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5.0 out of 5 stars I agree it's a great book!
I agree with the reviewers who found this to be a great book. It's packed with good information and leads you step-by-step through creating your first style sheets. I don't agree with the anonymous person who keeps leaving fake reviews under different names. I don't know what their beef is, but I really liked the HTML explanations and examples, as well as the...
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2.0 out of 5 stars Tough Luck
I was not impressed with the book. Here's why: 1). having a strong HTML background and some CSS background, I did not learn a substantial amount worth anything to me and 2). I did not feel that it dealt with the problem of browser inconsistencies adequately. I learned more by printing off the 338 pages of CSS2 specs from the World Wide Web Consortium.
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1.0 out of 5 stars This book is laughably bad, Feb. 14 2001
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This review is from: Cascading Style Sheets Complete (Paperback)
Style Sheets is a complicated topic, and this book, which looks like it was written in two days, does not cover the heart of the matter at all, it covers all other stuff about the internet and HTML. The glossary (which is totally unnecessary) at the end looks like it was taken directly of somewhere on the internet, and helped fill a few pages.
The book also had tons of errors. Almost every page has several errors. And I am not talking just about misspellings. The examples have bugs, the links are outdated, the explanation is flawed.
If you really must buy this book, I would please urge you to first go to a bookstore, and browse through it.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very good book for beginners, June 12 2000
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This review is from: Cascading Style Sheets Complete (Paperback)
I didn't know much about style sheets or HTML when I got this book, and it taught me what I needed to know quite painlessly. I recommend it for any beginner who wants to learn to use Cascading Style Sheets. The CD-ROM wasn't great, but the text was pretty good.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Total Waste of Money, April 17 2000
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This review is from: Cascading Style Sheets Complete (Paperback)
This book does not have any useful information, and is chokeful of errors. It also has lots of mistakes, which can be very confusing to a new person. IMHO, it is a very badly, and hastely written book. zero stars! Save your money!
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2.0 out of 5 stars Tough Luck, April 3 2000
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I was not impressed with the book. Here's why: 1). having a strong HTML background and some CSS background, I did not learn a substantial amount worth anything to me and 2). I did not feel that it dealt with the problem of browser inconsistencies adequately. I learned more by printing off the 338 pages of CSS2 specs from the World Wide Web Consortium.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty good book, June 30 1999
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This review is from: Cascading Style Sheets Complete (Paperback)
I didn't even know HTML when I bought this book, let alone stylesheets, and I found it helped teach me both. Very clear explanations, good examples, helpful sample software on the CD-ROM.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Still bad, April 1 1999
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There are many good parts, but this book is flawed. It is clearly intended for use by beginners if you alredy know HTML or cascading style sheets it won't help you. The CD-ROM doesn't work on a Macintosh. Sometimes I wonder why I keep coming back here.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I agree it's a great book!, Feb. 8 1999
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I agree with the reviewers who found this to be a great book. It's packed with good information and leads you step-by-step through creating your first style sheets. I don't agree with the anonymous person who keeps leaving fake reviews under different names. I don't know what their beef is, but I really liked the HTML explanations and examples, as well as the shareware software.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent treatment of confusing subject., Jan. 13 1999
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This book really helped me master cascading style sheets. It is well-organized and leads you through all the basics before showing exactly how to create simple style sheets. After reading this book I was able to apply what I learned to create my own Web page styles. I think very experienced HTML coders will find the early part of this book too basic for their needs, but it fills the bill for the rest of us. I also recommend Danny Goodman's Dynamic HTML, which has an exhaustive look at how various browsers support (or don't support) style sheets.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great learning tool!, Dec 17 1998
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I learned a lot about both HTML and CSS from this book. Those of us who are still struggling to hand-code Web pages find a thorough approach like this to be an invaluable help. I thought the CD-ROM with the evaluation copies of the software was a great idea. It's a shame that an anonymous person is allowed to post three different reviews bad-mouthing this book, for whatever motives. I really liked it!
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1.0 out of 5 stars Save your money (sorry amazon.com), Dec 1 1998
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I agree fully with the reader from eastern CT who said "its worse than I though". Too much of the book is about basic HTML. The CD is unnecessary. There are not enough useful examples of web sites employing CSS and, it is not a handy reference like I had hoped. People interested in the topic would do better to get their info from the various web sites that are publishing good, succint lessons on CS
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