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Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide by Eric A. Meyer

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Tips, Pointers, and Other Practical Advice

Once you’ve gotten through all the general information and checked your documents for errors, you’ll probably be looking for some real-world advice on how to use CSS, where some pitfalls may be, and why your letter-perfect CSS isn’t displaying in quite the way you think it should.

Style Sheets Reference Guide (SSRG)

http://www.webreview.com/style/index.shtml

This site is home of the Browser Compatibility Charts, which is its main claim to fame. The Chart is a listing of every property and value in CSS1 and the status of its support in each of several major browsers, with notes explaining the ratings. As of this writing, the Chart covered 10 major browser versions, with more expected, and there were plans afoot to add CSS2 support tracking to the charts as well.

The SSRG is also the home of the WebReview column “A Sense of Style,” with archives of all the articles, and sections devoted to CSS question and answers, common mistakes with CSS, cool ways to use styles, and more. (Disclaimer: the SSRG is edited and maintained by the author of this book.)

CSS Pointers Group (CPG)

http://css.nu/

Maintained by CSS gurus Sue Sims and Jan Roland Eriksson, the CPG is a wonderful collection of articles, bug reports, workarounds, and literally hundreds of other resources. Many of the pointers listed are simply links to material generated by various people throughout the Web, but some of the best articles are the work of Sue and Roland themselves. The site ...

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