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CSS3 Bookshelf

The books on my shelf, in wonderful CSS3. Learn more about how this was made on the CSS3 Bookshelf blog post. This is compatible with Safari 4 (OS X 10.6 and iPhone/iPad), Opera 10.5+, IE10+ Firefox 5+ and Chrome 4+. IE9 works but without animations

CSS Mastery
CSS Mastery by Andy Budd, Cameron Moll and Simon Collison. This was the book that taught me about CSS and I owe most of my career to it. Recently updated with a second edition covering CSS3 techniques, like the ones you see here! Visit the CSS Mastery web site
Beautiful Web Design
Beautiful Web Design by Jason Beaird. This book teaches you a wide range of topics on how to make great web sites, covering layout styles, ratios and colour theory. Beautiful Web Design on SitePoint.
Don't Make Me Think
Steve Krug's usability handbook is great to have around. Designed to be readable on a flight, this book teaches you the importance of usability and how to do the basics of UX design and user testing. Steve Krug's web site.
Photoshop CS3 for Photographers
Photoshop is the design tool of choice for many web-related design tasks. This book teaches you everything you need to know from a photographer's perspective. Publisher's web site
Beginning PHP5, Apache, and MySQL Web Development
Believe it or not, I learned how to code PHP and MySQL with this book. Taking you through the basics of a dynamic web site, this book teaches you everything in one place. APress web site
Web Standards Creativity
Web Standards Creativity is the follow-on book from CSS Mastery, taking the learnings and applying them through case studies by leading web developers. Friends of Ed website
Drawing with the Right Side of the Brain
Before I read this book, I drew like a child. Now, I draw just that little bit better! For those people who love design but don't know how to do it themselves, this is the book for you. Publisher's web site
101 Things I Learned in Architecture School
Great short reading book with essential bits of information about design and expressing that design.