Upgrade Your HTML III
Post from May 13, 2021 (↻ September 28, 2021), filed under Web Development.
Like Upgrade Your HTML II said: 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 fresh 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 Jukka K. Korpela|
|Preview||Select chapters (PDF, 309 KB)|
|Length||37 pages (PDF)|
|Google Play Books|
Upgrade Your HTML is the book series for HTML craftspeople and minimalists. It stands for everything that leads to more effective and efficient use of HTML.
In Upgrade Your HTML III, HTML and CSS optimizer Jens Oliver Meiert takes 10 additional HTML examples from real websites to analyze, explain, and improve the respective markup.
Apart from discussing the appropriate use and subtleties of HTML elements, this edition touches on code consistency, class use, bundler output, but also poem markup, link types,—and even declaration repetition.
“ use judgement in adding ‘features’ into your code and even to reconsider what you might have used for no good reason, or for reasons that are no more valid.”—Jukka K. Korpela
👉 This is the book if you enjoy the intricacies of working with HTML.
- See the Forest for the Trees
- Don’t Worry About Line Breaks
- Use the
iElement, and Use It Appropriately
- Keep an Eye on the Output
- Don’t Hide Outlines
- Know the Link Types
- Keep Your CSS DRY
- Don’t Use Non-Standard Markup (Like
- Use Consistent Spelling
- About the Author
- About Upgrade Your HTML III
All ebook formats, with updates, at Leanpub.
❧ I’m stoked and grateful about Jukka Korpela reviewing and contributing the foreword to this booklet; about Jad Joubran taking the time to review and give feedback as well; and about Kirsty MacRae for editing. Without you, this work wouldn’t have been nearly as solid as it is now. Thank you!
Enjoy the new part of the series: Upgrade Your HTML III!
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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Perhaps my most comprehensive book: The Web Development Glossary (2020). With explanations and definitions for literally thousands of terms from Web Development and related fields, building on Wikipedia as well as the MDN Web Docs. Available at Apple Books, Kobo, Google Play Books, and Leanpub.