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[How Do I:] Use Cascading Style Sheets for Web Page Layout?

By Chris Pels|29 minutes|
In this video we learn how to use <div> elements in combination with cascading style sheets (CSS) to create robust and higher performance web pages. The <div> based approach will be compared to the <table> based layout approach used by most web sites over recent years. Then, several CSS-based approaches will be shown, ranging from absolute positioning to floating elements. We also learn the benefits of separating structural HTML from design with the use of CSS.

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This article was originally created on October 5, 2007

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Chris Pels

Chris Pels – Chris has been instrumental in the architecture, development, and implementation of a wide variety of business systems and databases as a technology consultant since 1986. He has extensive experience in business analysis, technical specifications, database design, several programming languages including C# and VB.NET, and statistical analysis. He holds a Ph.D. from The University of Michigan and has been a speaker at Microsoft TechEd, Microsoft DevDays, VSLive, numerous events in New England