Web Standards Creativity: Innovations in Web Design with XHTML, CSS, and DOM Scripting

by Derek Featherstone (Author), Cameron Adams (Author), Ian Lloyd (Author), Rob Weychert (Author), Mark Boulton (Author), Jeff Croft (Author), Andy Clarke (Author), Ethan Marcotte (Author), Dan Rubin (Author), Simon Collison (Author), Molly E. Holzschlag (Technical Reviewer), and Andy Budd (Foreword)

[Book Cover] Web Standards Creativity: Innovations in Web Design with XHTML, CSS, and DOM Scripting
  • Be inspired by 10 web design lessons from 10 of the worlds best web designers
  • Get creative with cutting-edge XHTML, CSS, and DOM scripting techniques
  • Learn breathtaking design skills while remaining standards-compliant

Here at friends of ED, we know that as a web designer or developer, your work involves more than just working to pay the bills. We know that each day, you strive to push the boundaries of your medium, unleashing your creativity in new ways to make your websites more engaging and attractive to behold, while still maintaining cross-browser support, standards compliance, and accessibility. That's why we got together ten of the world's most talented web designers to share their secrets with you. Web Standards Creativityis jam-packed with fresh, innovative design ideas. The topics range from essential CSS typography and grid design, effective styling for CMS-driven sites, and astonishing PNG transparency techniques, to DOM scripting magic for creating layouts that change depending on browser resolution and user preference, and better print layouts for web pages. We're sure you will find something here to inspire you! This full-color book's examples are not just stunning to look at, but also fully standards-compliant, up-to-date, and tested in current browsers including Internet Explorer 7. Playing by the rules doesn't have to mean drab or dull websites Web Standards can be fun!

Reviews

Web Standards Creativity: Innovations in Web Design with XHTML, CSS, and DOM Scripting
Reviewed by Nate Klaiber on April 30th, 2007 @ 02:37PM
This book was a great read, and is packed full of great tips, tricks, and usable scripts to enhance the overall usability of your website.

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