on CSS you have to have.

This moment variation contains:

  • New examples and up-to-date browser help details
  • New case experiences from Simon Collison and Cameron Moll
  • CSS3 examples, displaying new CSS3 gains, and CSS3 equivalents to attempted and demonstrated CSS2 ideas

What you’ll learn

  • The most sensible perform recommendations in CSS layout.
  • The most crucial (and tough) components of CSS
  • Identify and connect the most typical CSS difficulties
  • How to house the commonest insects
  • Completely modern browser help details
  • Covers CSS3 in addition to CSS2 exhibiting you the way forward for CSS

Who this booklet is for

This booklet is aimed in the direction of intermediate internet designers/developers, even supposing the examples are basic adequate for amateur designers/developers with a uncomplicated knowing of CSS to grasp.

The CSS 2/3 content material of the booklet is brought in a fashion that permits you to benefit CSS2 concepts that you should enforce now in specialist paintings, after which gem up on CSS3 innovations to begin having a look in the direction of the future.

Table of Contents

  1. Setting the principles
  2. Getting Your types to Hit the objective
  3. Visual Formatting version evaluation
  4. Using Backgrounds for impression
  5. Styling hyperlinks
  6. Styling Lists and growing Nav Bars
  7. Styling varieties and information Tables
  8. Layout
  9. Bugs and insect solving
  10. Case learn: Roma Italia
  11. Case research: Climb the Mountains

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Sass and Compass in Action

By Wynn Netherland


Sass and Compass in Action is the definitive advisor to stylesheet authoring utilizing those progressive instruments. Written for either designers and builders, this ebook demonstrates the ability of either Sass and Compass via a chain of examples that handle universal ache issues linked to conventional stylesheet authoring. The ebook starts off with uncomplicated issues equivalent to CSS resets and strikes directly to extra concerned subject matters corresponding to grid frameworks and CSS3 seller implementation differences.

About this Book

For 15 years, we have been utilizing CSS to patiently paint the internet via hand. not more! Sass and Compass upload scripting and a library of parts to straightforward CSS so that you can simplify stylesheet authoring, automate tedious initiatives, and upload dynamic styling good points on your pages. give some thought to Sass and Compass as strength instruments that let you paint with notable pace and precision.

Sass and Compass in Action is a hands-on consultant to stylesheet authoring utilizing those progressive instruments. This functional ebook exhibits you the way to put off universal CSS discomfort issues and focus on making your pages pop. you are going to start with basic subject matters like CSS resets after which development to extra huge demanding situations like construction a private stylesheet framework to package deal and reuse your personal methods and opinions.

Purchase of the print e-book contains a unfastened e-book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.

What's Inside

  • CSS for computing device and cellular net apps
  • Loaded with examples and reusable techniques
  • Authors are Sass and Compass creators and center workforce members

About the Authors

Wynn Netherland is an entire stack net developer who co hosts The Changelog Podcast. Chris Eppstein is the author of Compass and a member of the Sass center crew. Brandon Mathis is a passionate expert internet dressmaker with deep Sass abilities. Nathan Weizenbaum is the author and lead developer of Sass.

Table of Contents

    PART 1: GETTING conversant in SASS AND COMPASS
  1. Sass and Compass make stylesheets enjoyable again
  2. uncomplicated Sass syntax
  4. CSS grids with out the math
  5. do away with the mundane utilizing Compass
  6. CSS3 with Compass
  8. Spriting
  9. From prototype to production
  10. High-performance stylesheets
  11. PART four: complex SASS AND COMPASS
  12. Scripting with Sass
  13. developing and sharing a Compass extension

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Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, 2nd Edition

By Steve Krug

5 years and greater than 100,000 copies after it used to be first released, it truly is difficult to visualize someone operating in website design who hasn't learn Steve Krug's "instant vintage" on net usability, yet individuals are nonetheless researching it each day.  during this moment version, Steve provides 3 new chapters within the comparable type because the unique: wry and enjoyable, but loaded with insights and useful suggestion for amateur and veteran alike.  do not be shocked if it thoroughly alterations how you take into consideration website design. With those 3 new chapters:

  • Usability as universal courtesy -- Why humans rather go away net sites
  • Web Accessibility, CSS, and also you -- Making websites usable and accessible
  • Help! My boss wishes me to ______. -- Surviving govt layout whims

"I notion usability used to be the enemy of layout until eventually I learn the 1st version of this book.  Don't Make Me imagine! showed me the right way to placed myself within the place of the person that makes use of my site.  After studying it over a few hours and placing its rules to paintings for the prior 5 years, i will say it has performed extra to enhance my talents as an online clothier than the other book.

