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Responsive Web Design, Part 2: Text and Borders

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 3/25/2015
Level Intermediate
Runtime 1h 2m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware N/A
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Included
Exams N/A

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Course description

Master Responsive web design in this 3 part learning series, responsive web design is a web design approach aimed at developing sites to provide an optimal viewing experience with easy reading and navigation across a wide range of devices, from mobile phones to desktop computer monitors to tablets. Now, you can learn the ins and outs of responsive design – from basic best practices to working with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript – with Responsive Web Design. Discover what software, tools, and skills are required to create websites using responsive design techniques. Build on your existing knowledge of HTML5 syntax, CSS3 styling, and JavaScript libraries Understand the benefits and limitations of different online platforms on how to best scale your content to desktop and mobile formats.


This course assumes some familiarity with programming in HTML5 and CSS3. This course is part of a 3 course learning series, Responsive Web Design: Definition and Design; Responsive Web Design: Text and Borders; and Responsive Web Design: Navigation and Media. Please view the courses in the listed order if you are new to the material.

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Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Text and Borders

Text Styles & Border Radius (20:14)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Defining Basic Text Styles (04:56)
  • Adjusting Text Spacing (05:09)
  • Background Color & Borders (04:42)
  • Border Radius (02:30)
  • Vendor Specific Prefixes (02:34)
  • Summary (00:10)
Using Selectors & Text-shadow (24:05)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Styling the Footer (04:24)
  • Contextual Selectors (04:07)
  • Styling the Content (04:46)
  • CSS3 & Browser Support (03:33)
  • Text-shadow Properties (01:55)
  • Using Text-shadow (04:58)
  • Summary (00:10)
Nth Child & Responsive Images (18:19)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Child Selectors (03:30)
  • First, Last, & nth Child (02:57)
  • The Attibute Selector (03:43)
  • Responsive Images (03:44)
  • Applying the Code (04:02)
  • Summary (00:10)