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Designing With Web Standards
Designing With Web Standards
by Jeffrey Zeldman
Edition: Paperback
Prix : CDN$ 39.00
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5.0 étoiles sur 5 Usable and relevant, May 23 2003
Jeffrey Zeldman, godfather (in the non-scary, non-bloodbath sense) of the web design industry, returns to the book-publishing fray with his latest tome, the extremely usable & well-written "Designing with Web Standards".
For quite a long time most web designers have treated standards compliance with the same respect as Microsoft enjoys on Slashdot. They are nagged by an annoying voice in the back of their heads that scream, "design for the future" - but drown it out with the client's cries of "design for the past" and their own misapprehension that "everything should be pixel-perfect in Netscape 4".
They hack, triple-test, pet every single line of carefully-crafted HTML, spend countless days ironing out every obscure browser bug known to man, and then pull their hair out in large knots when a new browser comes along & everything breaks.
If you are one of those people (I certainly used to be), perhaps it's time to stand back & realize the obvious: standards compliance is the only way of future-proofing your sites. It's the only way of making sure that what you build today won't break tomorrow.
And fortunately for you mr. Zeldman is here to take your hand, show you where you went wrong, and guide you gently into this brave new world.
It's foolish to claim that standards compliance can solve all the problems of web development - but it's equally foolish to continue living in the past when you have an excellent book like this that can make your professional life so much easier.

Taking Your Talent to the Web: A Guide for the Transitioning Designer
Taking Your Talent to the Web: A Guide for the Transitioning Designer
by Jeffrey Zeldman
Edition: Paperback
29 used & new from CDN$ 0.49

5.0 étoiles sur 5 Most excellent, Dec 8 2002
A thorough, comprehensive and usable book for people trying to migrate from traditional media into the (sometimes) scary world of new media.
Jeffrey Zeldman's unique voice permeates the entire book, holds your hand, and gently guides you through the ups & downs of working with the web. His examples are concise and to the point, his writing style (as always) humorous and friendly, and, most importantly, you get the feeling that he truly loves this medium, and would like nothing more than being able to help another person discover just what the fuss is all about.
Should be on the shelf of every designer - no matter what your level of experience is.

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