Upgrade Your HTML II
Post from November 17, 2020 (↻ August 21, 2021), filed under Web Development.
If you care about HTML as a craft, if you consider yourself an HTML minimalist, if you believe in pushing for boundaries (and sometimes overdoing it), then this is a right book (and a right book series) for you—with 10 new examples from the field that get inspected and improved.
|Format and Price||Ebook (EPUB, MOBI, PDF), $4.99 (flexible price)|
|Kindle ebook (free app for Android and iOS), $4.99|
|Extras||Foreword by Manuel Matuzović|
|Preview||Select chapters (PDF, 234 KB)|
|Length||33 pages (PDF)|
|Google Play Books|
Great primer and a good read.
…say readers at SitePoint.
Upgrade Your HTML is the book series for HTML craftspeople and minimalists.
In Upgrade Your HTML II, HTML and CSS optimizer Jens Oliver Meiert takes 10 additional HTML examples from real websites to review and condense the respective markup.
Keep document structures simpler, use semantically more appropriate markup, write less HTML, question certain techniques, deal more intelligently with third-party code—there are many ways to improve HTML code.
👉 This is the book if you enjoy the intricacies of working with HTML.
- Cut the Fat
- Mark Titles of Works Correctly
- Review and Improve Third-Party Code
- Keep It Simple
- Use Lists
- Work Your Way Up
- Know the Past, Know the Future
- Ignore AMP
- Avoid Prefetching and Prerendering Everything
- About the Author
- About Upgrade Your HTML II
All ebook formats, with updates, at Leanpub.
❧ It was a great pleasure to work with special guest Manuel Matuzović, who reviewed the manuscript and contributed the foreword, and I’m likewise indebted to Gabriele Kretzschmar, who helped reviewing and editing. Thank you.
Enjoy the new part of the series: Upgrade Your HTML II!
I’m Jens Oliver Meiert, and I’m an engineering manager and author. I’ve worked as a technical lead for Google, I’m close to the W3C and the WHATWG, and I write and review books for O’Reilly. Other than that, I love trying things, sometimes including philosophy, art, and adventure. Here on meiert.com I share some of my views and experiences.
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