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Publisher's Summary

Are you a CSS beginner interested in creating your very own, very unique web page? Do you have some experience building sites with basic HTML but want to take your projects to the next level? No matter what your previous experience is, as long as you have a browser and a simple text editor, you can learn the basics of CSS! With this book, you can familiarize yourself with how CSS works, learn how to efficiently work with CSS selectors, and apply what you’ve learned to create beautifully styled simple web pages.

Without CSS and HTML, the Internet would be a very different (and very boring) place, so it’s no wonder why so many people choose to learn the basics of using stylesheets. Whether you’re exploring CSS to complement a hobby or to further your career, this book will allow you to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for its applications.

This book includes:

  • An overview of how CSS uses selectors to define a style for a web page
  • Ideas for effectively styling the layouts of your web pages
  • Techniques for altering the colors, sizes, fonts, and styles of individual or multiple elements in your web pages
  • Examples of how to implement what you’ve learned when working with simple HTML documents
  • Alternatives to basic layout techniques that will allow you to further enhance your web page

So pick up your copy of CSS: Basic Fundamental Guide gor Beginners, sit back with your favorite text editor, and have fun creating and enhancing your very own web pages. You’ll be a CSS master in no time!

©2018 MG Martin (P)2018 MGC Publishing

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It covers all of the details of CSS and explains everything in a very clear, precise and easy to understand language. It uses an "in other words" construct, where it explains even more clearly and from another perspective certain concept.

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This guide to CSS is EXCELLENT! I appreciated the linear, step-by-step instructions, as well as the plain-English approach, which helped me grasp some of the positioning CSS concepts much more quickly.

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Nice book

It is very useful with helping you understand the CSS and also is a great help to help you understand what specific things in CSS.

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A great read. Learn to retrain and reinvent ourselves to adapt to new technologies. Wish more programming books were written in this style!

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it's written in a plain but conversational tone so it could also be used for learning CSS. I was suffering waiting for this to come out! Highly recommend this book.

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Excellent book. The author is, as is well known, a good, clear, thorough, accurate, experienced writer. I use it as a reference book and it excels because of its completeness.

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This is an extremely valuable guide for the beginner's.Inside this book you will discover a review of how CSS utilizes selectors to characterize a style for a web page,ideas for adequately styling the designs of your website pages and much more.

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This book did a good job explaining how the many features of CSS are used, the examples were clear and there was helpful information about browser support, performance considerations, etc. I learned a lot from this book.

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I am softer developer , and wanted to get a better handle on CSS just so my user interfaces wouldn't be so plain. I expected this to be pretty straight-forward, but it turns out to be way more complex than I expected!

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technical guide

the first few chapters focus on programming concepts and on building a foundation for writing, executing and using programs for personal use, the rest of the book presents a dedicated chapter on the programming languages- Java, JavaScript, C, Python, SQL, HTML, and CSS.

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  • 07-19-18

Useful book

I found much important information on all my questions. I liked this guide and would recommend it to beginners who are interested in programming languages.