Smashing Bundle: The Essential Coding for Web Design - only $24!

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One of the neatest parts about programming is that there's always something new to learn. And with so much knowledge to absorb you'd literally need a computer chip in your head to remember it all. That's why it's a great idea to build up a library of informational programming books. 

Whether you're a complete beginner or just looking to polish off some of the rust, this collection of 8 informational eBooks covers the most important aspects of coding for Web Design. These high-quality bundle from Smashing Magazine will give you the lowdown on HTML and CSS, as well as the most-recent applications for Responsive Web Design and improving your JavaScript and jQuery skills. 

Coding for Web Design Smashing Books Bundle includes:

CSS Essentials (281 pages)
These days many developers are jumping on the JavaScript bandwagon for performance. And for good reason. But that doesn't mean you should ignore CSS. There are plenty of incredibly useful applications for CSS, and this eBook runs down the best of the bunch, including:
  • Using pseudo-elements in CSS
  • Decoupling your CSS from the HTML 
  • Using CSS layouts with columns of equal height
  • Advanced CSS selectors
  • The good and bad of using CSS Sprites
  • Mastering site backgrounds in CSS
  • The all-important Z-Index CSS property
  • Learn more...
Mastering CSS3 (251 pages)
CSS is so flexible that developers are continually discovering new practical uses for it every day. Get a look at the most-recent CSS techniques to improve your Web design. Specific topics include:
  • Comparing CSS3 and CSS in terms of speed
  • A solid overview of advanced CSS3 pseudo-calsses
  • Explaining why and how to incorporate CSS3 Flexible Box Layout in your design
  • Delving into the third dimension with CSS 3D Transforms
  • How to make your site move with CSS Animation
  • Keeping older browser in mind when developing with CSS3
  • Learn more...
Responsive Design (160 pages)
Responsive Design are the biggest buzz words going around these days. Flexibility in design for different devices (desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) is pretty much a necessity nowadays, and this eBook give a solid overview of what Responsive Web Design is, along with some of the best approaches to take with it. You'll learn:
  • How to best use Responsive Web Design
  • Progressive navigation techniques through responsive design
  • Tips and best practices for degrading media queries
  • Prototyping your content with a responsive design
  • Taking a Device-Agnostic Approach in your responsive design
  • Learn more...
HTML Essentials (106 pages)
The very cornerstone of Web Design, HTML is a necessary tool in any designer's toolbox. With informative lessons from this eBook, you'll learn a variety of bulletproof HTML techniques, culminating in your successful coding of HTML layouts from scratch. Specific topics include:
  • Why you need to be using HTML5 today
  • How to decouple HTML from CSS
  • Coding an HTML5 layout completely from scratch
  • Learn more...
Mastering HTML5 (93 pages)
Looking to advance your knowledge of HTML5? Then this eBook was made for you. Learn the latest and greatest techniques for using HTML5 to optimize your programming. Learn topics including:
  • Separate fact from fiction in regards to HTML5
  • Using local storage on various websites
  • How HTML5 canvas can optimize your images
  • The ability to sync HTML5 video with any other content
  • Learn more...
HTML Semantics (71 pages)
Semantics play a critical role in coding and this resourceful eBook delves into the very nature of HTML5 semantics. Achieve a solid foundation of understanding HTML semantics through a variety of lessons including:
  • An overview of HTML5 semantics
  • Creating page layouts through the semantic grid system
  • HTML5 and the importance of the document outlining algorithm
  • Pursuing semantic value and whether it's pointless or not
  • Learn more...
JavaScript Essentials (142 pages)
Learning JavaScript can be a bit overwhelming, considering the numerous applications it has. That's where this eBook comes into play, as it narrowing things down to just the JavaScript Essentials. Learn about such topics as:
  • Little-known JavaScript secrets
  • The biggest mistakes and misuses of JavaScript
  • Using the math of animations with JavaScript
  • How AJAX can easily let you create searchable dynamic content
  • Learn more...
Mastering jQuery (122 pages)
A concise JavaScript library, jQuery is great for event handling, animation creation, and all sorts of AJAX interactions. It really can speed up your Web development but knowing which plugins or patterns to use can be a real challenge. This eBook breaks it all down in various topics including:
  • The confusing parts of jQuery
  • How jQuery and PHP GD can manipulate imagery
  • Creating bookmarklets with simple jQuery
  • An overview of popular jQuery plugins and the patterns to look for
  • Learn more...


This fabulous collection of 8 Smashing eBooks all about Coding for Web Design normally sells for $39.92, but for a limited time only you can get the entire collection for just $24! That's a 40% discount!

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  • Instant download.
  • All eBooks are provided in three DRM-free file formats - PDF, ePUB and MOBI, for use on the device of your choice.
  • All eBooks are fully searchable and text can be cut-and-pasted.
  • This is sold as a complete bundle.
  • Not for redistribution/resale.
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