The CSS Pocket Guide
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The CSS Pocket Guide

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CSS is a language for describing the presentation of elements in a document marked up in HTML. It enables you to rapidly create Web designs that can be shared by multiple pages, accelerates development time, and is the essential tool for building standards-compliant sites. This low-priced pocket guide works as a concise introduction to CSS3 and serves as a handy reference....more
ebook, 289 pages
Published October 13th 2010 by Peachpit Press
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Mohammad Elsheimy
The book is nice and it's also small, however, the first and second chapters talk very much about topics (like how W3C handles CSS revisions, rendering modes, etc) that seem nothing for most readers looking for a CSS language reference and not for a W3C standards ref. If you skip the first two chapters, or at least to ignore most of the non-relevant information there, you can get through the book easily.

For the non-relevant chapters and because they're at the beginning of the book (that made me...more
very handy book, a little hard to read straight thru, I think this one works better as a reference.

I find I keep going back to this book and can find what I am looking for quickly. I like it better thant the CSS missing manual.

However, the online W3school is a great resource as well and comes with the added bonus of having interactive tutorials.
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