In this moment version, Steve Krug provides crucial ammunition for these whose bosses, consumers, stakeholders, and advertising managers insist on doing the incorrect thing.  if you happen to layout, write, application, personal, or deal with websites, you want to learn this book."  -- Jeffrey Zeldman, writer of Designing with net Standards

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WordPress: Pushing the Limits

By Rachel McCollin

Take WordPress past its convenience zone

As the preferred open resource running a blog device, WordPress is getting used to energy more and more complicated websites, pushing it past its unique goal. during this targeted publication, the authors percentage their stories and recommendation for operating successfully with consumers, deal with a undertaking group, advance with WordPress for higher initiatives, and push WordPress past its limits in order that consumers have the personalized website they want on the way to reach a aggressive marketplace.

  • Explains that there's a couple of method of a WordPress problem and indicates you ways to settle on the person who is healthier for you, your customer, and your team
  • Walks you thru website hosting and constructing environments, subject development, and contingency planning
  • Addresses operating with HTML, personal home page, JavaScript, and CSS

WordPress: Pushing the Limits encourages you to learn from the reviews of professional WordPress programmers in order that your client's website can succeed.

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Google AdWords For Dummies

The enjoyable and pleasant advisor on getting the main price from your AdWords campaigns, now updated!

Google AdWords is a distinct instrument on the way to set your individual finances and create advertisements and select key terms which are in particular regarding your enterprise. this convenient advisor walks you thru the most recent information, tips, and methods for maximizing your AdWords crusade. proposing insurance that's approximately totally rewritten or revised, this functional consultant provides chapters on subject matters resembling advert extensions, feeds for e-commerce, cellular ads, complicated advert writing, and the recent Google reveal community. furthermore, the writer offers updates that replicate useful new top practices.

  • Boasts nearly eighty five percentage up to date or new content
  • Updates well known subject matters corresponding to experiments, advert extensions, feeds for e-commerce, cellular advertisements, complex advert writing, and more
  • Incorporates alterations to the AdWords interfaces
  • Shares most sensible practices in break up checking out, opt-in touchdown web page constitution, and advert staff structure
  • Reviews new, loose instruments integrated in AdWords in addition to new and more suitable third-party tools

With this useful reference by way of your facet, you will discover how one can make a Google AdWords crusade to paintings for you!

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Build Your Own Database Driven Web Site Using PHP & MySQL

By Kevin Yank

Build your personal Database pushed site utilizing personal home page & MySQL is a realistic hands-on advisor to studying all of the instruments, rules and strategies had to construct a completely useful database-driven website utilizing personal home page & MySQL.

This booklet covers every thing from fitting Hypertext Preprocessor & MySQL less than home windows, Linux, and Mac via to development a dwell web-based content material administration method.

whereas this is often primarily a newcomers publication, it additionally covers extra complex themes equivalent to the garage of binary information in MySQL, and cookies and periods in Hypertext Preprocessor. It comes entire with a collection of convenient reference publications for Hypertext Preprocessor & MySQL that include:

  • MySQL syntax
  • MySQL capabilities
  • MysQL column kinds
  • PHP features for operating with MySQL
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    Pro PHP and jQuery

    Take benefit of the enhanced functionality and diminished reminiscence necessities of personal home page model 7, and learn how to make the most of the recent integrated personal home page features and contours resembling typed variable enforcement with declare(strict_types=1) and the hot on hand information kinds, scalar variety declarations for functionality arguments and go back statements, consistent arrays utilizing define(), argument unpacking with the ... operator, integer department with intdiv(), the null coalesce operator, the spaceship operator, new exception forms, and enhancements to latest features.

    Pro personal home page and jQuery, moment Edition is for intermediate point programmers drawn to development internet functions utilizing jQuery and personal home page. up to date for Hypertext Preprocessor model 7 and the newest model of jQuery, this publication teaches a few complex personal home page options and it exhibits you ways to take your dynamic functions to the subsequent point by means of including a JavaScript layer utilizing the jQuery framework and APIs.

    After interpreting and utilizing this ebook, you will come away having equipped an absolutely sensible personal home page and jQuery net software that you should reapply as a template on your personal specific internet application. 

