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Handcrafted CSS: More Bulletproof Web Design, Video Edition

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Includes Handcrafted CSS book and Handcrafted CSS: Bulletproof Essentials DVD.
Kindle Edition, 240 pages
Published (first published July 1st 2009)
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Leland
Jun 06, 2011 Leland rated it really liked it
Shelves: tech
After teaching web development for over a decade, my bookshelves are literally clogged with books on the subject. Most are out of date before the ink in them dries and are completely uninspiring. This book is quite direct, well written, and rather than making promises like, "you'll be a CSS superhero by page 100", it takes a more instructive, thought-provoking approach. Cederholm explains in great detail how things work, and makes some important points about the changing nature of browser techno ...more
Pandalion
Jun 26, 2011 Pandalion rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: web-design
An excellent book on the craftsmanship that is CSS. Great examples of ways we can use the latest CSS properties, as well as making sure our sites still work and look great on all browsers. A wonderful chapter on fluid design from Ethan Marcotte means that this book will get you thinking about creating dynamic designs that aren't dependant on fixed widths and browser capabilities. Easy-to-read, beautifully presented, with a writing style that will make you giggle at times, this book will inspire ...more
Esteban Mulki
Apr 26, 2012 Esteban Mulki rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Muy buen libro que proporciona un marco general para entender el concepto de mejora progresiva en la programación front-end.

El origen del "Responsive Web Design" de Ethan Marcotte está en el capítulo de Grillas Fluidas que aporta en este libro. Sí lo leíste (muy recomendable) podés saltearlo acá tranquilamente.

Si bien el libro tiene una rápida vejez (inevitable cuando se desarrollan técnicas en lugar de conceptos) no deja de ser una buena presentación práctica del tema.
Guilherme
Feb 22, 2011 Guilherme rated it it was amazing
Another excellent book on CSS by Dan Cederholm and Ethan Marcotte. This is the book I was looking for: no basics, just great up-to-date techniques for styling websites with CSS. Very easy to read and to the point, just the way I like it. You'll read this in a short while and then get right back to work, applying its techniques.

If you work daily with CSS coding and want to update yourself to recent techniques and best practices, this book is for you.
paul redman
Jun 02, 2011 paul redman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Keeps your interest and flows easily between each chapter. Once I finished this book I felt confident to start experimenting with CSS 3. Most definitely worth the investment.
Chelsea Otakan
A good reference for people more experienced with CSS, but this is mostly a book aimed at beginners or beginner-intermediates who are just learning best practices.
Jennifer
Great CSS book which will also serve as a great reference. This is a must have for every web designer's bookshelf.
Conor Muirhead
Mar 02, 2010 Conor Muirhead rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: web newbies, those unfamiliar with CSS3 or progressive enhancement
Shelves: design, web, css
Beautiful book. Nothing too earth-shattering, but it's a good reference to have for all your CSS 3 needs.
Joselito Surdilla
Good content, but too much fluff; could have been re-written in less than half as many words.
Amy
Oct 28, 2010 Amy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So great! Haven't watched the DVD yet... Anyone interested in a Dan Cederholm movie night?
Leonard Houx
Not too advanced, but still a helpful, quick read -- especially on liquid layouts.
Annukka
Jun 26, 2012 Annukka rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of the best I've read.

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A designer, author, speaker, husband and father living in Salem, Massachusetts. Dan is the Founder and Principal of SimpleBits, LLC, a tiny web design studio.

A recognized expert in the field of standards-based web design, Dan has worked with YouTube, Microsoft, Google, MTV, ESPN, Electronic Arts, Blogger, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, and others. With each new project, comes an opportunity to minim
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