CSS3: The Missing Manual (3rd Edition) by David McFarland

By David McFarland

CSS3 allows you to create professional-looking web content, yet studying its finer issues may be tricky—even for professional net builders. This lacking guide exhibits you ways to take your HTML and CSS abilities to the following point, with helpful information, methods, and step by step directions. You’ll quick the way to construct web content that glance nice and run speedy on units and monitors of all sizes.

The vital things you have to know:

Start with the basics. Write CSS3-friendly HTML, together with the HTML5 tags well-known via today’s browsers.
Apply real-world design. structure textual content, create navigation instruments, and increase pages with pics.
Make your pages lively. Create crowd pleasing animations and provides your viewers appealing tables and types.
Take keep an eye on of web page layouts. Use expert layout innovations reminiscent of floats and positioning.
Look nice on any device. Craft web content that adapt to computing device, capsule, and cellular browsers.
Get complicated techniques. Use CSS3 extra successfully and successfully, and make sure that your websites glance reliable while published.

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Foo"); When the code is run, the paragraph with class foo is removed from view and is no longer part of the DOM. data(), which allows developers to attach information to an element without adding additional tags or attributes. data() will be covered more thoroughly in the next section. First, add some data to the first paragraph in the DOM. log() method to output specific information to the Firebug console. This is especially useful for debugging, but it needs to be removed before a project goes live to avoid JavaScript errors on computers that don’t have Firebug installed.

Unwrap() will remove tags that surround a given element. It does not accept any arguments; it simply finds the immediate parent element and removes it. unwrap(); This removes the parent elements (but leaves the text nodes intact), which alters the layout (see Figure 2-11). 47 Chapter 2 ■ Common jQuery Actions and Methods Figure 2-11. wrapAll() is used. Instead of individually wrapping each selected element with a new tag, it groups all selected elements and creates one wrapper around the whole group.

Traversing DOM Elements Traversal in jQuery is the act of moving from one DOM element to another; traversal is essentially another form of filtering performed after the initial selection has been made. This is useful because it allows developers to complete an action and then move to another part of the DOM without needing to perform another search by selector. It also aids developers in affecting the elements immediately surrounding an element that is being manipulated or otherwise utilized by a script.

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