CSS3: From Novice to Ninja

A session at Html5.tx 2013

Friday 1st February, 2013

9:00am to 5:00pm (CST)

Web development without Photoshop and without IDs or classes? What was impossible 5 years ago is almost simple to do with CSS3. Prototyping with CSS3 (versus sliced up images) has made the development process fun again. Yes, there is new syntax to learn, and different browsers sometimes require slightly different markup, but the power is worth the pain. And, once you understand the syntax, there are tools so CSS3 isn't a memorization game. Improved development time, reduced maintenance costs, SEO, accessibility and site performance? What more could you ask for?

How about all of it, all in 1 day! In this full day workshop you will learn about the capabilities of CSS3, progressive design principles, time saving techniques, and debugging and development tools. Yes, we'll cover rounded corners, but this skills-based workshop will cover so much more, including selectors, media queries, colors, border effects, background effects, gradients, animations, transitions and transformations.

Many advanced CSS3 features and the issues surrounding them, including:
Hacks, browser support and browser quirks
Tools for creating CSS3 (once you fully understand the syntax)
CSS Debuggers: Use browser tools to debug and pixel perfect
Mobile debugging

This workshop is targeted at designers and developers who already work with CSS, and perhaps even use some features of CSS3, and want to become really proficient in advanced features of CSS3. If you don't know what
p {color: red;}
does, this is too advanced for you. If you have never written
input[type=number]:nth-of-type(2n):out-of-range + label {color: red;}
you'll learn a ton.

Estelle Weyl is an internationally published author, speaker, trainer, and consultant. Estelle started her professional life in architecture, interning at Arte Charpentier in Paris, but decided instead to be a web standardista. A UI Engineer, she has consulted for Kodakgallery, SurveyMonkey, Yahoo! and Apple, among others. Estelle shares esoteric tidbits learned while programming CSS, JavaScript and HTML, provides tutorials and detailed grids of CSS3 and HTML5 browser support in her blog at http://www.standardista.com. She is the author of Mobile HTML5, What's Next in CSS3, HTML5: The Definitive Guide and HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World. While not coding, she works in construction, de-hippifying her 1960’s throwback abode.

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Estelle Weyl

Looking at your source code since 1999.

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Starts 1st February 2013 at 9:00am CST

Ends 1st February 2012 at 5:00pm CST

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  • HTML5 y CSS3 / HTML5 and CSS3 (Spanish Edition)
  • HTML5: The Definitive Guide
  • Mobile HTML5

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