But I had to answer this question: NO
I own a couple CSS books, but they’re out of date now (5+ years old) with the new CSS3 stuff, etc… Looking at Amazon for straight-up CSS books, these 2 looked most promising. Everything by authors I’m familiar with however is now out-of-date.
After putting in some thought and research however, I came to the conclusion that reading a book on CSS is probably going to not be even the most efficient way to learn it. We learn best by doing, and in smaller chunks than books. CSS is ideal for learning online, and by doing.
Great Sources for online CSS Tutorials
My favorite site for CSS (and more) articles, videos, demos, etc..
- http://css-tricks.com (the same guy also does an excellent front-end webdev podcast: http://shoptalkshow.
More excellent CSS tutorials:
Any new serious CSS development at any significant scale nowadays should probably use a CSS pre-processor (like SASS or LESS) and perhaps some sort of CSS framework (Bootstrap, Foundation, COMPASS, etc…).
Other cool new css stuff includes different standards/conventions for css organization/class naming etc..