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By Jason Beaird, James George

The foundations of lovely website design is the proper e-book for those that can construct web pages, yet are searching for the abilities and information to visually increase their sites.

This e-book will educate you the way to:

comprehend what makes "good design," from discovery via to implementation
Use colour successfully, strengthen colour schemes, and create a palette
Create interesting layouts utilizing grids, the guideline of thirds, and symmetry
hire textures: strains, issues, shapes, volumes, and depth
follow typography to make traditional designs glance great
select, edit, and place potent imagery

And plenty more...

This easy-to-follow consultant is illustrated with appealing, full-color examples, and should lead you thru the method of making nice designs from begin to finish.

The 3rd variation of this e-book has been enormously revised and now features:

up-to-date and improved assurance of cellular and responsive website design (RWD)
a brand new pattern project
New sections on consumer interface and icon design
universal user-interface styles and assets

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By Jason Beaird, James George

The foundations of lovely website design is the proper e-book for those that can construct web pages, yet are searching for the abilities and information to visually increase their sites.

This e-book will educate you the way to:

comprehend what makes "good design," from discovery via to implementation
Use colour successfully, strengthen colour schemes, and create a palette
Create interesting layouts utilizing grids, the guideline of thirds, and symmetry
hire textures: strains, issues, shapes, volumes, and depth
follow typography to make traditional designs glance great
select, edit, and place potent imagery

And plenty more...

This easy-to-follow consultant is illustrated with appealing, full-color examples, and should lead you thru the method of making nice designs from begin to finish.

The 3rd variation of this e-book has been enormously revised and now features:

up-to-date and improved assurance of cellular and responsive website design (RWD)
a brand new pattern project
New sections on consumer interface and icon design
universal user-interface styles and assets

Show description

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32 Chapter 3 CSS Primer Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are the means by which you control the appearance (more properly known as presentation) of HTML elements. CSS has a special significance for jQuery for two reasons. The first is that you can use CSS selectors (which I describe in this chapter) to tell jQuery how to find elements in an HTML document. The second reason is that one of the most common tasks that jQuery is used for is to change the CSS styles that are applied to elements. There are more than 130 CSS properties, each of which controls an aspect of an element’s presentation.

In Chapter 4, I introduce the basics of JavaScript, which is the means by which jQuery functionality is defined and applied to HTML content. 60 Chapter 4 JavaScript Primer jQuery is a JavaScript library that you add to your HTML documents and that is executed by a browser. You employ the features of the jQuery library by adding your own code to the document as well – and this requires a basic understanding of how to write JavaScript. In this chapter, I provide a primer for the JavaScript language, focusing on the features that are most pertinent when working with jQuery.

Listing 2-17. Using the DOM to Modify Element Styles ... 5; } } ... In this script, I change the value of the opacity property for all but the first of the img elements in the document. I left one element unaltered so you can see the difference in Figure 2-7. 29 Chapter 2 ■ HTML Primer Figure 2-7. Using JavaScript to change CSS property values Handling Events Events are signals sent by the browser to indicate a change in status of one or more elements in the DOM. There is a range of events to represent different kinds of state change.

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