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Mastering Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) - Separating Content from Design

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Adobe Dreamweaver is one of the industry's leading web authoring tools for building world-class websites and applications. Cascading style sheets (CSS) are the modern standard for website presentation, controlling such things as borders, spacing between paragraphs, headings or images, control of font faces or font colors, background colors and images.

Course Overview

By the end of the class students will be able to:

  • Create rich, aesthetically compelling web designs in Dreamweaver
  • Drastically reduce the cost of building and maintaining your website
  • Analyze your code to ensure that it is done correctly and efficiently
  • Troubleshoot your specific problems - Live Demonstrations

Course Outline

  • Day 1: CSS - Introduction

    • What is CSS?
    • Understanding CSS and Terms & CSS Syntax
    • The Doctype
    • Rules: Selectors & Declarations
    • The Cascade
  • Day 1: CSS - Introduction

    • Inheritance
    • Specificity
    • The Box Model
    • Font Sizes
  • Day 2: - Intermediate CSS

    • Selectors & Property/Value pairs
    • Block vs. Inline Elements
    • The Div Tag
    • Fixed, Liquid and Elastic Page Layouts
    • Faux Layouts
  • Day 2: - Intermediate CSS

    • Positioning Techniques: Fixed, Relative and Absolute
    • Floating & Clearing
    • Lists as Hierarchical Navigation
    • Resetting Defaults
    • Shorthand
  • Day 3: - Advanced CSS

    • S Tips & Tricks
    • Firefox Firebug for Troubleshooting
    • Adding Multiple Style Sheets: Print and Handheld Devices
    • Quirks and Conditional Comments
    • Adding pizzazz to your page
  • Day 3: - Advanced CSS

    • he Future: HTML 5, IE8 and CSS3 - what that means for you
    • CSS3 - New layout tags on the horizon that will surprise old school web developers!