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matthelm88
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I just recently saw sites made with css and I love them! I do a lot of sites that I would love to create a css template and crank out these site at the same time keeping them lookin great.

I do most of my work with flash alternative Swishmax and Dreamweaver... I know a little about html and even less about css. I want to incorporate all 3 for the sites that I design...can anyone suggest how I can go about this? Are there any books out there that combine the learning of html and css? any other websites besides this one that could get me started fast?

I can't wait to get rolling on this and thanks in advanced for your suggestions!

matthelm88

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Learning CSS

I think the best online tutorial out there is w3 schools. It's quick and in-depth. And it's by the people who developed css. After that, just playing with it and struggling with problems is very useful. I suggest a css editor with constantly updating preview component like Rapid CSS while you're experimenting. That way you can quickly and easily see exactly what you're code outputs. Good luck!

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just starting out...html and css

Hi there these two will give you a good start at a beginners level and there will be many more to find if you google, in fact enough sites to keep you happy for a long time

http://www.davesite.com/webstation/html/

and

http://www.yourhtmlsource.com/

As regards books, for CSS anything by Eric Meyer HTML not too sure tend to find everthing I need online!

Happy learning,

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just starting out...html and css

First of all, great site. I'm just getting started out in CSS and I plan on using this as a resource.

I really like a book series called "Sam's Teach Yourself [insert topic here] in 24 Hours". I'm currently reading through the "HTML/XHTML" and the "CSS" books. They're written for the newbies like us, and they have additional support on their individual websites. Those urls are:

www.24hourhtmlcafe.com

and

www.cssin24hours.com

I picked both of my copies up at Borders. Had some great coffee to go with it. Hey, being from the Pacific Northwest, that's important to me. Hope that helps. Laughing out loud

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just starting out...html and css

You could try the ... for dummies series, they might have some books on the topics.

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matthelm88
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just starting out...html and css

thanks for all the advice...just grabbed a copy of Style Maker and will grab a book to accompany so i can begin my journey!

peace

mh88