- Paperback: 240 pages
- Publisher: New Riders; 1 edition (August 19, 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9780321643384
- ISBN-13: 978-0321643384
- ASIN: 0321643380
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.4 x 9.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 27 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #604,394 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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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 useprogressively enriching designs using CSS3 propertiesusing RGBA color for transparency with an alpha channelmodular float managementcrafting flexible frameworksfluid layouts using grid-based design principlescraftsmanship details on typography, jQuery, and shifting backgrounds
About the Author
Dan Cederholm is a Web designer, author, husband and father living in Salem, Massachusetts. He's the founder of SimpleBits, a tiny design studio. A recognized expert in the field of standards-based Web design, Dan has worked with Google, MTV, Yahoo, ESPN, Fast Company, Blogger, Odeo, and others. He embraces flexible, adaptable design using Web standards through his design work, writing, and speaking. Dan is the author of two bestselling books: Bulletproof Web Design, Second Edition (New Riders) and Web Standards Solutions (Friends of ED). Dan runs the popular weblog SimpleBits, where he writes articles and commentary on the Web, technology, and life.
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