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Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns book cover
  • By Michael Bowers
  • ISBN10: 1-59059-804-0
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-804-7
  • 494 pp.
  • Published on Apr 2007
  • eBook Price: $22.50
  • Price: $44.99

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Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns

Design patterns have been used with great success in software programming. They improve productivity, creativity, and efficiency in web design and development, and they reduce code bloat and complexity. In the context of CSS and HTML, design patterns are sets of common functionality that work across various browsers and screen readers, without sacrificing design values or accessibility or relying on hacks and filters. But until now they have not been applied systematically to HTML and CSS web design and development.

With the help of Pro CSS and HTML Design Patterns, you can reap the benefits of using design patterns in your HTML and CSS code. The book provides you with all the CSS and HTML design patterns you need. Web development expert and author Michael Bowers then takes you through multiple design patterns for text, backgrounds, borders, images, forms, layouts, and much more. He shows you exactly how each one works, and how to use them most effectively in your own projects. After you learn about these design patterns, youll wonder how you ever developed web sites without them!

Author Information

Michael Bowers

Michael Bowers is a software developer who has been cranking out all kinds of code for 17 years professionally and 25 years personally. He taught himself to program when he was 14 and hasnít stopped since.

He has been the chief software developer and architect for many projects ranging from web sites to application frameworks to compilers. He has built intranet applications, automated factories with robotics, architected databases, programmed handheld devices, created sales management systems, and much more. His favorite languages include HTML, CSS, XML, SQL, C#, C, Visual Basic, and ASP.

Michael is also an accomplished pianist with a bachelorís degree in music composition and a masterís degree in music theory. In his spare time he loves to improvise, arrange, and compose music.

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