The CSS Guide
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The CSS Guide

The Complete Guide to Modern CSS.

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Whether you're new to web development or a more seasoned developer looking to refine your skills. The CSS Guide will take you from beginner to expert!

We'll cover the basics from specificity & selectors right through to the modern layout methods of flexbox & grid. We'll also be diving into advanced topics such as CSS animation, architecture & more!

Mastering CSS is an invaluable skill that will benefit you professionally - each and every day!

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About the Author

Tim Robards
Tim Robards

G'Day! I'm an Australian developer living in Toronto, Canada. I am passionate about technology & have been a writer & educator in the web development/design space for more years than I can count!

I communicate in a way that is both clear & approachable for beginners, while remaining stimulating for those with some experience - as we work towards the goal of tackling more complex subjects.

I also aim to keep all of my writing as up-to-date as possible! So you can rest assured that you'll be learning the very latest techniques.

Cheers!

Table of Contents

  • Introducing CSS
    • What is CSS?
    • Adding CSS to your projects
    • The Cascade
    • Inheritance
    • Specificity
  • Selectors
    • Selecting Elements
    • Attribute Selectors
    • Pseudo Classes
    • Pseudo Elements
  • Fundamentals
    • The Box Model
    • Margins
    • Padding
    • Borders
    • Commenting
    • Fonts
    • Styling Lists
    • The ‘calc’ Function
  • Backgrounds & Colors
    • Backgrounds
    • Colors & Keywords
    • Hex
    • RGB & RGBa
    • HSL & HSLa
  • Units
    • Introduction
    • Pixels & Percentages
    • Font Relative Units
    • Viewport Units
  • Layout
    • The Display Property
    • Positioning
    • z-index
    • Flexbox
    • Grid
    • Centering
    • Media Queries
  • Animating your CSS
    • Filters
    • Transforms
    • Transitions
    • Animations
  • CSS Architecture
    • Feature Queries
    • Custom Properties (Variables)
    • Resets & Normalization
    • Vendor Prefixing
  • Conclusion

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