CSS Learning Resources: Books

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While most developers would agree that the best way to learn a new language is with interactive or hands-on lessons, it never hurts to have a strong conceptual foundation before you start creating things. A good way to build a [...]

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Social Media Button Snippets

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It’s 2017, and at this point in time, most businesses have some sort of social media presence. Because everyone’s on social media, it seems like every website also has social media buttons that link to a site or a business’ [...]

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CSS Tools: CSSMatic Generators

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CSSMatic is a generator tool that you can use to create CSS code for gradients, borders, box-shadow, and noise texture…so basically, all the CSS rules that have annoyingly complicated syntaxes that can be hard to remember and even harder to [...]

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CSS Tools: CSS Typeset

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CSS Typeset is a great tool for anyone learning CSS, and it can be a fun tool for experienced developers to use to play around with text and font rules to experiment with ideas and inspirations for future projects. The typeset, [...]

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CSS Tips: Outline vs. Border

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In CSS3, an outline is a line that’s drawn around the outside of an element. Outlines are essentially the exact same thing as borders, they even have the same syntax in your CSS, but they differ in their placement. Borders [...]

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Using CSS’s Attribute Selectors

Did you know that in CSS, you can select elements based on their attribute or attribute values? This is a super useful way to select specific elements that have no class or ID distinctions but have attribute values, or to [...]

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