This is a guide for anyone who knows how to cobble a page together with CSS, but isn’t sure how to be good at CSS.
You’ve put a few stylesheets together before, but keep finding yourself in a mess by the end. Let’s get started.
One of the best things about CSS is it’s low barrier to entry, it’s so easy to pickup and make things! A little
background-color: red there, a little
font-family: Comic Sans MS here. Boom! You’re cooking!
But this gentle learning curve regularly proves to be a double-edged sword. Beginners stop learning and improving early on, satisfied that they “get” CSS. They’re left with a half-baked idea of what good CSS looks like, which paves the way to spaghetti stylesheets. 😢
This guide aims to take you the rest of the way, to Better CSS, without the blood, sweat and tears.
The guide is broken into a series of lessons that cover general CSS concepts, strategies for managing your stylesheets, and also deep-dives into specific topics. It includes:
This guide is for anyone who feels their CSS skills have plateaued at passable, but want to step up to the next level.
It’s for the full-stack engineers who know enough CSS to get by, but not enough to flourish. It’s for those fresh to front-end development that want to gain a more advanced understanding.
Hi, I’m Joe Forshaw, the author. If you have any questions, comments or corrections, please reach out to me on Twitter or by email.
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