||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.
||Transforms in CSS|
Present information in stunning new ways by transforming CSS elements in two- and three-dimensional space. Whether you're rotating a photo, doing some interesting perspective tricks, or creating an interface that lets you reveal information on an element's backside, this practical guide shows you how to use them to great effect.
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 Transforms 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.
In this practical guide, CSS expert Lea Verou provides 47 undocumented techniques and tips to help intermediate-to advanced CSS developers devise elegant solutions to a wide range of everyday web design problems.
Rather than focus on design, CSS Secrets shows you how to solve problems with code. You'll learn how to apply Lea's analytical approach to practically every CSS problem you face to attain DRY, maintainable, flexible, lightweight, and standards-compliant results.
||Security for Web Developers|
Some books give you good advice, but only about part of the security problem. Others provide solutions so generic that they aren't truly useful. Unfortunately, attacking only part of the problem leaves you open to hacking or other security issues. And general advice no longer meets current security needs.
||Less Web Development Essentials, 2nd Edition|
Less is a preprocessor for CSS that uses less.js for real-time compilation, unlike other preprocessors. Building responsive websites with advanced features such as gradients and animations makes your CSS code complex. Less helps you to write clean, reusable, and maintainable CSS.
Starting off with the fundamental concepts of Less and CSS you are taken on a tour of how to improve your web development skills with Less.
Next, you get to grips with mixins and variables in Less, which help you to avoid code duplication and write reusable code. Then, you venture into the concepts of nested rules, operations, and built-in functions, which help you in the dynamic creation of CSS properties and help you to create shorter and effective style sheets.
||Basic Visual Formatting in CSS|
Some aspects of the CSS formatting model may seem counterintuitive at first, but as you'll learn in this practical guide, the more you work with these features, the more they make sense. Author Eric Meyer gives you a good grounding in CSS visual rendering, from element box rules and concepts to the specifics of managing tricky layouts for block-level and inline elements.
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 Basic Visual Formatting 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.
||Colors, Backgrounds, and Gradients|
One advantage of using CSS3 is that you can apply colors and backgrounds to any element in a web document, create your own gradients, and even apply multiple backgrounds to the same element. This practical guide shows you many ways to use colors, backgrounds, and gradients to achieve some pretty awesome effects.
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 Colors, Backgrounds, and Gradients, 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.
||Build an HTML5 Game|
The programming starts right away in Chapter - no hemming and hawing, history, or throat clearing. Exercises at the end of each chapter challenge you to dig in to the bubble shooter's code and modify the game.
Go ahead. Take the plunge. Learn to create a complete HTML5 game right now and then use your newfound skills to build your own mega-popular, addictive game.
||Less Web Development Cookbook|
Less is a dynamic style sheet language to help you make your CSS code more maintainable, readable, and reusable. It provides impressive features to enhance your web development skills with complex code techniques necessary for responsive websites.
This book contains more than 110 practical recipes to help you develop efficient projects through CSS extensions including variables, mixins, and functions. Optimize your projects by debugging code to create style guides, build responsive grids, and integrate Less into your WordPress development workflow.
This book includes Less v2 code and covers powerful tools such as Bootstrap and a wide-range of additional prebuilt mixin libraries, allowing you to set up a powerful development environment with Node.js and Grunt.
||HTML5 Games, 2nd Edition|
Inside, Jacob Seidelin shows you how features available in HTML5 can be used to create games. First, you will build a framework on which you will create your HTML5 game. Then each chapter covers a new aspect of the game including user input, sound, multiplayer functionality, 2D and 3D graphics and more. By the end of the book, you will have created a fully functional game that can be played in any compatible browser, or on any mobile device that supports HTML5.
Writing CSS styles can be very tedious–how many times have you written CSS styles that become difficult to read and manage, and frequently have to be duplicated? Less gives you a solid toolkit that can help streamline your code when developing styles for any website of any size, with a significant reduction in the amount of time and effort required.
Learning Less.js helps you maximize your experience with the Less library by breaking down each of its main features. This book walks you through examples that progressively build upon your knowledge, taking you from beginner to advanced usage in a series of easy-to-follow steps. We begin with exploring the library, and will learn about the tricks it uses to help us save development time when creating and managing styles, right through to using Less.js in some practical, real-world scenarios.