HTML5, touted as the most important change to the Web since the development of CSS, is now widely adopted by browser makers and supported by numerous hardware devices, including Apple iPhone and iPad and Google Android. Because implementation is so new, designers and developers are just cracking the surface as they begin using the markup language in existing or newly developed Web sites, and for designing across multiple platforms.
This enhanced e-book combines 2½ hours of training video with a 96-page reference guide. The code examples in the guide offer a solid introduction to HTML5 and explain in detail how you can start using it today. Whether you’re an HTML standards advocate using mobile devices, a Flash developer wanting to pick up additional skills for your toolset, or simply taking your first steps in HTML5, by the end of this video you’ll have the most important information about HTML5 to use it now, including:The key features that have changed in HTML5 and how to transition from HTML 4 and XHTML New HTML5 improvements in semantics and interface elements such as forms Support for native vector graphics, audio, and video Progressive enhancement techniques that take advantage of new HTML5 semantics while keeping your content compatible
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Learn the fundamentals of programming with HTML5—and begin building your first standards-based web pages from the ground up. If you have absolutely no previous experience, no problem—simply start here! This book introduces must-know concepts and getting-started techniques through easy-to-follow explanations, examples, and exercises.
Here’s where you start learning HTML5
Create a web site using HTML5 tags in a simple text editor Use semantic tags to make your pages easier to layout and find Draw in HTML5 using the canvas element Embed audio and video in your web pages Get HTML5 to work in older browsers Develop your future skills in web design
HTML5 and CSS3 have ushered in an entirely new era in web development and web design. This easy-to-understand full-color guide presents the elements of design and development as equal; therefore, both designers and developers will benefit from learning how to leverage the power behind HTML5 and CSS3. The two-page spreads and helpful insight show you how to use HTML5 and CSS3 in conjunction in order to create websites that possess both powerful function and beautiful design.Incorporates all the trademark elements of the For Dummies series writing style - approachable, friendly, reliable, and functional - to assist you in gaining a solid foundation of the basics Fills the void for both developers and designers who are looking to merge the power and function of HTML5 and CSS3 Features a website with code and templates
HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies covers what you need to know to use HTML5 and CSS3, without weighing you down in unnecessary information.
Understanding progressive enhancement will make you a better web professional, whether you’re a content strategist, information architect, UX designer, visual designer, front-end developer, back-end developer, or project manager. It will enable you to visualize experience as a continuum and craft interfaces that are capable of reaching more users while simultaneously costing less money to develop. When you’ve mastered the tenets and concepts of this book, you will see the web in a whole new way and gain web design superpowers that will make you invaluable to your employer, clients, and the web as a whole. Visit http://adaptivewebdesign.info to learn more.
If it’s for the Web, this book will help you create it…faster, smarter, better! Don’t settle for canned templates or boilerplate designs! Take control, with the classic guide to HTML web authoring…now completely revised for the latest techniques and shortcuts, including HTML5!
Build it right…Well-planned and well-organized Easy to navigate Fun to read, view, and use Search engine-friendly and findable Reliable and consistent Easy to update and maintain Compatible with any browser
Build it all…Websites and pages Wiki articles Web services and ecommerce eBay pages Blog posts HTML email And much more!
Contains quick reference guides to HTML elements and CSS properties–including the newest HTML5 and CSS3 improvements!
"Taming CSS Complexity" is a collection of 11 CSS-packed chapters that are all about performance- and developer-friendly coding. In order to achieve a well-rounded coding experience, the Smashing Magazine authors have explored the complexity of CSS from different perspectives, balancing rather specific hands-on tips and more general coding best practices.
Among other hot topics, this eBook covers how to design layouts with Flexbox, Atomic Design with Sass, and takes a look at the most common CSS issues. Experimental techniques such as the "Clown Car Technique" provide innovative approaches to new challenges, and an insight into the BEM methodology helps to improve the overall quality of front-end code. To simplify your daily coding routine, valuable tricks on how to structure and style your code have also been included in this eBook.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Semantic CSS With Intelligent Selectors
- Absolute Horizontal And Vertical Centering In CSS
- How To Benefit From CSS Generated Content
- The Problem Of CSS Form Elements
- Clown Car Technique: Solving Adaptive Images In Responsive Web Design
- The "Other" Interface: Atomic Design With Sass
- Simple Responsive Images With CSS Background Images
- Designing CSS Layouts With Flexbox Is As Easy As Pie
- The Evolution Of The BEM Methodology
- Using White Space For Readability In HTML And CSS
- Why Coding Style Matters