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Designing with Web Standards (Voices That Matter Series)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2013

    This explains EVERYTHING

    This book (one of the two Holy Grail of coding books) tells the story of print, internet, web, ebook, mobile, app, tablet, html, css, html5 development and progress. It explains, in lay terms, how we got where we are in web design and where we are going.
    More importantly though, the book explains how to use clean code in your file creation so your work can move forward across mediums, platforms, and different operating systems.
    Not an expert in code, but involved in graphics for almost 30 years, I needed to read this. This book makes great sense. A MUST for web developers, designers, and artists.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2005

    This will change your thinking

    This book will change your philosophy about designing web pages. There is a bit of how-to in there but it is more about the why. Parts will make you laugh but most of it makes you think.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 2, 2004

    A must have title...

    The book is well written, easy to follow and a wealth of information. It clearly outlines browser histories and why things broke or are broken, core standards & technologies, and why these things are important - not just to site owners, developers, managers or educators - but to end users too! The book sets the ground work for better site design and management and improved user experiences which is a good thing no matter how you slice it. While it's geared to towards web designers and site owners/managers - end users will benefit from understanding just what is going on behind the scenes at a conceptual level which is explained clearly in the book. Sure - end users will want to ignore the bits on how things are coded - but if a user understands just what's going on there's no way they'd settle for poorly designed web sites nor would they be using obsolete browsers once they realize what's at stake. My copy is full of highlighting and about 40 book darts to must have tidbits of information. To Jeffrey Zeldman (and his cast of editors) - well done!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 11, 2003

    It's the bomb.

    Designing with Web Standards is the bomb, all right - just what you'd expect from Zeldman. It addresses all of the issues that have plagued us at one time or another and then gives us options for dealing with them. It's the nuts and bolts and the how-to manual for creating timeless code.

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