Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Resources
If you're looking for just a quick reference sheet, take a look
at the HTML Card
a compact reference on cascading style sheets.
Cascading Style Sheets
The Definitive Guide
by Eric A. Meyer
, ISBN 1-56592-622-6
Explains just about everything you need to know about Cascading Style Sheets
in a clear reference guide.
The Zen of CSS Design
Visual Enlightenment for the Web
by Dave Shea
and Molly E. Holzschlag
, ISBN 0-321-30347-4
If you haven't seen it already, check out the website CSS Zen Garden
The site has one page of HTML that is rendered by many, many, many beautiful style sheets.
This book explains a lot about design concepts and layouts, and then it goes into a decomposition
of several of the more stunning pages, explaining how various eye catching effects were managed
with cascading style sheets.
For those wanting a tutorial on CSS, this is not the best place to find it. If you are
familiar with CSS and want to push your limits, or if you want to get a good handle on
design principles, this is where to start.
Eric Meyer on CSS
Mastering the Language of Web Design
by Eric Meyer
, ISBN 0-7357-1245-X
Eric takes a number of web sites and converts them into fancy CSS
equivalents in an incremental fashion.
The real meat seems to be the sidebar discussions in which
workarounds, tricks, and quirks are exposed and discussed.
This is not a reference book, but a learn-by-example book.
More Eric Meyer on CSS
10 All-New Projects from the Master
by Eric Meyer
, ISBN 0-7357-1425-8
Eric covers reports, backgrounds, drop-down menus, tabs, and more.
This book picks up with advanced subjects and is far more
code oriented, while still using the show-by-example style