Smashing Magazine is a great online resource. Todays offering is Mastering CSS Coding: Getting Started.
CSS has become the standard for building websites in today’s industry. Whether you are a hardcore developer or designer, you should be familiar with it. CSS is the bridge between programming and design, and any Web professional must have some general knowledge of it. If you are getting your feet wet with CSS, this is the perfect time to fire up your favorite text editor and follow along in this tutorial as we cover the most common and practical uses of CSS.
Covered in the article are:
- Padding vs. margin
- Center alignment
- Ordered vs. unordered lists
- Styling headings
Once the basics are covered, they add some enhancements:
- Background images
- Image enhancement
- PSD to XHTML
Read Mastering CSS Coding: Getting Started complete with examples. If you are a beginner using CSS and Expression Web, this may help you to better understand the styles created.