CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions

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Apress, Nov 1, 2008 - Computers - 280 pages
In our wonderful world of web design, there are 3,647 ways to accomplish the same goal. Approximately. And that absurdly fictitious number is increasing every day. Instead of one, correct way of solving a particular problem, we’re both blessed and cursed by the abundant choices we have as web designers. It’s these choices that make designing for the Web fun and interesting, while at the same time overwhelming. CSS Mastery will help cure that ov- whelmingitis (a word that I’ve just invented). Andy Budd has been writing, designing, and speaking about standards-based web design for years, and we’re now lucky to see his clear, easy-to-follow way of teaching essential CSS te- niques compiled in this very book. The result is a card catalog of indispensable solutions, tricks, and tips that a web professional such as yourself should not be without. I’ve always frowned on publications that suggest a single, correct way of accomplishing a goal, and Andy does the complete opposite, offering multiple methods for tasks such as styling links, creating tabbed navigation, or creating columned layouts (to name but a few). Armed with these popular and stylish approaches to common design elements, you’ll be b- ter prepared to make your own informed decisions.

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Very informative book by Andy Budd, explaining what is hot currently when it comes to building websites using standards. Thumbs up! Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Cameron Moll has been designing meaningful web interfaces that harmonize utility and presentation since the late 1990s. His work or advice has been featured by HOW, Print, and Communication Arts magazines, Forrester Research, National Public Radio (NPR), and many others. He speaks on user interface design at conferences nationally and internationally, and he is also the author of Mobile Web Design. Cameron is the founder and president of Authentic Jobs, Inc., a targeted destination for web and creative professionals and the companies seeking to hire them. He is also the proprietor of Cameron Moll, LLC, whose products include letterpress typography posters available for purchase at cameronmoll.bigcartel.com. And amid all this craziness, he still finds time to play ball with each of his four boys. You can also find Cameron online at cameronmoll.com, twitter.com/cameronmoll, flickr.com/photos/authentic, and vimeo.com/cameronmoll.

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