Douglas Bowman talks about tableless web design
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This is a must-see presentation for anyone trying to get a handle on CSS layouts.
Douglas Bowman, founder of StopDesign.com and CSS expert, presents the use, benefits, and flexibility of CSS-based tableless web design at Web Design World 2006.
There are two main methods of building CSS layouts: (a) absolute positioning and (b) floating. Bowman takes you though a tour of his coding of a three-column layout using the “float everything” technique. In his presentation he touches on topics of …
- opposition floats
- using floats to contain floated elements
- use of unordered list for menus
- use of display block for images
- faux columns
- switching layouts