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Professional CSS3

By : Piotr Sikora
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Professional CSS3

By: Piotr Sikora

Overview of this book

CSS is the preferred technology to design modern web pages. Although CSS is often perceived as a simple language, applying modern styles to web pages with CSS and maintaining the code for larger websites can be quite tricky. We will take you right from understanding CSS to designing high-quality web pages in CSS3. We'll quickly take you through CSS3's features, and show you how to resolve common issues so you can build your basic framework. Finally, you will learn about code architecture and CSS methodologies used in scalable apps and you'll explore the various new features of CSS3, such as FlexBox, to help you create the most modern layout methodologies. By the end of the book, you will be a master at creating pure CSS web pages and will know sophisticated web design techniques, giving you an edge over other web designers.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Professional CSS3
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The foundation of responsive websites

Almost all modern websites can be displayed on desktop and mobile devices (phones, tablets). Proper adjusting of CSS and HTML code is the main assumption for creating a responsive website. The basic responsive website building process was based on adjustments of code, which once done, the site properly displayed on all devices. Now the responsiveness of responsive websites is a little bit enhanced. It's not only the creation of CSS/HTML/JS code and thinking about the design aspects but also the thinking about performance on mobile devices. Mobile devices with a web browser are now the main equipment on which people browse websites. Let's look at the main approaches for creating responsive websites.

Desktop first methodology

This methodology was used back in the day as the main approach in CSS frameworks. The main purpose of HTML and CSS code was to see a web page in a desktop browser. Then provide the mobile version which was based on the desktop code...