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This small book under 90 pages is designed for experienced developers interested in basic information on what adoption of a new standard would mean for them. Now going in search of a week long series of dinners.
Each sentence conveys a meaningful bit of information. Author starts with brief history of mark-up languages, starting with SGML up Nice primer on HTML5 for those already familiar with previous implementations of hypertext mark-up specs.
I also liked the introduction about the history of HTML norms.
HTML5 for Web Designers
It doesn’t attempt to teach you HTML from scratch. Jul 13, Trey Piepmeier rated it it was amazing.
Aug 13, Corey Vilhauer rated it really liked it. Afterwards we are presented with chapters of practical reference on topics like rich media embedded audio and video sans plug-ins, JS APIs etc.
So ease of this transition seems to be greatly exaggerated, though IE9 is supposed to support many new specs and technologies. This should make rich media content easier to search, index and manipulate by not only making semantics visible but making every interaction with that content observable to the application.
While some of the descriptions of the semantics of past and future tags had me talking to the book out loud in a mild rage That’s what semantics are for, right? A little dated at this point that’s the nature of books on tech but still an excellent book that encapsulates the purpose of the A Book Apart series—short, descriptive, pragmatic. Great primer on how HTML5 came to be.
It was going nowhere we, very slowly. As a result, the layout looks all over the place, with sub-heads appearing as the last item on one page or the last line of a paragraph appearing at the top of a page. This won’t serve as a complete reference manual for using HTML5, but if you’d like to try it out without getting overwhelmed in all the details, “HTML5 for Web Designers” is probably the book for you.
Sep 24, Gazzar rated it really liked it.
I feel like I now understand or will once I continue to reference my sticky-note arrows the new structural and “sectional” tags, and can better use them in upcoming projects. He touches on almost every important part of HTML5, including what may be the most pertinent question right now: What it isn’t, is a thorough reference guide.
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Let’s see how close we can come though. A Book Apart 1 – 10 of 25 books. Along the way it includes suggestions and commenta Picking up a coding book, I’m always afraid that I’ll hit of boring brick wall of sleep-inducing description and instruction fr is impossible to follow. The latest and greatest specification! Apr 25, Wessam Khalil rated it really liked it Shelves: You can associate a list of options with an input field.
This is not a tome of thorough reference, nor an ekith for beginners author lists several resources in the end of the book for those seeking either. What do accessible, content-focused standards-based web designers and front-end developers need to know?
HTML5 for Web Designers by Jeremy Keith
Jan 16, Muhammed Mustafa rated it liked it. I was young er than I am nowand I decided to make a personal website on GeoCities. I’ve even copied a couple of these samples over into a. At the same time, we can’t just ignore what we already have in HTML 4.
Aug 11, Grant Baker rated it really liked it. Through clear, practical examples, you’ll be up to speed in no time. It is clear, concise. Now my websites still reflect a lack of design skills, but at least they’re accessible! Great fast read for someone who wants a quick history and briefing of what the state is of HTML5 today.
Note that this is for the original edition; the newest edition is sitting in my shopping cart at A Book Apart. Jeremy Keith presents a history of the evolution of HTML5 in a terse, satiric tone that makes this book a must-read for anyone hoping to gain a greater familiarity with HTML5. Jan 04, Dgilz rated it it was amazing. If you buy the ebook, like I did, all that information is just a click away.