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CSS for Print Designers by J. D. Graffam

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1. Coding in Plain English

Coding CSS Is Like Learning the Simplest Language Ever

I took an embarrassingly high number of Spanish courses over the years (eight in total) for someone who can’t speak Spanish very well. While I can read it with a Spanish-to-English dictionary handy, I’m at a loss if asked to come up with it from scratch. If I ever get left behind by a cruise boat in Cancún, I know just enough to find the restroom, hospital, or library.

In the fourth grade I learned what I needed to know—20 or 30 words, some basic syntax, and upside-down question marks. Hola. Mi nombre es... ¿Donde esta la biblioteca?

At some point, you’ll be handed a change order for a Web site update, and just like me with my Spanish-to-English dictionary, you ...

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