Bulletproof Web Design: Improving flexibility and protecting against worst-case scenarios with HTML5 and CSS3, Third Edition
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Fully revised edition of acclaimed bestseller shows designers how to use standards-based approach to create flexible, elegant websites!
Author Dan Cederholm is a recognized expert in building sites that use standards compliant methods to push the limits of CSS.
Each chapter offers expert techniques for creating forward-thinking, flexible designs with CSS built on a solid foundation of semantic HTML.
Updated with additional CSS3 and HTML5 methods.
No matter how visually appealing or content-packed a website may be, if it's not adaptable to a variety of situations and reaching the widest possible audience, it isn't really succeeding. In Bulletproof Web Design, Third Edition, bestselling author and web designer Dan Cederholm outlines standards-based strategies for building designs that provide flexibility, readability, and user control--key components of every successful site. Each chapter starts out with an example of an unbulletproof site--one that employs a traditional HTML based approach--which Dan then deconstructs, pointing out its limitations. He then gives the site a makeover using HTML and CSS, so you can see how to replace bloated code with lean markup and CSS for fast-loading sites that are accessible to all users. Finally, he covers several popular fluid and elastic-width layout techniques and pieces together all of the page components discussed in prior chapters into a single-page template. This fully updated third edition brings examples up to date by offering additional CSS3 and HTML5 methods that weren't an option before. Redesigned case studies with new Responsive Design examples add visual appeal and value to the book. This edition also removes outdated workarounds for IE5 and Netscape and de-emphasizes IE6