    Pro Hypertext Preprocessor and jQuery, moment Edition is for intermediate point programmers drawn to development net functions utilizing jQuery and personal home page. up-to-date for personal home page model 7 and the newest model of jQuery, this booklet teaches a few complex Hypertext Preprocessor innovations and it exhibits you the way to take your dynamic functions to the following point via including a JavaScript layer utilizing the jQuery framework and APIs, thought of the most well-liked JavaScript libraries.

    After examining and utilizing this booklet, you will come away figuring out a completely practical Hypertext Preprocessor utilizing jQuery internet program case learn for you to reapply as a template to your personal specific internet application.

    Moreover, from Hypertext Preprocessor 7, you will get uniform variable syntax, the AST-based compilation approach, the further Closure::call(), bitwise shift consistency throughout structures, the (null coalesce) operator, Unicode codepoint break out syntax, go back style declarations, and new and more uncomplicated extensions improvement with aid for redis, MongoDB and lots more and plenty more. 

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    Responsive Mobile Design: Designing for Every Device (Usability)

    Create internet Designs That paintings completely on Any Device—Simply and Beautifully!

    Billions of individuals entry the net through smartphones, pills, and units of all kinds, utilizing each possible interface and demonstrate. yet all of them wish an identical factor: the perfect details, right away, introduced within the so much aesthetically enjoyable manner attainable. supply them what they need with Responsive cellular Design .

    Whether you’re a developer, clothier, or supervisor, Phil Dutson teaches you rules, ideas, and top practices for providing a profitable adventure to all clients on all devices.

    Dutson indicates tips on how to layout websites which are responsive “from the start,” whereas holding improvement uncomplicated and versatile. subsequent, he grants entire technical information for remodeling responsive designs into responsive websites. You’ll locate insurance of key matters reminiscent of integrating media content material, optimizing functionality, and serving Retina or high-density displays.

    Throughout, he combines precise and sensible factors with useful, easy-to-reuse code snippets.

    Coverage includes
    •    Demonstrating why “mobile first” remains to be a top practice
    •    Fusing content material, constitution, and sweetness to convey reports clients love
    •    utilizing responsive photos to enhance velocity and bring visible messages extra effectively
    •    utilizing grid structures with out making it suppose like your layout is “locked in a box”
    •    learning size values similar to px, em, rem, and viewport units—and knowing their the most important differences
    •    enhancing the finer info of your layout with net fonts
    •    Retrofitting present web content to organize them for the future
    •    Introducing net elements into your HTML markup
    •    utilizing integrated browser improvement instruments to streamline debugging and “in-browser” prototyping

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    The Smashing Book #3: Redesign the Web

    By Smashing Magazine

    Not like its predecessors, the recent Smashing booklet has the most topic: redecorate. a close examine the enterprise and technical facet of remodel is by means of a entire review of complex HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript ideas that you should use this day. you'll get valuable recommendation on cutting edge UX recommendations, find out about the peculiarities of cellular context in website design and realize important Photoshop strategies. ultimately, you’ll examine a realistic hands-on advisor to a bulletproof workflow for responsive net design.

    Smashing booklet #3 is a certified advisor on tips to remodel web pages, however it additionally introduces a complete new attitude for revolutionary website design. The booklet demanding situations you to imagine in a different way approximately your paintings and should switch how you layout web content forever.

    Features: eleven chapters on remodel, platform issues, responsive layout, cellular, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Photoshop, UX, revolutionary layout workflow.

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    HTML5 Cookbook (Cookbooks (O'Reilly))

    By Christopher Schmitt, Kyle Simpson

    With ratings of functional recipes you should use on your initiatives immediately, this cookbook is helping you achieve hands-on event with HTML5’s flexible choice of components. You get transparent options for dealing with concerns with every thing from markup semantics, net kinds, and audio and video components to comparable applied sciences similar to geolocation and wealthy JavaScript APIs.

    Each informative recipe contains pattern code and an in depth dialogue on why and the way the answer works. ideal for intermediate to complex net and cellular net builders, this useful booklet permits you to decide upon the HTML5 positive factors that paintings for you—and is helping you test with the rest.

    • Test browsers for HTML5 aid, and use strategies for making use of unsupported features
    • Discover how HTML5 makes internet shape implementation a lot simpler
    • Overcome demanding situations for imposing local audio and video elements
    • Learn suggestions for utilizing HTML5 with ARIA accessibility guidelines
    • Explore examples that disguise utilizing geolocation info on your applications
    • Draw photos, use transparencies, upload gradients and styles, and extra with Canvas
    • Bring HTML5 good points to lifestyles with quite a few complicated JavaScript APIs

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