The following is a short interview with Succinctly series author Joseph D. Booth, whose latest book, W3.CSS Succinctly, was published on Monday,
June 11. You can download the book from our website.
What should people
know about the subject of your book? Why is it important?
With the growing
number of complex UI libraries around, W3.CSS is a simple starting point to getting
a consistent look across your application pretty easily.
When did you first
become interested in this subject?
As a UI developer, I
always try to stay on top of the tools and libraries in our constantly changing
By writing this
e-book, did you learn anything new yourself?
Just a nice reminder
of how much I love learning new things, and being in a great field for
How will this subject
change over the next few years?
UI will constantly
change, as people start using new devices and ways to interact with the
computer. We are now writing applications for the user to view on their
Do you see this
subject as part of a larger trend in software development?
Many of the larger
libraries require a complete revision to get the full benefit of their
approach. Libraries like W3 allow a developer to more easily integrate into
existing code bases.
What other books or
resources on W3.CSS do you recommend?
I would recommend the W3Schools site as a good point from which to get the basics
of CSS and W3.CSS down.