CSS Quick Syntax Reference

By Mikael Olsson

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The CSS Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed syntax reference to the Cascading Style Sheet specification and style sheet language. It presents the essentials of CSS in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.

Full Description

  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-6490-3
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publishing September 3, 2014, but available now as part of the Alpha Program
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $19.99
  • eBook Price: $13.99

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Full Description

The CSS Quick Syntax Reference is a condensed syntax reference to the Cascading Style Sheets specification and style sheet language. It presents the essentials of CSS in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.

You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a CSS reference that is concise, to the point, and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any CSS programmer or Web developer.

In the CSS Quick Syntax Reference, you will find:

  • A concise reference to CSS
  • Short, simple, and focused code examples for presentation semantics
  • A well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review

What you’ll learn

  • How to handle fundamentals like adding styles to HTML/XHTML as well as rule structure, style precedence, element classifications and display roles, visual layout, and floating and table layouts
  • How to work with CSS values like keywords, color and number values, percentage values, length values, and strings
  • How to apply CSS selectors: structural pseudo-classes, the negation pseudo-class, interaction pseudo-classes, pseudo-elements, and media queries
  • How to use CSS property references like universal values, visual media, paged media, and more

Who this book is for

This book is a handy, pocket quick syntax reference for experienced CSS developers as well as perhaps other programmers and Web developers new to CSS.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Using CSS

2. Grouping

3. Class and id selectors

4. Attribute selectors

5. Pseudo selectors

6. Relationship selectors

7. Specificity

8. Colors

9. Units

10. CSS properties

11. Text

12. Spacing

13. Font

14. Background

15. Gradients

16. Box model

17. Border

18. Outline

19. Margin and padding

20. Dimension

21. Positioning

22. Classification

23. List

24. Table

25. Media

26. Best practices

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