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HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies

HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies

David Karlins, Judith Muhr (Translator)

ISBN: 978-1-118-63941-2

Nov 2013

384 pages



Learn to create powerful and unique websites with HTML5 and CSS3

HTML5 and CSS3 have ushered in an entirely new era in web development and web design. This easy-to-understand full-color guide presents the elements of design and development as equal; therefore, both designers and developers will benefit from learning how to leverage the power behind HTML5 and CSS3. The two-page spreads and helpful insight show you how to use HTML5 and CSS3 in conjunction in order to create websites that possess both powerful function and beautiful design.

  • Incorporates all the trademark elements of the For Dummies series writing style - approachable, friendly, reliable, and functional - to assist you in gaining a solid foundation of the basics
  • Fills the void for both developers and designers who are looking to merge the power and function of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Features a website with code and templates

HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies covers what you need to know to use HTML5 and CSS3, without weighing you down in unnecessary information.

Introduction 1

Part I: Page Structure and Design with HTML5 and CSS3 5

Chapter 1: Structure and Design with HTML5 and CSS3 7

Chapter 2: Deploying HTML5 35

Chapter 3: CSS3 for Design, Interactivity, and Animation 59

Chapter 4: Compatibility Issues and Solutions 77

Part II: Creating Pages with HTML5 95

Chapter 5: HTML5 Semantic Tags 97

Chapter 6: HTML5 Forms 121

Chapter 7: Native Video and Audio 143

Chapter 8: Going Mobile: Responsive Design and jQuery Mobile 169

Part III: CSS3 Effects and Transforms 203

Chapter 9: Styling with CSS3 Properties 205

Chapter 10: Applying CSS3 Effects 229

Chapter 11: Applying and Animating CSS3 Transforms 255

Chapter 12: Styling Gradients with CSS3 283

Part IV: The Part of Tens 301

Chapter 13: Top Ten HTML5 Design Resources 303

Chapter 14: Top Ten CSS3 Design Tools 315

Chapter 15: Top Ten Form Data Resources 327

Index 339

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