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8 Oct Just as he did with the DOM and JavaScript, Jeremy Keith has a unique ability to 2 HTML5 FOR WEB DESIGNERS format. Rather than. HTML5 for Web Designers has ratings and reviews. Graham said: How often do you laugh out loud while reading about coding standards? (a) All th. HTML5 isn’t as confusing as it once was, but it still isn’t straightforward. Title HTML5 for Web Designers; Author(s) Jeremy Keith; Publisher: A Book Apart.

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It doesn’t claim to be anything more, and for designers who are unfamiliar with Jeermy, this will probably be enough. I hope to see the new version of this book soon with more updated and detailed content.

I feel like I now understand or will once I continue keitth reference my sticky-note arrows the new structural and “sectional” tag Well worth a read, and it’s quite easy to finish in a sitting. I’m not entirely sure how much advanced HTML5 users will get out of it, although I did learn things afresh.

Great fast read for someone who wants a quick history and briefing of what the state is of HTML5 today.

When discussing HTML5, a good knowledge of where we have been is essential. Click Here for details. Each sentence conveys a meaningful bit of information. I also liked the introduction about the history of HTML norms. This book is perfect if you ntml5 to know everything about the new HTML5 tags.


Author starts with brief history of mark-up languages, starting with SGML up Nice primer on HTML5 for those already familiar with previous implementations of hypertext mark-up specs. This book is a quick breakdown of the most important features of HTML5. I would suggest you to save your money, and instead find some online sources on HTML5, or just read Mark Pilgrim’s free designerss that covers the same I really don’t want to be a party pooper, but I must say that I learned more about HTML5 by reading a couple of blog articles on the subject here and there.


HTML5 for Web Designers by Jeremy Keith

Here is is discussing the tag, used for real-time vector drawing within the browser window: Knowing the history of HTML helps considerably in understanding what decisions were made and why. Nevertheless, it was surely informative one! Its length is a selling point, as the A Book Apart website advertises it, and it is also a weakness.

Wsb chapters are perhaps the most important in the book, but they are also the most redundant. Want to Read saving…. At the same time, we can’t just ignore what we already have in HTML 4. Mar 13, Chad Warner rated it liked it Shelves: There appears to have been no attempt made to introduce page breaks. It is a light reading for experienced web des I did not spend a lot of time reading this book as it is a very short book.


Especially for newer designers and front-end developers who have really only known HTML5, this is a good reference that provides some of the historical ba Version 2 of HTML5 for Web Designers is a short book, but a good overview of the overall changes and improvements HTML5 has made over previous iterations. It was a gaudy eeb that reflected my lack of design skills and made use of notorious elements like.

I found this very short HTML5 primer too shallow. Reviews, Ratings, and Recommendations: I haven’t worked with forms in HTML5 yet, and the improvements to form controls look pretty cool.

HTML5 for Web Designers

A good introductory book about HTML5. Let’s see how close we can come though. The minimum jereky required to ensure that a browser renders using standards mode is the HTML5 doctype.

In the years that followed, I learned about web standards and accessibility. A Book Apart 1. Books by Jeremy Keith. This is a wonderful book.

It would have been good to have the book number “! One thing I would criticise is the design of the ebook.

Jeremy Keith presents a history of the evolution of HTML5 in a terse, satiric tone that makes this book a must-read for anyone hoping to gain a greater familiarity with HTML5.