This book has a great mix of practical patterns that could be applied to many applications, combined with a thorough explanation of how they work.
CSS is a must-know tool for all web developers. In this practical book, you’ll explore numerous techniques to improve the way you write CSS as you build 12 tiny projects.
In Tiny CSS Projects
you’ll build twelve exciting and useful web projects including:
- A loading screen created by styling SVG graphics
- A responsive newspaper layout with multi-columns
- Animating social media buttons with pseudo-elements
- Designing layouts using CSS grids
- Summary cards that utilize hover interactions
- Styling forms to make them more appealing to your users
The projects may be tiny, but the CSS skills you’ll learn are huge! Tiny CSS Projects
teaches you how to make beautiful websites and applications by gilding you through a dozen fun coding challenges. You’ll learn important skills through hands-on practice as you tinker with your own code and make real creative decisions about the projects you’re building. You’ll rapidly master the basics and then press on into CSS’s exciting layout features including grid and flexbox, animations, transitions, and media queries.
about the technology
about the book
Tiny CSS Projects
develops your CSS skills through 12 delightfully creative mini-projects. Each project sets you up with a premade HTML skeleton for you to use as a foundation for your work. You’ll build up your portfolio of common and useful web designs, including a loading screen, an eCommerce checkout, and animated social media buttons. As you tackle each tiny project, you’ll learn about animation, transitions, layout, styling forms, and even typography. All the skills you master are easy to transfer to full-size applications!
about the reader
For readers who know the basics of HTML and frontend development. No previous experience of CSS is required.
about the authors
is a user experience designer and frontend developer from Wales, UK. He studied BSc Media Technology at the University of South Wales while practising coding and design. Since then Mike has worked with well-known UK brands—including Go.Compare and in the Civil Service at Companies House and Government Digital Service (GDS)—to improve the interaction between the user and services and looking at the overall flow as well as the individual design elements.
is an author, international speaker, and the award-winning CTO of Andromeda Galactic Solutions. Her expertise includes psychology, design, art, accessibility, education, consulting, and software development. Tiny CSS Projects
is her 4th book about web technologies and draws from 15 years of experience building web interfaces that are beautiful, functional, and accessible. For her community contributions Martine has been awarded as both a Microsoft MVP in Developer Technologies and a Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies and Angular.