HTML 5 & CSS 3 Workshop

Portfolio Center
125 Bennett St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 351-5055

About this Session:


We’ll take a look at HTML 5 and CSS 3 in an interactive group discussion format. The goal of this event is to discuss what’s new and interesting about HTML 5 and CSS 3, to highlight what can be used now, and show you some of the best strategies to get the most from the next generation of markup and style.

Here is an outline of what we intend to cover. This is a lot of content to cover in a short period of time. If you RSVP, please feel free to comment and let us know what you’re most interested in.



  • New DTD
  • Code standards are a bit different than XHTML
  • New tags: aside, article, header, footer, nav, time
  • video and audio, video captioning
  • canvas
  • forms: search, default values, validation (required), autofocus, etc…
  • Accessibility issues in canvas and video
  • native drag and drop
  • local storage (at cache?)
  • target=”_blank” is valid once again
  • solving the IE issue
  • Building a blog with HTML5
  • Building a contact form with HTML5
  • Geolocation API is not in HTML5, but it is damn cool


  • border-radius
  • box-shadow
  • rgba (CSS3 color module – Red, Green, Blue, Alpha)
  • hue saturation and lightness
  • opacity
  • text-shadow
  • gradients
  • transitions, and transforms
  • font embedding – @font-face
  • styling valid/invalid form input (:valid, :invalid)
  • border-image
  • media queries: resolution, aspect ratio, monochromatic color, device width/height, etc.
  • new selectors: :last-child, :nth-child, attribute selectors
  • multiple background images
  • multi-column layout module
  • 3D transforms
  • CSS animations module


NOTE: We will provide pizza and drinks at no extra cost to attendees.

Atlanta InDesign User Group

Monday, May 17 2010
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Portfolio Center
Atlanta, GA

Mark your calendars and get ready for an exciting evening on Monday, May 17th. The Atlanta InDesign User Group is going to give you the first look at InDesign CS5! The Adobe engineers have done an amazing job on this version and have brought ID a long way. It’s an absolutely fabulous release, full of wonderful new features, including:

    *    Multiple page sizes
    *    Track changes
    *    Simplified image selection
    *    Redesigned Layers panel
    *    Text that can Span/Split columns
    *    Mini Bridge
    *    Live Captions
    *    Improved eBook creation
    *    Interactive Documents — with animation!
    *    Much more!

Your presenter will be Claudia McCue, author of the book “Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications,” and the original Atlanta User Group “Mother Hen.” She’s knowledgeable and funny; it will be a fun evening!

6:30 – 7:00 pm: Sign in, meet and greet
7:00 – 7:10 pm: Welcome and opening announcements
7:10 – 7:35 pm: CS5 Presentation
7:35 – 7:45 pm: Break
7:45 – 8:45 pm: CS5 Presentation
8:45 – 9:00 pm: Raffle