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5.0 out of 5 stars Relevant, Consistent, Lucid & Enormously Important, July 17 2004
This review is from: Web Standards Solutions: The Markup and Style Handbook (Paperback)
Just finished reading Dan's book. It was a breath of fresh air to read a book that is clear, consistent and to the point. No BS, ever! It was impressive how Dan takes the reader logically through CSS hurdles, step by step, and with economy of words. If you know XHTML markup and basic CSS, then you can expect to learn the following:
1. The right choice of tag for a particular situation
2. Different ways of styling the tags
= Standards compliance and Accessibility being the central theme
3. CSS Layout Techniques (ex: 3-col to 2-col switching using a single stylesheet)
= Box Model problem with IE/Win fully explained
4. Why using tables DOES make sense in some cases
5. Text to Image Replacement techniques
=Some advances CSS techniques
6. A List of extremely useful websites to watch for
While this is not a book for a begineer starting out on CSS/XHTML, this is a MUST READ for every web-designer with a desire to get CSS right from get go. This is a book well worth every cent. Thanks to Dan for writing such a useful book and I am already looking forward to his next one. Dan's website is at [...]
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