Chapter 3. The Myths of CSS

The Myths of CSS

Over the years, many different myths and misconceptions have grown up around Cascading Style Sheets—some good and some bad. You may have heard some of these myths and may still believe them: CSS is computer code; CSS is buggy; CSS is only for styling type and color. Some of these myths were never true, others are no longer true, and some have a grain of truth. Before we go any further into learning how to speak in styles, let’s clear the air about three of the most persistent CSS myths.

Myth 1: CSS Is for Developers, Not Designers

False: Many designers coming to CSS for the first time think that it’s just for the “coders” ...

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