3 articles discussing CSS for web

Why a CSS website layout will make you money

http://www.webcredible.co.uk/user-friendly-resources/css/css-website-layout.shtml

There are 4 main reason; reduced bandwidth costs, higher search engine ranking, faster download speed and the increase in reach. One of the biggest factor is that CSS holds a higher density of content with less code and allows for javascript to be used. Each of these factors all contribute to attracting more visitors to the site which should lead to an increase in potential enquiries and sales. I found this article useful in making me understand the use and importance of CSS more for the evolving web.

Improving Code Readability With CSS Styleguides

http://coding.smashingmagazine.com/2008/05/02/improving-code-readability-with-css-styleguides/

This article presents 5 coding tips that is meant to dramatically improve code management and readability. Creating striking comments as a heading for each group, creating a ‘table of contents’ at the beginning of the CSS file, creating a color and typeface glossary for future reference, having a clearly defined format to the coding layout and finally indenting new or changed lines to make them more visible. Extremely helpful tips in which I plan to implement into my coding habits and hopefully save me a lot of future troubles.

Learn CSS Positioning in Ten Steps

http://www.barelyfitz.com/screencast/html-training/css/positioning/

This tutorial examines the different CSS positioning properties such as position:static,
position:relative, position:absolute, and float.It’s an extremely simple tutorial slideshow that displays the CSS code and the visual result in a way that is easy for me to understand. With each slide giving an explanation to each property and how it changes when the property is changed.

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