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It's clear and thorough, and will be effective both for the complete beginner and in bringing stale skills up to date. Everything else is as it should be: One of the nuggets is, 'A learner's guide to creating standards-based Web pages', which is a pretty good summary of the book and its intended audience Red text In a previous life, Eric built software for networks and supercomputers.
So, how can you select these paragraphs individually? So, what exactly is a class? Green text. Blue text. Purple text. Red text Last is the class name. This selector selects all paragraphs in the greentea class. Now the font is green and matches the Green Tea Cooler. Sharpen your pencil Your turn: Put these at the bottom of your CSS file, under the greentea rule: And seriously, when you blend up a bunch of blueberries, they really are more purple than blue.
Work with us here. Then you could do this: Do I have to write one huge selector? If you want all elements that are in the greentea class to have a style, then you can just write your rule like this: Yes, that works. One more question Well, I can join many clubs. So, can an element be in more than one class? Yes, elements can be in more than one class.
How do you know which style gets applied? So, will the paragraph be green, blue raspberry , or purple? How does all this stuff come together so that you know which styles are being applied to which elements? This rule selects members of the greentea class. And this rule selects only paragraphs that are in p. So they are about the same in p. But you have an element that belongs to all three classes: So, p. What color is the Green Tea Cooler paragraph now? Next, open your CSS file and move the p.
Save, and reload. Finally, move the p. Have to link me in? Here we go again Okay, okay, I admit it; using CSS sure makes my job easier. All those old deprecated styling elements were a pain in my side. I do like the fact that my elements can be styled without inserting a bunch of stuff in the XHTML, other than maybe an occasional class attribute.
I like the new attitude. I call it standing the test of time. And you think CSS is elegant? Are you kidding?
I can select just the elements I want, and then describe exactly how I want them styled. Oh yeah?
Yup; just wait and see. I can style fonts and text in all kinds of interesting ways. I can even control how each element manages the space around it on the page.
After all, my elements want to have some control over their own lives. Whoa now! Use this to n; determine which of the above color: So, get d locate all the errors.
Of course! Sure you would. These Here are some warnings aboreal warnings. For are more suggestions than are telling you to set a instance, all these warnings dings and paragraphs.
So check the top of warnings? Or do what they say? The validator can err on the side of being a little anal, so just keep that in mind.
Use color to set the font color of text elements. Use it to border font xt weight of te. You can have a rder around an change how list items fon ridged border, a dotted solid border, a look in a list. Use this property This property sets the space between lines in a bigger to put an image text element.
Makes text behind an element.. Defines a group of elements. With inheritance, a property set on one element 2. Ornamental part of some fonts. Styles are defined in these. You can place your CSS inside these tags in an 7.
Fonts without serifs. HTML file. Each rule defines a set of properties and? Won this time because they used external style How elements get properties from their sheets.
Property that represents font color. Use this element to include an external style 6. Property for font type. An external style file is called this. Selects an element. They really wanted some style. Reality show.
But, sininherits its color property, so they inherit them! Did you solutions find them all? This should be em. Download pdf. Remember me on this computer.
Accounting simple enough my developer can understand it? I know that sounds ridiculous to say about a technical book, but I really sense that at its core, this book or at least its authors really care that the reader learn the material. This comes across in the style, the language, and the techniques. Learning — real understanding and comprehension — on the part of the reader is clearly top most in the minds of the Freemans.
I also liked that the book sprinkles in some basics about the mechanics of actually getting a web page live - FTP, web server basics, file structures, etc. I found the book truly enjoyable to read, and I learned something new!
This book wakes up your brain. Not just loads of pictures: Surprises everywhere. Stories, because humans love narrative.
Stories about things like pizza and chocolate. Need we say more? It speaks with authority and it reads beautifully. I can think of no better tour guides than the Freemans.
The right reference for practical development strategies—gets my brain going without having to slog through a bunch of tired, stale professor-speak. In fact, I kissed this book in front of my wife. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America.
Online editions are also available for most titles safari. Associate Publisher: Mike Hendrickson Series Creators: Elisabeth Freeman, Eric Freeman Editor: Brett McLaughlin Cover Designers: Elisabeth Freeman, Eric Freeman Structure: Elisabeth Freeman Style: Eric Freeman Page Viewer: Oliver Printing History: December First Edition. Many of the designations used by manufacturers and sellers to distinguish their products are claimed as trademarks.
While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this book, the publisher and the authors assume no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained herein. We do, however, encourage you to visit the Head First Lounge. No elements or properties were harmed in the making of this book. Browser wars? He just wrapped up four years at a dream job — directing Internet broadband and wireless efforts at Disney — and is now back to writing, creating cool software, and hacking Java and Macs.