||Mastering PostCSS for Web Design|
PostCSS is a tool that has quickly emerged as the future of existing preprocessors such as SASS and Less, mainly because of its power, speed, and ease of use. This comprehensive guide offers in-depth guidance on incorporating cutting-edge styles into your web page and at the same time maintaining the performance and maintainability of your code.
The book will show how you can take advantage of PostCSS to simplify the entire process of stylesheet authoring. It covers various techniques to add dynamic and modern styling features to your web pages. As the book progresses, you will learn how to make CSS code more maintainable by taking advantage of the modular architecture of PostCSS. By the end of this book, you would have mastered the art of adding modern CSS effects to web pages by authoring high performing, maintainable stylesheets.
||CSS Mastery, 3rd Edition|
Fully updated to the latest CSS modules, make the journey to CSS mastery as simple and painless as possible. This book dives into advanced aspects of CSS-based design, such as responsive design, modular CSS and CSS typography. Through a series of easy-to-follow tutorials, you will learn practical CSS techniques you can immediately start using in your daily work.
CSS Mastery: Advanced Web Standards Solutions is your indispensable guide to cutting-edge CSS development—this book demystifies the secrets of CSS. While CSS is a relatively simple technology to learn, it is a difficult one to master. When you first start developing sites using CSS you will come across all kinds of infuriating browser bugs and inconsistencies. It sometimes feels like there are a million and one different techniques to master, spread across a bewildering array of websites. The range of possibilities seems endless and makes for a steep and daunting learning curve.
||Table Layout in CSS|
Isn't table layout something web designers want to avoid? Yes, but rather than use tables for layout, this book is about the ways that tables themselves are laid out by CSS a process more complicated than it appears. This concise guide takes you on a deep dive into the concepts necessary for understanding CSS and tables in your web layout, including table formatting, cell alignment, and table width.
Short and deep, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Table Layout in CSS you'll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it's released. Why wait? Make your web pages come alive today.
||Positioning in CSS|
The Grid Layout spec will soon change your approach to website design, but there will still be plenty of uses for CSS positioning tricks. Whether you want to create sidebars that remain in the viewport (browser window), add sticky section headings to lists or long articles, or overlap one element with another, this concise ebook will expertly guide you through all the main CSS positioning types.
Short and deep, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Positioning in CSS you'll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it's released. Why wait? Make your web pages come alive today.
||Pro CSS3 Layout Techniques|
This books demonstrates the freshest cutting-edge layout tools found within CSS3, teaching you the skills you'll need to create advanced design patterns for websites and apps.
Pro CSS3 Layout Techniques teaches you how to make the most of CSS3's existing specification, including those parts of the specification already widely implemented, as well as the upcoming modules that are still being developed by the W3C. After reading this book you'll be able to confidently develop sophisticated, flexible layouts that aren't possible with CSS2.1.
CSS1 allowed designers to separate content from presentation for the first time and CSS2 cemented support for advanced typographical control, but neither specification provided more than rudimentary layout control. CSS3's latest additions allow designers to craft fully responsive, sophisticated layouts without the need for complex scripts or smoke-and-mirror workarounds.
CSS3 is still in active development, with browser vendors racing against each other to implement the latest recommendations from the W3C. Pro CSS3 Layout Techniques will help you cut through the waffle and get straight to the heart of what works now, while showing you how to be ready for the future of CSS!
||Transitions and Animations in CSS|
Add life and depth to your web applications and improve user experience through the discrete use of CSS transitions and animations. With this concise guide, you'll learn how to make page elements move or change in appearance, whether you want to realistically bounce a ball, gradually expand a drop-down menu, or simply bring attention to an element when users hover over it.
Short and deep, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Transitions and Animations in CSS you'll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it's released. Why wait? Learn how to make your web pages come alive today.
||Learn PHP 7|
This new book on PHP 7 introduces writing solid, secure, object-oriented code in the new PHP 7, carefully presented in a well-paced, clear fashion. In Learn PHP 7, programming examples take advantage of the newest PHP features, including enhanced password encryption using password_hash. This book takes a learn-by-doing approach, providing you with complete coding examples.
"Do It" exercises in each chapter provide the opportunity to make adjustments to the example code. The end of chapter programming exercises allow you to develop your own applications using the algorithms demonstrated in the chapter. You will experience the creation of a complete three-tier application using a natural process of building and testing modules within each tier.
Each tier is logically and physically separated using object-oriented and dependency injection techniques, thus allowing independent tiers that can be updated with little or no effect on the other tiers. In addition to teaching good programming practices through OOP, there is a strong emphasis on creating secure code. As each chapter is completed, the reader is provide the opportunity to design and create an application reinforcing the concepts learned.
Floats may be a fundamentally simple aspect of CSS but that doesn't keep them from being useful and powerful. As you'll learn in this practical guide, floats fill a vital and honorable niche, allowing the placement of content to one side while the rest of the content flows around it. Author Eric Meyer provides several options for using CSS floats, and shows you why you're not limited to square float boxes any more.
Short and sweet, this book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of CSS Floating, you'll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it's released. Why wait? Learn how to bring life to your web pages now.
||Padding, Borders, Outlines, and Margins in CSS|
The ability to apply margins, borders, and padding to any web page element is one of the things that sets CSS so far above traditional markup. With this practical guide, you will not only learn how to use these properties to lay out your document, but also how to change and control the appearance of any element on the page.
Short and sweet, this short book is an excerpt from the upcoming fourth edition of CSS: The Definitive Guide. When you purchase either the print or the ebook edition of Padding, Borders, Outlines, and Margins in CSS you'll receive a discount on the entire Definitive Guide once it's released. Why wait? Learn how to bring life to your web pages now.
||Security for Web Developers|
As a web developer, you may not want to spend time making your web app secure, but it definitely comes with the territory. This practical guide provides you with the latest information on how to thwart security threats at several levels, including new areas such as microservices. You'll learn how to help protect your app no matter where it runs, from the latest smartphone to an older desktop, and everything in between.
||CSS: The Missing Manual, 4th Edition|
CSS lets you create professional-looking websites, but learning its finer points can be tricky - even for seasoned web developers. This fully updated edition provides the most modern and effective tips, tricks, and tutorial-based instruction on CSS available today. Learn how to use new tools such as Flexbox and Sass to build web pages that look great and run fast on any desktop or mobile device. Ideal for casual and experienced designers alike.