- Learn CSS directly from Rich Finelli, author of the bestselling Mastering CSS training course
- From best practices to deep coding, Rich Finelli shares his CSS knowledge with you
- Rich Finelli covers the latest CSS updates with flexbox and works with retina devices
Rich Finelli trains you in CSS deep learning and shows you the techniques you need to work in the world of responsive, feature-rich web applications. Based on his bestselling Mastering CSS training video, you can now learn with Rich in this book! Rich shares with you his skills in creating advanced layouts, and the critical CSS insights you need for responsive web designs, fonts, transitions, animations, and using flexbox.
Rich begins your CSS training with a review of CSS best practices, such as using a good text editor to automate your authoring and setting up a CSS baseline. You then move on to create a responsive layout making use of floats and stylable drop-down menus, with Rich guiding you toward a modular-organized approach to CSS.
Your training with Rich Finelli then dives into detail about working with CSS and the best solutions to make your websites work. You'll go with him into CSS3 properties, transforms, transitions, and animations. You'll gain his understanding of responsive web designs, web fonts, icon fonts, and the techniques used to support retina devices. Rich expands your knowledge of CSS so you can master one of the most valuable tools in modern web design.
What you will learn
- Master fundamental CSS concepts like the anatomy of a rule set, the box model, and the differences between block and inline elements
- Employ flexbox to layout and align elements simply and cleanly
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: CSS Foundations
Chapter 2: Ramping Up
Chapter 3: Creating a Page Layout with Floats
Chapter 4: Creating Buttons with Modular, Reusable CSS Classes, and CSS3
Chapter 5: Creating the Main Navigation and Drop-Down Menu
Chapter 6: Becoming Responsive
Chapter 7: Web Fonts
Chapter 8: Workflow for HiDPI Devices
Chapter 9: Flexbox, Part 1
Chapter 10: Flexbox, Part 2
Chapter 11: Wrapping Up