Design professionals once ignored CSS, chalking it up to nothing more than a fad that would eventually fade into the background. Over time, its ease of use and wealth of design applications have made it the new favorite of media designers everywhere. If you haven’t jumped on the bandwagon yet, what are you waiting for? Here we take a look at six of the best beginner CSS resources available on the web.
The reading is dry, but if you’re serious about learning CSS this is your first and best place to start. This is the official CSS manual. The easiest way to use this resource is to practice while you are reading so that you can transform that technical language into practical application.
This is a more approachable guide to CSS basic, along with a few easy-to-follow tutorials.
An outstanding and irreverent list of resources, arranged into categories, to help you get through those middle-of-the-night panic moments when you suddenly realize something isn’t working.
The name says it all. Every piece of CSS information you need can be found within these 101 links.
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A beautiful example of the type of design you can accomplish with CSS. (Added bonus: if you’re still hopelessly baffled by web design, you can hire them to do it for you.)
An open web-community project that aims to show designers how important CSS is by demonstrating is capabilities. Even if you’re not a designer, you’re bound to be impressed by these examples.