Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Vendor prefixes, part of CSS Fundamentals.
- [Voiceover] As you learn CSS,…you'll often see examples of code…with some very curious syntax.…In front of the CSS properties,…you'll often see a prefix or series of prefixes…that look something like this.…So what are those?…Those are vendor prefixes,…and they can seem a little confusing…the first time you run into them,…especially since they seem to set…the same rule multiple times.…Well, vendor prefixes allow browser manufacturers…to add support for proprietary features…or features that are still in development.…
You might have noticed, for example,…that the prefixes all correspond with a browser…or browser developer.…Now typically, each vendor prefix…includes an abbreviation representing…the browser manufacturer…which is surrounded on each side…by a dash and followed by the property…that they're going to support.…Now here's a list of some of the more common…vendor prefixes.…We have Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera,…Konqueror, and WebKit.…Now at first glance, it may seem like…vendor prefixes tend to confuse things…but in reality they're a very important part…
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
Skill Level Beginner
1. CSS Basics
2. CSS Specifications
3. Common CSS Concepts
4. CSS Resources
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