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Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS - Fourth Edition

By : Ben Frain
3.5 (4)
Book Image

Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS - Fourth Edition

3.5 (4)
By: Ben Frain

Overview of this book

Responsive Web Design with HTML5 and CSS, Fourth Edition, is a fully revamped and extended version of one of the most comprehensive and bestselling books on the latest HTML5 and CSS techniques for responsive web design. It emphasizes pragmatic application, teaching you the approaches needed to build most real-life websites, with downloadable examples in every chapter. Written in the author's friendly and easy-to-follow style, this edition covers all the newest developments and improvements in responsive web design, including approaches for better accessibility, variable fonts and font loading, and the latest color manipulation tools making their way to browsers. You can enjoy coverage of bleeding-edge features such as CSS layers, container queries, nesting, and subgrid. The book concludes by exploring some exclusive tips and approaches for front-end development from the author. By the end of the book, you will not only have a comprehensive understanding of responsive web design and what is possible with the latest HTML5 and CSS, but also the knowledge of how to best implement each technique. Read through as a complete guide or dip in as a reference for each topic-focused chapter.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Free Chapter
1
Section I: The Fundamentals of Responsive Web Design
7
Section II: Core Skills for Effective Front-End Web Development
16
Section III: Latest Platform Features and Parting Advice
19
Other Books You May Enjoy
20
Index

Summary

In this chapter, we learned how to use a host of HTML5 form input types and attributes. They have enabled us to make forms more usable and helpful, and in turn, allow us to capture better quality information.

We’ve also made use of some techniques we have learned throughout this book to restyle our form and make its layout respond to the constraints of the device on which it is used.

We’re nearing the end of our responsive HTML5 and CSS journey. But before we get to our final chapter of parting advice, there are a bunch of bleeding-edge features I’m excited to share with you. Some of these have just shipped in browsers as I write this; others are specified and potentially game changers. So much so that I think they are worth looking at, even without an actual browser implementation to test them on.

Got 5 minutes? Let me tell you about CSS cascade layers and nesting.