Designing with Web Standards
You code. And code. And code. You build only to rebuild. You focus on making your site compatible with almost every browser or wireless device ever put out there. Then along comes a new device or a new browser, and you start all over again.
You can get off the merry-go-round.
It's time to stop living in the past and get away from the days of spaghetti code, insanely nested table layouts, tags, and other redundancies that double and triple the bandwidth of even the simplest sites. Instead, it's time for forward compatibility.
Isn't it high time you started designing with web standards?
Standards aren't about leaving users behind or adhering to inflexible rules. Standards are about building sophisticated, beautiful sites that will work as well tomorrow as they do today. You can't afford to design tomorrow's sites with yesterday's piecemeal methods.Jeffrey teaches you to:
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Designing the Obvious: A Common Sense Approach to Web Application Design
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One Size Does Not Fit All
On Their Way Out?
A Continuum Not a Set of Inflexible Rules
Show Dont Sell
Let Your Work Do the Selling for You
The Smell of Change
Before You Begin
Same as Last Pass Markup
The First Table
The Second Table
Anatomy of Styles
Whitespace and Case Insensitivity
Spiraling Costs Diminishing Returns
Ending the Cycle of Obsolescence
What Is Forward Compatibility?
No Rules No Dogma
Practice Not Theory
Is This Trip Really Necessary?
999 of Websites Are Obsolete
Modern Browsers and Web Standards
New Code for a New Job
The Version Problem
The Cost to Site Owners
The Road to Stupidville
When Good Things Happen to Bad Markup
Designing and Building with Standards
Jumping Through Hoops
The Cost of Design Before Standards
Modern Site Ancient Ways
The Trinity of Web Standards
Benefits of Transitional Methods
Portability in Action
One Document Serves All
Design Beyond the Screen
Time and Cost Savings Increased Reach
Where We Go from Here
Transitional Forward Compatibility
Strict Forward Compatibility
The Trouble with Standards
Lovely to Look At Repulsive to Code
Common Goals Common Means
The Year That Browsers Came of Age
Netscapes Bold Move
Too Little Too Late?
Bad Browsers Lead to Bad Practices
Inherit the Wind
Miss Behavior to You
Standardized Scripting at Long Last
Academics Versus Economics
Product Awareness Versus Standards Awareness
The F Word
The Value of Flash
The Trouble with Flash
Compliance Is a Dirty Word
The Inspiration Problem
XML Conquers the World And Other Web Standards Success Stories
The Universal Language XML
One Parent Many Children
More Popular Than MTV
Builds Strong Data Five Ways
Web Publishing Tools for the Rest of Us
XML Applications and Your Site
Still in Its Infancy
A New Era of Cooperation
How Suite It Is
Web Standards and Authoring Tools
WYSIWYG Tools Come of Age Two Out of Three Aint Bad
The Emergence of CSS Layout
The Flood Begins
Countless Converts and the Help Sites They Rode in On
Faddishnesswith a Purpose
The Mainstreaming of Web Standards
Commercial Sites Take the Plunge
Wired Digital Converts
Embracing Standards with Transitional Methods
The Secret Shame of Rotten Markup
A Reformulation of Say What?
Top 10 Reasons to Convert to XHTML
Top 5 Reasons Not to Switch to XHTML
XHTML Restructuring the Web
Simple Rules Easy Guidelines
Declare Your Content Type
Write All Tags in Lowercase
Quote All Attribute Values
All Attributes Require Values
Close Empty Tags Too
Encode All and Characters
The Dull the Duller and the Truly Dull
Structural HealingIts Good for Me
Marking Up Your Document for Sense Instead of Style
Visual Elements and Structure
Tighter Firmer Pages Guaranteed Structure and MetaStructure in Strict and Hybrid Markup
Must Every Element Be Structural?
div id and Other Assistants
Dare to Do Less
Dos and Donts
Common Errors in Hybrid Markup
divs Are Just All Right
Loving the id
Banish Redundant Table Cells
Outdated Methods on Parade
Slicing and Dicing
In Defense of Navigational Table Layouts
The Redundant Verbosity of Redundantly Verbose Tables
Bad CSS Comes to Town
XHTML by Example A Hybrid Layout Part I
Benefits of Transitional Methods Used in These Chapters
CSS and Accessibility Advantages
Additional id Attributes
Alternative and Generic Values
Contextual Descendant Selectors
id Selectors and Contextual id Selectors
Combining Selectors to Create Sophisticated Design Effects
External Embedded and Inline Styles
The BestCase Scenario Design Method
Relative and Absolute File References
CSS in Action A Hybrid Layout Part II
Establishing Basic Parameters
Hide and Block
Coloring the Links Introducing PseudoClasses
Sketching in Other Common Elements
More About Font Sizes
Laying Out the Page Divisions
First Try at Second Pass
External Styles and the You Are Here Effect
Working with Browsers Part I DOCTYPE Switching and Standards Mode
The Saga of DOCTYPE Switching
A Switch to Turn Standards On or Off
Throwing the Switch
The DOCTYPE Switch
Complete and Incomplete DOCTYPEs
A Complete Listing of Complete XHTML DOCTYPEs
Celebrate Browser Diversity Or at Least Learn to Live with It
From Vive la Difference to This
Working with Browsers Part II Box Models Bugs and Workarounds
The Box Model and Its Discontents
How the Box Model Works
How the Box Model Breaks
Making CSS Safe for Democracy
The Whitespace Bug in IEWindows
The Float Bug in IE6Windows
Objects of Desire?
Embedding Multimedia While Supporting Standards
A Workaday Workaround World
Working with Browsers Part III Typography
Points of Difference
A Standard Size at LastBut for How Long?
Good Works Undone with a Click
Great Performance Shame About the Size
The Heartbreak of Ems
Pixels Prove Pixels Work
Its Absolutely Relative
The Trouble with Pixels
The Font Size Keyword Method
Initial Problems with Keyword Implementations
The Fahrner Method
The Quest Continues
Access by the Books
The Law and the Layout
Accessibility Myths Debunked
A TextOnly Version Satisfies the Requirement for Equal or Equivalent Access
Accessibility Forces You to Create Primitive LowEnd Designs
According to Section 508 Sites Must Look the Same in All Browsers and User Agents
Dreamweaver MXWatchfires BobbyInsert Tool Name Here Solves All Compliance Problems
Designers Can Freely Ignore Accessibility Laws if Their Clients Tell Them To
Apples QuickTime and Other Streaming Video Media
Macromedia Flash 45
Rollovers and Other Scripted Behaviors
Tools of the Trade
Working with Bobby
Our Good Friend the tabindex Attribute
How You Benefit
Working with DOMBased Scripts
Meet the DOM
So Where Does It Work?
Deep DOM Details
Please DOM Dont Hurt Em
Showing and Hiding
Dynamic Menus DropDown and Expandable
Aiding Access Offering Choice
A CSS Redesign
Method and Madness
Establishing Basic Parameters
Installing the Sidebar
The Positioning Part
Creating Color Bars
A Space for Content
A Home Button with CSS Rollover Effects
Additional Uses of Fahrner Image Replacement FIR
A CSSXHTML Navigation Bar
Adding the Style
Modern Browsers The Good the Bad and the Ugly
The First Wave
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