by Lea Verou
The “CSS Secrets: Better Solutions to Everyday Web Design Problems, 1st Edition” is an instructive book for web designers and developers. The author of this information book is Lea Verou. Lea is an Invited Expert in the W3C CSS Working Group, the Committee that designs the CSS language. Currently, she conducts research in Human-computer interaction at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.CSS Secrets is an enlightening book for web designers and front-end developers. Each chapter of this book presents a specific web design problem and CSS solution. Her humor makes learning how to make the most out of CSS entertaining and extensible to new situations.
In addition, Verou also provides 47 secrets that provide example code and results on topics ranging from color tinting and custom checkboxes. Furthermore, CSS Secrets walks through a series of techniques in detail, with notes on the principles and information on cross-browser compatibility. Most of the techniques offer numerous other approaches with their own pros, cons, and tradeoffs. Lea Verou provides a wealth of information for topics with Visual Effects, Shapes, Structure and Layout, Transition and Animations, etc. In short, CSS Secrets is a necessary book for web designers and front-end developers.