Jens Oliver Meiert on philosophy, adventure, arts, and quality web development. Sometimes based on temper and to provoke, usually on thinking and to share.
On resting and moving, or accepting and learning.
These days, when we hear people speak of “HTML 5” and “CSS 3,” it’s useful to be skeptical. We’ve long decided for the living standard model, meaning we simply refer to HTML and CSS…
About two weeks ago I ended a little lottery to give away signed copies of my last book, “The Little Book of HTML/CSS Coding Guidelines.” Here are feedback and winners.
I give away five signed copies, and to win one just comment or tweet (to @j9t), until April 30, why you deem coding guidelines important or what you find to be the most useful coding guideline.
Minding the gap.
Thoughts on violence, leadership, and civil rights.
Just when one wonders how many options there are exactly.
There are countries and corporations that violate even the most basic human rights, that neglect and sometimes sabotage even the most basic principles behind all human togetherness and solidarity. In an increasingly connected world…
Some more of my EyeEm photos, published over the last few months, that have become others’ or my own favorites.
“The person who doesn’t read is no better off than the person who can’t read,” goes a saying. A dogmatic tweet suggested, “if what you’ve been doing in the last hour doesn‘t serve a clear constructive purpose, stop immediately.” And elsewhere, Csikszentmihalyi noted…
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Jens Oliver Meiert is a German author, philosopher, adventurer, artist, and developer.
As a developer Jens is specialized in complex international websites (Google), works on standards (W3C), and writes for technical publishers (O’Reilly, Webdesign mit CSS, The Little Book of HTML/CSS Frameworks and Coding Guidelines; On Web Development).