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HTML5-CSS3 : Beginning HTML5 and CSS3

uCertify's Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 Course provides a complete overview of HTML5 and CSS3. Our course covers various topics including HTML5: Now, Not 2022, Your First Plunge into HTML5, New Structural Elements, A Richer Approach to Marking Up Content, Rich Media, Paving the Way for Web Applications, CSS3, Here and Now, etc. which will help you learn in a very effective and efficient way. This
Beginning HTML5 and CSS3
ISBN : 978-1-61691-444-8


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Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: HTML5: Now, Not 2022

  • Basic tenets
  • How was HTML5 created?
  • HTML5 moving forward!
  • HTML5 design principles
  • A dozen myths about HTML5
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Your First Plunge into HTML5

  • Homework review
  • It's all in the head
  • A Hello World! journey
  • Supporting HTML5 cross-browser
  • An HTML5 boilerplate page
  • Validation
  • Revisiting Miss Baker
  • Summary
  • Homework

Lesson 3: New Structural Elements

  • Workflow practices, evolving?
  • A brave new semantic dawn
  • Structural building blocks: <div>, <section>, and <article>
  • Headings: <header>, <hgroup>, and <h1>-<h6>, plus <footer>
  • The HTML5 outlining algorithm
  • HTML5-style heading element levels
  • Even more structural elements: <nav>, <aside>, <figure> (and <figcaption>)
  • Putting it all together
  • Accessibility and HTML5
  • Summary
  • Homework
  • Further Reading

Lesson 4: A Richer Approach to Marking Up Content

  • Baking the best cake we possibly can
  • Ex-presentational elements and friends
  • Block-level links with the <a> element
  • Other elements with minor changes from HTML 4
  • New semantic elements
  • Extending HTML5
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Rich Media

  • The case for Flash
  • Video the HTML5 way
  • Audio
  • Canvas
  • SVG
  • Summary
  • Homework

Lesson 6: Paving the Way for Web Applications

  • HTML5 forms
  • Web applications
  • The glorious dawn of the age of the standards-ba...d of compliant browsers, on a variety of devices
  • Homework: Mark up the Join Gordo's Space Cadets form using the new markup covered

Lesson 7: CSS3, Here and Now

  • A Refresher on the importance of web standards
  • CSS 1, CSS 2.1, CSS3 ...
  • Is CSS3 ready?
  • The benefits of CSS3
  • CSS basics refresher
  • CSS shorthand
  • The cascade, specificity, and inheritance
  • CSS organization and maintenance
  • Browser support, vendor prefixes, polyfills, and progressive enhancement
  • Feature detection and polyfills
  • Summary
  • Homework
  • Appendix: CSS3 Module Status

Lesson 8: Keeping Your Markup Slim Using CSS Selectors

  • Selectors rundown
  • CSS3 selectors
  • Browser support
  • Selectors of the future
  • Summary
  • Homework
  • Appendix

Lesson 9: A Layout for Every Occasion

  • The web of many devices
  • The Visual Formatting Model of CSS it's boxes all the way down!
  • CSS3 layouts
  • Conclusion
  • Further reading
  • Homework

Lesson 10: Improving Web Typography

  • Typeface and fonts
  • Anatomy of type
  • A brief history of web type
  • Text as image
  • sIFR
  • Cufón
  • SVG fonts
  • @font-face
  • Finding web fonts
  • Baselines
  • Designing with a grid
  • Baseline grid in summary
  • Fun with web type
  • Control the quote glyphs
  • Summary
  • Further Reading

Lesson 11: Putting CSS3 Properties to Work

  • Color and transparency
  • Backgrounds
  • Borders
  • Drop shadows
  • Gradients
  • Detecting support and helping other browsers
  • Summary
  • Homework

Lesson 12: Transforms, Transitions, and Animation

  • Translate, rotate, scale, skew, transform: 2D and 3D CSS transforms
  • CSS transitions and CSS animations: compare and contrast
  • CSS transitions: bling in 4D!
  • Keyframin' with CSS animations
  • Further Reading

Lesson 13: The Future of CSS or, Awesome Stuff That's Coming

  • Hardware acceleration and CSS performance
  • Internationalization
  • Go forth and make awesome
  • Appendix: essential links

Lesson 14: Video Tutorials

  • Training Videos of HTML
  • Training Videos of CSS

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