Migrating to CSS3

CSS3 Quick Start

The Migrating to CSS3 training course helps you transition to the latest version of Cascading Stylesheets (CSS3).

The Migrating to CSS3 course is designed to get developers familiar with CSS up to date with the latest technologies ensuring pages are ready for modern browsers. CSS3 is packed with bold features that make pages more interactive, vibrant, and mobile-friendly.

This course assumes prior experience with CSS. If you do not have prior CSS experience, we recommend taking the Introduction to CSS course first.

Course Summary

Learn the new features of CSS3.
Web Developers and designers looking to adopt CSS3.
Skill Level: 
Learning Style: 

Hands-on training is customized, instructor-led training with an in-depth presentation of a technology and its concepts, featuring such topics as Java, OOAD, and Open Source.

Hands On help
1 Day
Productivity Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, you should know:

  • CSS Syntax (Review)
  • CSS Advanced Selectors
  • Border, Background, Shadow Properties
  • Incorporating Responsive Design
  • Adding Interactivity with Transitions, Transforms, and Animations

What You'll Learn

In the Migrating to CSS3 training course you’ll learn:

  • A Quick CSS Review
    • Basics of CSS Syntax
    • Understanding Element Positioning and the Box Model
  • Introducing Cascading Stylesheets 3
    • Introduction to CSS3
    • Benefits for Mobile Design
    • Compatibility with Browsers and Devices
    • Overview of the Modules Included in CSS3
  • Defining CSS Advanced Selectors
    • The Child Selector
    • The Sibling Selector
    • The Nth Selectors
    • Of Type Selectors
    • Adjacent Selectors
    • Attribute Selectors
  • Assigning New Background Properties
    • Background Image (Using more than one image)
    • Gradients
  • Using New Color Formats
    • Introducing the Alpha Value
    • RGB Format
    • RGBA Format
    • HSL Format
    • HSLA Format
  • Exploring Border and Shadow Properties
    • Border Radius
    • Border Image
    • Text Shadow
    • Box Shadow
  • Designing for Mobile Devices
    • Introduction to Responsive Design
    • Introduction to Mobile First Concept
    • Flexible Grids
    • Flexible Units
    • Media Queries
  • Making Pages More Interactive
    • Transitions
    • Transforms
    • 2D and 3D
    • Animations
    • When to Use CSS vs. JavaScript for Interactivity

Meet Your Instructor


Simon has over 15 years of experience defining, developing, and delivering software development training programs.

As a senior instructor and courseware developer for Sun Microsystems, Simon developed and delivered Java training courses for Sun Educational Services’ internal and external customers. While at Sun, he was a guest presenter at JavaOne, Java University, and other software trade shows. Simon’s most significant accolade was his work as the development lead in the design, development,...

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Nick graduated from CSU in 2007 with a 3.54 GPA and a dual degree in Marketing and Computer Information Systems. He worked for two years as a web developer for various companies, including Hewlett-Packard, before founding a web development company specializing in WordPress.

Nick’s core strengths are in the areas of marketing and web development, and he has more than 15 years of web design expertise. His competencies include PHP...

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Alex began writing code as an eight year old on his first computer, a Tandy TRS-80. In 1995, Alex developed his first website and has been hooked ever since. He went on to study Computer Science at Georgetown University, followed by working as a government consultant and classroom instructor in the Washington, D.C.-area.

Alex has spent his entire career developing web applications that work in the browser, and teaching web development technologies. He has developed several large-...

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Eve has been focused on web and curriculum development since college, where she studied user interface design and usability. Since then, she has consulted as a project manager and coder to deliver interactive web applications, from e-Learning portals to mobile apps.

Well-versed in HTML5, CSS3 and other front-end technologies, Eve has lent her interface and training skills to the redesign of the Partner Portal for Microsoft, and to the roll-out of a new call center application for 1-800-...

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Kamren has a love of all things front-end and has enjoyed bringing his 10+ years of web development experience into each class he teaches. Recently Kamren has been working with a leading insurance company as a senior developer of front-end architecture and mobile web application design. He was instrumental in shaping their front-end development team and leading the company into single page application development. Before that, Kamren had the privilege of being the first Sun Certified Ajax instructor. And a few years...

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Brian has been building and marketing web applications for more than 10 years. Brian embeds real world examples into every course, and has a knack for explaining the “why,” so students develop a deep level of understanding about a programming language and why businesses are using it today. Brian’s entrepreneurial enthusiasm has lead him to learn over a dozen open source frameworks to leverage for both his business’ and client’s needs. Specializing in WordPress, BigCommerce and...

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In an increasingly web-driven world, Peter believes that the way the web is evolving is important.

A frequent speaker at tech meetups, he has spoken on topics such as Node.js, the HTML5 Audio API, WebRTC and Web Components. He started a Meetup group for participants to discuss new and upcoming web technologies, and recently wrote and taught a series of workshops on JavaScript and related web technologies.

Having started programming at age 10, Peter started a technology-led...

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Craig recently released the book, The JavaScript Framework Guide: AngularJS, Backbone, and Ember. Craig has been a guest on the Hanselminutes and JavaScript Jabber podcasts. He’s an avid blogger, and several of his articles have been published in Peter Cooper’s poplular “JavaScript Weekly” newsletter. He also has his own podcast, “The Front-End Developer’s Cast”.

Craig has been a developer for over 15 years at startups, enterprises, and as a consultant. During...

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