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April 30, 2012

The CSS3 Anthology, 4th Edition--New from SitePoint: Take Your Sites to New Heights

The CSS3 Anthology, 4th Edition

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Sebastopol, CA—SitePoint, the specialist printed books, ebooks, and training resources publisher for web developers, has announced the release of the 4th edition of its best-selling CSS training resource. The CSS3 Anthology: Take Your Sites to New Heights (SitePoint, $39.95) by Rachel Andrew covers the latest techniques and technologies, including CSS3 and HTML5.

"The CSS Anthology has been one of our best-selling resources for web developers," said SitePoint Co-founder, Matt Mickiewicz. "This completely revised and updated version includes the very latest techniques, including how to design forms that work, and how to troubleshoot cross-browser compatibility issues."

Author Rachel Andrew has ensured that the 400+ pages of The CSS3 Anthology comes complete with adaptable and downloadable code—a godsend for web developers who want highly practical solutions to their CSS issues using best practices.

Chapters in the book include:

  • Making a Start with CSS
  • Text Styling and Other Basics
  • Images and Other Design Elements
  • Navigation
  • Tabular Data
  • Forms and User Interfaces
  • Cross-browser Techniques
  • CSS Positioning Basics
  • CSS for Layout

"It's my hope that this book will give developers the confidence to start using some of the new features of CSS3, help people find answers to CSS problems that they might have, and enable users to explore CSS further," said Ms Andrew.

Through this comprehensive CSS training resource, users are shown:

  • How to master advanced and complex layouts using CSS3
  • Ways to create responsive designs, including CSS examples of smart layouts that work on desktops and mobile devices
  • Strategies to ensure cross-browser compatibility and how to troubleshoot compatibility issues for older browsers
  • How to design usable forms that look good and work

The CSS3 Anthology: Take Your Sites to New Heights is available as a printed book, a digital ebook, or in a combination pack.

For a very limited time, SitePoint is offering special launch pricing on this must-have CSS resource. Details are at http://www.sitepoint.com/launch/5f5cd0

For review copies or more information please email sitepointpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Author

Rachel Andrew is a leader in the web standards community, with more than ten years' experience as a web developer. Her writing is informed by the work of her company, edgeofmyseat.com, ensuring it remains grounded in the real world of client projects, large and small.

View Rachel Andrew's full profile page.

Additional Resources
The CSS3 Anthology is available right now in printed and ebook formats. To download free sample chapters and view the table of contents, visit:
http://www.sitepoint.com/books/cssant4/

The CSS3 Anthology, 4th Edition The CSS3 Anthology, 4th Edition
Publisher: SitePoint
By Rachel Andrew
Print ISBN: 9780987153029  
Pages: 400
Print Price: $39.95  
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