CSS in Depth

Book Description

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.

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

About the

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 to their individual look and feel. True masters know the 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 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
  • 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
Chapter 1 Cascade, Specificity, And Inheritance
Chapter 2 Working With Relative Units
Chapter 3 Mastering The Box Model

Part 2 Mastering layout
Chapter 4 Making Sense Of Floats
Chapter 5 Flexbox
Chapter 6 Grid Layout
Chapter 7 Positioning And Stacking Contexts
Chapter 8 Responsive Design

Part 3 CSS at scale
Chapter 9 Modular Css
Chapter 10 Pattern Libraries

Part 4 Advanced topics
Chapter 11 Backgrounds, Shadows, And Blend Modes
Chapter 12 Contrast, Color, And Spacing
Chapter 13 Typography
Chapter 14 Transitions
Chapter 15 Transforms
Chapter 16 Animations

Appendix A Selectors reference
Appendix B Preprocessors

Book Details

  • Title: CSS in Depth
  • Author:
  • Length: 472 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2018-04-07
  • ISBN-10: 1617293458
  • ISBN-13: 9781617293450
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