by Peter Gasston
September 2014, 304 pp.
CSS3 is the technology behind most of the eye-catching visuals on the Web, but the docs can be dry and murky, and browser implementations of CSS3 can be inconsistent.
The Book of CSS3, 2nd Edition distills the dense technical language of the CSS3 specification into plain English and shows you what CSS3 can do now, in all major browsers. With real-world examples and a focus on the principles of good design, it will help you expand your CSS skills, allowing you to transform ordinary markup into stunning, richly-styled web pages.
Master the latest cutting-edge CSS3 features and learn how to:
This fully updated second edition features revised chapters on Gradients, Flexbox, and Grids as well as coverage of emerging layout features like Regions and Shapes, and graphical effects like Filters and Blend Modes. A companion website includes up-to-date browser compatibility charts and live CSS3 examples.
The Web can be an ugly place. Make it pretty with The Book of CSS3.
About the Author
Peter Gasston has been a web developer for over 12 years in both agency and corporate settings. One of the original contributors to CSS3.info, the leading online destination for CSS3, Gasston is the author of The Modern Web (No Starch Press), and has been published in Smashing Magazine, A List Apart, and .net magazine. He also runs the web development blog Broken Links. He lives in London, England.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introducing CSS3