Jens Oliver Meiert

December 2008

My Year in Cities, 2008

As per Anne… I couldn’t resist.

Post from December 31, 2008, filed under .

HTML vs. XHTML: Why HTML Wins

Document types are cool, and there are plenty of them. There are plenty, countless discussions about the “right” document type, too. Alas, these discussions often deal with irrelevant details or miss the point. A decisive factor is performance…

Post from December 19, 2008, filed under .

5 Tips To Deal with Right-to-Left Projects

Know what goes into your markup and what goes into your style sheets. It’s actually simple: When available, you should always use dedicated bidi markup to describe your content. CSS may not be available, and the specs actually say that…

Post from December 11, 2008, filed under .

The Greatest Secret in Web Design

Alright I cheated, this isn’t a secret. Or an open secret. Or whatever. It’s that web design is a process. Good web design is an ongoing endeavor.

Post from December 1, 2008, filed under and .

If you like what you see here, check out my adventure books: 100 Things I Learned as an Everyday Adventurer for how to just try everything, and Journey of J. for what it’s like to travel the world for one and a half years.

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Perhaps my most interesting book: 100 Things I Learned as an Everyday Adventurer (2013). During my time in the States I started trying everything. Everything. Then I noticed that wasn’t only fun, it was also useful. Available at Amazon, Apple Books, Google Play Books, and Leanpub.

Cover: Journey of J.

Perhaps my most personal and also most unusual book: Journey of J. (2015). A freestyle documentary of 557 days of travel across 6 continents and 48 countries. Available at Amazon.

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