CSS, DHTML, and Ajax, Fourth Edition: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Peachpit Press, Oct 17, 2006 - Computers - 99998 pages

The Web doesn't stand still, and neither does this guide: Completely updated to cover the new browsers, standards, and CSS, DHTML, and Ajax features that define the Web today, the one thing that hasn't changed in this edition is its task-based visual approach to the topic. In these pages, readers will find friendly, step-by-step instructions for using CSS, DHTML, and Ajax to add visually sophisticated, interactive elements to their Web sites. Using loads of tips and screen shots, veteran author Jason Cranford Teague covers a lot of ground--from basic and advanced dynamic techniques (for example, making objects appear and disappear) to creating effects for newer browsers, migrating from tables to CSS, and creating new DHTML scripts with embedded scroll areas, fixed menu bars, and more. Users new to CSS, DHTML, and Ajax will find this a quick, easy introduction to scripting, while more experienced programmers will be pleased to find practical, working examples throughout the book.

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Cascading Style Sheets
CSS Basics
Font Properties
Text Properties
Color and Background Properties
Box Properties
Visual Formatting Properties
Interface Properties
Learning About an Object
Learning About an Event
Basic Dynamic Techniques
Advanced Dynamic Techniques
Ajax Basics
Using CSS DHTML and Ajax

Table Properties
Generated Content and List Properties 245 Adding Content Using CSS 246 Teaching the Browser to Count 249 Specifying the Quote Style 252 Settin...
Dynamic HTML
DHTML Basics
Learning About the Environment

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About the author (2006)

Jason Cranford Teague is a senior information architect for Lante and has designed Web sites for numerous corporations, including Virgin, WebMD, Coca-Cola, CNN, Bell South, and DuPont. He is the author of the previous editions of this guide.

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