3. CSS Basics

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll familiarize yourself with CSS and learn:

  • CSS (cascading style sheets) terms and terminology

  • The difference between HTML and CSS formatting

  • Different methods to write CSS rules and markup

  • How the cascade, inheritance, descendant, and specificity theories affect the way browsers apply CSS formatting

  • New features and capabilities of CSS3


This lesson will take about 1 hour and 15 minutes to complete. If you have not already done so, please log in to your account on peachpit.com to download the project files for this lesson as described in the “Getting Started” section at the beginning of this ...

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