#72: Building a Website (2 of 3): HTML/CSS Conversion

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In part 2 of this series, we begin the HTML/CSS conversion of the Photoshop mockup we created in part one. We start with a very skeletal project framework. Then we take a look at the Photoshop file layer organization. Then we start from the bottom up, creating the pieces we need from the Photoshop file and writing the HTML and CSS we need to get the job done. Much of the work isn’t actually “slicing” the Photoshop file, but looking closely at it and trying to mimic what is done there with correct markup and CSS techniques.