Web Standards Creativity

Innovations in Web Design with XHTML, CSS, and DOM Scripting

By Andy Budd , Rob Weychert , Dan Rubin , Ian Lloyd , Derek Featherstone , Jeff Croft , Andy Clarke , Mark Boulton , Cameron Adams , Simon Collison

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Jam-packed with fresh, innovative design ideas, this full-color book sees 10 of the world's most talented web designers sharing their secrets with you.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-803-0
  • 288 Pages
  • User Level: Beginner to Advanced
  • Publication Date: March 17, 2007
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • Print Book Price: $49.99
  • eBook Price: $34.99
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  • Be inspired by 10 web design lessons from 10 of the world's best web designers
  • Get creative with cutting-edge XHTML, CSS, and DOM scripting techniques
  • Learn breathtaking design skills while remaining standards-compliant

Here at friends of ED, we know that as a web designer or developer, your work involves more than just working to pay the bills. We know that each day, you strive to push the boundaries of your medium, unleashing your creativity in new ways to make your websites more engaging and attractive to behold, while still maintaining cross-browser support, standards compliance, and accessibility.

That's why we got together 10 of the world's most talented web designers to share their secrets with you. Web Standards Creativity is jam-packed with fresh, innovative design ideas. The topics range from essential CSS typography and grid design, effective styling for CMS-driven sites, and astonishing PNG transparency techniques, to DOM scripting magic for creating layouts that change depending on browser resolution and user preference, and better print layouts for web pages. We're sure you will find something here to inspire you!

This full-color book's examples are not just stunning to look at, but also fully standards-compliant, up-to-date, and tested in current browsers including Internet Explorer 7. Playing by the rules doesn't have to mean drab or dull websites—Web Standards can be fun!

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