how to better manage client expectations and development requirements a practical approach for designing in the browser documentation methods that outperform static Photoshop comps a method for visualizing the points where responsive designs change After absorbing the lessons in this book, you’ll leave behind old-school workflows and start working in ways that are uniquely suited to today’s multi-platform web.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1) Not Your Parents Mobile Phone: UX Design Guidelines For Smartphones
2) Why We Shouldnt Make Separate Mobile Websites
3) How To Build A Mobile Website
4) Making It A Mobile Web App
5) A Study Of Trends In Mobile Design
6) How To Market Your Mobile Application
7) A Foot On The Bottom Rung: First Forays Into Responsive Web Development
8) From Monitor To Mobile: Optimizing Email Newsletters With CSS
9) How To Use CSS3 Media Queries To Create a Mobile Version of Your Website
10) Creating Mobile Optimized Websites Using WordPress
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Backgrounds in CSS: Everything You Need To Know
- The Mystery Of The CSS Float Property
- The Z Index CSS Property: A Comprehensive Look
- CSS Sprites: Useful Techniques, or Potential Nuisance?
- Modern CSS Layouts: The Essential Characteristics
- Modern CSS Layouts, Part 2: The Essential Techniques
- Writing CSS For Others
- Decoupling HTML From CSS
- CSS Specificity And Inheritance
- Equal Height Column Layouts with Borders and Negative Margins in CSS
- !important CSS Declarations: How and When to Use Them
- CSS Sprites Revisited
- Learning To Use The :before And :after Pseudo Elements In CSS
- Taming Advanced CSS Selectors
- Six CSS Layout Features To Look Forward To
Learn about the harsh truths of corporate Web design and the troubles you are bound to run into. Create effective online portfolios with optimized user experiences, without the usual trial and error. Use storytelling to create engaging user experiences. Impress clients by staying on top of enhancements and Web standards. And in case you are wondering how to handle clients, we have some professional advice on how to deal with exceptional situations and customer requests.
This guide to professional Web design was carefully selected, prepared and edited to bring you the most useful Web design advice from Smashing Magazines articles. Know where you stand, put your situation in perspective, and get the advice you've been looking for.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- 10 Harsh Truths About Corporate Websites
- Portfolio Design Study: Design Patterns And Current Practices
- Creating A Successful Online Portfolio
- Better User Experience With Storytelling
- Designing User Interfaces For Business Web Applications
- Progressive Enhancement And Standards Do Not Limit Web Design
- Color Theory For Designers, Part 1: The Meaning Of Color
- Is John The Client Dense Or Are You Failing Him?
- How To Identify And Deal With Different Types Of Clients
- How To Respond Effectively To Design Criticism
- Web Designers Guide To Professional Networking
- Group Interview: Expert Advice For Students and Young Web Designers
You won’t find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a CSS reference that is concise, to the point, and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any CSS programmer or Web developer.
In the CSS Quick Syntax Reference, you will find:A concise reference to CSS Short, simple, and focused code examples for presentation semantics A well laid out table of contents and a comprehensive index allowing easy review
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This second edition contains:New examples and updated browser support information New case studies from Simon Collison and Cameron Moll CSS3 examples, showing new CSS3 features, and CSS3 equivalents to tried and tested CSS2 techniques