Leading this initiative is Jeffrey Zeldman as part of the WaSP organization. Designing with Web Standards covers the ultimate mark-up efficiencies that work . Designing With Web Standards has ratings and 80 reviews. Craig said: Forward-compatibility. Reduced site maintenance. Increased extensibility. More. Jeffrey has written two books, notably the foundational web standards text, Designing With Web Standards, currently in a 3rd Edition coauthored with Ethan .

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I love apps, but I’m not going to do that. I think Netflix understood that, because they were originally a DVD loaning service. Be the first to ask a question about Designing With Web Standards. I was the person who made other people notice who hadn’t paid attention.

Our Good Friend the tabindex Attribute. Later, Microsoft kind of did the same thing. Access by the Books. The hamburger menu on its own isn’t as helpful as the hamburger menu with the word “menu” next to it.

Jan 15, Joe Devon rated it it was amazing. Heck, even some recommendations are no longer standarrds. It has received generally positive feedback, with a four out of five star rating on Amazon.

But they don’t necessarily know about progressive enhancement. Benefits of Transitional Methods. Unblocked a lot of the nonsense caused by the browser wars. I’d like to spend time learning around the client’s product. Great Performance Shame About the Size.


I just hope staandards not a 2nd edition. Standardized Scripting at Long Last. The reason standards based web design is so important, after all, is because in the end it seems to save a lot of time and headache, sesigning so these lessens may prove fruitful.

Sadly, I don’t feel like we’re doing a great job yet, [as an industry], having a more critical [thoughtful] conversation. That was a struggle and it took some going.

It seems like there’s a chance for a lot of stuff to get connected up. Some architects are now doing it. I was like, “Wait, what? I would not do fly out menus when they were popular. Ending the Cycle of Obsolescence.

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Where We Go from Here. There’s a whole new generation that has grown up with CSS for layout. But I didn’t figure out the persuasive piece of making the design really cool. I was talking about whatever it is that I do. But their base goes to their website every day. The first phase was stansards the browser makers to support web standards. Mar 23, Kristina rated it really liked it.


Browser wars are over and the days of incompatible code among browsers are almost stzndards. This book and its companion, Developing with Web Standards are great resources for the modern web developer.

Jeffrey Yeah, I got Jen Robbins’ book. That’s totally stuff I love, and I’ve never read it.

Designing the Web with Jeffrey Zeldman

Jen Yeah, I used WordStar. Prior to the web standards movement, web page developers used invalid, incorrect HTML syntax such as “table layouts” and “spacer” GIF images to create web pages—an approach often referred to as ” tag soup “. He invented intercutting and based it on Dickens.

They do let you customize it enough that it feels personal. They can do amazing stuff with HTML technologies. I think these storytellers are now doing that. In wkth book, I was talking about making type bigger for people who needed it.

The Box Model and Its Discontents.

A few things have happened. I was left wanting more from each chapter and he does a good job of recommending a next step.