Chapter 6. Vocabulary: Talking the Talk

Vocabulary: Talking the Talk

Vocabulary is what adds diversity to a language. In the examples I have presented so far, I kept the vocabulary simple so that we could concentrate on the syntax and semantics. Now, it is time to broaden your horizons—not to mention your design possibilities—with a slate of new CSS vocabulary.

I want to say up front that this is not a comprehensive list of CSS properties and values. It is a vocabulary list intended for designers to reference while working. But, just as when you are learning a new spoken language you wouldn’t start off memorizing the dictionary, you don’t need to know all of the nuances of the ...

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