CSS is a simple mechanism for adding styles to web documents. And CSS System is a reusable set of markup patterns and CSS expressing a website's design. So that's all nice and straightforward then, yes?
No actually. Far from being an idle stroll in the park, CSS development is a bloody battleground of browser turf wars, each gang having it's own laws which, if not followed, will quickly lead you into very dangerous territory. In the 'Bloods & Crips' world of CSS dev, if you don't style up streetwise muy rapido, you gittin' popped in yo @$$ bred!
Nobody knows the tuff streets of South Central CSS better than Natalie 'Missy' Downe. She down wi' Clearleft - Brighton's gangstas of accessibility an' usability - an' knows her FF3 from her NN4 from her IE6.
Missy Downe's CSS System recognize up-front planning, loose coupling between CSS & markup, and overall robustness, takin' a straight .45 to dem browser bugs. It also incorporates a shared vocabulary for developers to communicate intent. Sit back an' chill, as our sista elaborates on dis $Ω¡†. She'll show you tricks and styles that'll mark you up as alive and fightin' in the browser wars.
It ain't nuthin' but a C-and-double-S thang baby! Don't get dissed in the 'hood: stay one step ahead of the game by cockin' your piece and gunning for a ticket here and now!.
We be pimpin' it!
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Added by flashbrighton on March 18, 2009