Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Checking browser support, part of CSS Fundamentals.
- [Voiceover] As I mentioned earlier,…knowing what is in the specifications…is really only half of the process of…understanding CSS.…You see, browsers haven't implemented…everything in the specs, and some of…the things that are implemented…aren't implemented consistently.…Remember, CSS is a constantly evolving…language, and the price of that flexibility…means that, as an author, you have…a responsibility to understand what…works seamlessly across browsers,…what you'll need to tweak, and what you'll…need to keep an eye on for future support.…
So, how do you track browser support?…Well, one way is to simply test them yourself.…Ideally, when designing websites you'll want to…test in Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Opera,…older versions of Internet Explorer,…and Microsoft Edge.…You'll also wanna test on as many mobile…devices as you can.…The reality, of course, is that testing…across a wide array of devices and…browsers isn't always possible.…You should work to build as wide…a test suite as you can, but realistically,…you'll often need to rely on knowing…
CSS Fundamentals covers the basic concepts, terminology, and techniques you need to read and write CSS. It's for people who want a big-picture overview before taking hands-on courses. Author James Williamson explains how CSS affects text, borders, backgrounds, and images; how CSS works with HTML; and how the W3C's evolving CSS specification impacts designers. He also reviews some of the most popular CSS editors and frameworks and lists online tools and resources for further study.
- What is CSS?
- Basic selector types
- Using CSS with HTML
- How browsers render CSS differently
- Exploring CSS specifications
- Checking browser support
- Working with fonts
- Understanding the box model
- Adjusting margins and padding
- Positioning elements
- Basic CSS layout concepts
- Media types and media queries
- Working with CSS frameworks and CSS grids
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1. CSS Basics
2. CSS Specifications
3. Common CSS Concepts
4. CSS Resources
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