Cascading style sheets are a fundamental part of front-end web development. Learn how CSS gives us the ability to separate style from content.
- [Instructor] If you're a designer or developer…trying to stay on top of current web technology…you may feel overwhelmed at the sheer volume…of languages and technologies out there.…I frequently hear folks say…that they're not even sure where to start…and I remember thinking the same thing when I started out.…I want to introduce you to CSS…and show you how it fits into…the bigger picture of web development.…CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets.…It's a style language used to control the appearance…of markup languages like HTML.…So you can think of HTML as…controlling the structure of the web…while CSS controls the presentation of it.…
In other words, CSS is what makes the web pretty.…I like the way, James, a fellow instructor of mine puts it.…Think of HTML as the structure…of a new building, your house.…You can see this structure as it's being built,…but you don't really know what it's going to look like.…That's where CSS comes in.…It's the skin that shows…what the outside of the house will look like.…By separating structure and presentation in this way…
- What is CSS?
- Understanding how CSS works with HTML
- Applying fonts
- Understanding the classic box model
- Setting margins and padding
- Positioning elements
- Basic CSS layout concepts
- Media types and media queries
- Working with CSS frameworks and CSS grids
- Creating responsive layouts
- Tools that help you write and maintain CSS
Skill Level Beginner
1. CSS Basics
2. CSS Specifications
3. Common CSS Concepts
4. CSS Layouts
5. Working with CSS
6. Responsive CSS
7. Going Further with CSS
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