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So, p. Use this to n; determine which of the above color: Can you do that? Use it to border font xt weight of te. You can always use a more Pocket Reference. It speaks with authority and it reads beautifully. Each rule adds to use border-bottom then the line will extend to the edge of the page.
Just some styles from their parents. Wow, this is powerful. Simply by changing the font-family property in the body rule, we could change the font for an entire site.
Surprise, surprise. Okay, so now that the whole site is set to sans-serif with the body selector, what if I want one element to be a different font? Do I have to take the font-family out of the body and add rules for every element separately again? You need to ov if font-family inheritance with a CSS erride the rule.
This stuff gets complicated. Other properties, such as border, are not inherited, which A: With CSS, the most specific rule is always used. So, if you have a rule for makes sense, right? A instance: Notice that a comment can span multiple lines. You can also put comments around Q: CSS and browsers will ignore it, like: You can always use a more Pocket Reference.
In general, all of the specific selector to override a property from styles that affect the way your text looks, a parent. Can you do that? Can you style each of these paragraphs separately so that the color of the text matches the drink?
So, how can you select these paragraphs individually? So, what exactly is a class? Green text.
Blue text. Purple text. Red text Last is the class name. This selector selects all paragraphs in the greentea class. Now the font is green and matches the Green Tea Cooler. Sharpen your pencil Your turn: Put these at the bottom of your CSS file, under the greentea rule: And seriously, when you blend up a bunch of blueberries, they really are more purple than blue.
Work with us here. Then you could do this: Do I have to write one huge selector? If you want all elements that are in the greentea class to have a style, then you can just write your rule like this: Yes, that works.
One more question Well, I can join many clubs. So, can an element be in more than one class?
Yes, elements can be in more than one class. How do you know which style gets applied? So, will the paragraph be green, blue raspberry , or purple? How does all this stuff come together so that you know which styles are being applied to which elements? This rule selects members of the greentea class. And this rule selects only paragraphs that are in p. So they are about the same in p. But you have an element that belongs to all three classes: So, p.
What color is the Green Tea Cooler paragraph now? Next, open your CSS file and move the p. Save, and reload.
Finally, move the p. Have to link me in? Here we go again Okay, okay, I admit it; using CSS sure makes my job easier. All those old deprecated styling elements were a pain in my side. I found the book truly enjoyable to read, and I learned something new! This book wakes up your brain. Not just loads of pictures: Surprises everywhere. Stories, because humans love narrative. Stories about things like pizza and chocolate.
Need we say more? It speaks with authority and it reads beautifully. I can think of no better tour guides than the Freemans. The right reference for practical development strategies—gets my brain going without having to slog through a bunch of tired, stale professor-speak. In fact, I kissed this book in front of my wife. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America.
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Associate Publisher: Mike Hendrickson Series Creators: Elisabeth Freeman, Eric Freeman Editor: Brett McLaughlin Cover Designers: Elisabeth Freeman, Eric Freeman Structure: Elisabeth Freeman Style: Eric Freeman Page Viewer: Oliver Printing History: December This is the learning system you've been waiting for. I think this book is well worth a purchase for the new web developer or designer.
While even the most experienced developer would pick up a trick or two, the book really lends itself to a newbie. The book is about pages and there is value to each page. The games and puzzles are a nice break from the traditional and offer a way to really get the information learned in the chapter to stick.
Eric Freeman is a computer scientist with a passion for media and software architectures and coauthor of Head First Design Patterns. He just wrapped up four years at a dream job-- directing internet broadband and wireless efforts at Disney--and is now back to writing, creating cool software, and hacking Java and Macs. Eric spent a lot of the '90s working on alternatives to the desktop metaphor with David Gelernter and they're both still asking the question, Why do I have to give a file a name?
Based on this work, Eric landed a Ph.