CSS3 Foundations
Html is fun when you're first learning how to use it to build a website. But when you add CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to the mix, the experience—and your web pages—become magical. CSS3 Foundations takes you beyond the pre-fab themes and simple site-building tools found in most books, and provides you with the knowledge and tools you need to turn humdrum words and images into dazzling websites that draw visitors in and make them want to stay.

Like all the books in the Treehouse series, CSS3 Foundations is designed to help you expand your skill set and broaden your professional horizons, whether you're a hobbyist looking to go pro, a freelancer who wants to expand your client base, or an entrepreneur who want to know how to create a website fully customized for your company and your market niche. more »
Less Web Development Essentials
Less is a CSS preprocessor that essentially improves the functionality of simple CSS with the addition of several features. The book begins by teaching you how Less facilitates the process of web development. You will quickly then move on to actually creating your first layout using Less and compiling your very first Less code.

Next, you will learn about variables and mixins and how they will help in building robust CSS code. In addition, you'll learn how to keep your code clean and test it by using style guides. We will then move on to the concept of Bootstrapping and the strength of using Less with Twitter Bootstrap. Going one step further, you will be able to customize Twitter's Bootstrap 3 using Less. more »
HTML5 and CSS3, 2nd Edition
HTML5 and CSS3 are more than just buzzwords - they're the foundation for today's web applications. This book gets you up to speed on the HTML5 elements and CSS3 features you can use right now in your current projects, with backwards compatible solutions that ensure that you don't leave users of older browsers behind. This new edition covers even more new features, including CSS animations, IndexedDB, and client-side validations.

HTML5 and CSS3 power today's web applications, with semantic markup, better forms, native multimedia, animations, and powerful APIs. You'll get hands-on with all the new features with practical example projects, and find what you need quickly with this book's modular structure. "Falling Back" sections show you how to create solutions for older browsers, and "The Future" sections at the end of each chapter get you excited about the possibilities when features mature. more »
CSS Quick Syntax Reference
The CSS Quick Syntax Reference is a 150-page syntax reference to the Cascading Style Sheet specification and style sheet language. It presents the essentials of CSS in a well-organized format that can be used as a handy reference.

You won't find any technical jargon, bloated samples, drawn out history lessons or witty stories in this book. What you will find is a CSS reference that is concise, to the point, and highly accessible. The book is packed with useful information and is a must-have for any CSS programmer or Web developer. more »
Learning AngularJS Animations
AngularJS is an extensive framework used to make full-blown websites with minimal code. Animations in AngularJS are achieved through CSS3 transitions, CSS animations, and JavaScript. AngularJS allows you to create animations with outstanding effects. There are a variety of effects that can be integrated with AngularJS and different ways to achieve the same result. Learning AngularJS Animations will help you choose a way that best fits your needs. This guide is a complete step-by-step tutorial to improving UX by using animations in AngularJS projects. The first few chapters explain the basics of CSS3 transitions and animations and all the available features such as CSS3 keyframes to be used together with AngularJS, also covering how to move beyond JavaScript animations. The book then shows you how to choose an appropriate approach for creating web apps. It provides you with an understanding of how AngularJS native directives can be animated with CSS or JavaScript and how to animate custom directives using the $animate service. more »
Bootstrap for Rails
Bootstrap is a free, open source CSS and JS framework that helps you create websites in minutes, and Ruby on Rails, or Rails as it's known, is an open source web application framework written in the Ruby programming language. Bootstrap is typically used in Rails applications to design websites and create themes because it comes loaded with predesigned CSS and HTML templates.

Bootstrap for Rails is for Rails web developers who are struggling to get their website designs right. It will enable you to create beautiful responsive websites in minutes without writing much CSS and JavaScript code.

The book starts by taking you through web application development in Rails. It teaches you how to set up the Bootstrap framework, and will showcase the true power of your Rails app using Bootstrap's grid system. You will learn about other Bootstrap components and move on to work with modals and carousels. It concludes with the opportunity to test your skills by creating a shopping cart using Bootstrap modals. more »
Less Web Development Cookbook
Less is a dynamic style sheet language to help you make your CSS code more maintainable, readable, and reusable. It provides impressive features to enhance your web development skills with complex code techniques necessary for responsive websites.

This book contains more than 110 practical recipes to help you develop efficient projects through CSS extensions including variables, mixins, and functions. Optimize your projects by debugging code to create style guides, build responsive grids, and integrate Less into your WordPress development workflow.

This book includes Less v2 code and covers powerful tools such as Bootstrap and a wide-range of additional prebuilt mixin libraries, allowing you to set up a powerful development environment with Node.js and Grunt. more »
Web Development with jQuery
Web Development with jQuery offers a major update to the popular Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development with jQuery from 2009. More than half of the content is new or updated, and reflects recent innovations with regard to mobile applications, jQuery mobile, and the spectrum of associated plugins.

Readers can expect thorough revisions with expanded coverage of events, CSS, AJAX, animation, and drag and drop. New chapters bring developers up to date on popular features like jQuery UI, navigation, tables, interactive capabilities, and audio and video. The book focuses on the new features of jQuery that improve performance and speed, providing huge advantages over traditional JavaScript.

This resource provides a deep understanding of jQuery and sets readers up for successful interactions with all it has to offer. more »
Pro Grunt.js
Pro Grunt.js gets you quickly up-to-speed with this popular JavaScript-based task runner. Author James Cryer takes you from initial installation all the way through to authoring successful plugins.

Using hands-on examples you will learn about CSS linting, combination, compilation and minification; JavaScript linting, AMD modules, and templates; image processing and optimizing; and creating a local server. You will then move on to more advanced topics such as LiveReload, Test Automation, Modular configuration, and combining tasks. Finally you will see how to scaffold plugins using Grunt init and Yeoman, how to test them with Mocha and Chai, and how to publish them so others can use them.

Start using Grunt.js to improve your workflows by using Pro Grunt.js today. more »
Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2015
Pro HTML5 with Visual Studio 2015 is written to help ASP.NET developers make the leap to the inevitable and exciting world of HTML5. With this book, you'll quickly master the new HTML elements, the improved CSS features, and advanced content including audio, video, canvas, SVG, and drag and drop capabilities. You will also learn how your enterprise applications can benefit from some brand-new technology such as web workers and web sockets. Using practical hands-on demonstrations you will learn all of the really cool features that you can start using now, within your existing ASP.NET applications.

HTML5 promises to revolutionize the way web sites are developed with an impressive set of built-in client-side features. more »