With the aim to give delegates an understanding of CSS3 selectors, attendees confident in using them in projects right now by instilling a robust knowledge of where problems may occur with regard to browser support so they are able to work around these.
The agenda of the session includes:
* Understanding the syntax of CSS3 selectors
* Practical examples of CSS3 selectors in use, for each selector we will cover:
working example, code and screenshots
plugging holes in older browsers where appropriate using jQuery/CSS3 polyfills
* When CSS3 in projects, with a good awareness of compatibility issues
by Lea Verou
With every browser adding support, and the simplicity of providing fallbacks for older versions, CSS3 gradients are something we can start to use right now.
They benefit our users with faster websites and ourselves with more time in our hands to spend in other things, since they are easy to create, edit and update. A very powerful feature that can also be utilized for a surprising number of design effects, even ones that don’t resemble gradients at all.
In this talk, Lea will explore CSS3 gradients in great depth and it’s almost guaranteed that no matter your expertise level, you will walk out having learned new things.
by Greg Rewis
But now, with WebKit and Mozilla leading the way--and Internet Explorer getting into the game--transformations and transitions can be done with pure CSS, even on mobile devices.
As any good Boy Scout will tell you, being prepared for every situation is essential to survival, and as a web designer/developer, survival means knowing what tools to use and when.
With the evolution of CSS, not only do we have new tools to cut through previous challenges, but our tried and true tools have been honed and sharpened as well.
Join Stephanie Rewis as she explores some shiny enhancements to favorite old tools like backgrounds and borders, as well as some new tools like CSS masks and CSS Regions.
26th–27th July 2011