The Little Book of HTML/CSS Coding Guidelines

The Little Book of HTML/CSS Coding Guidelines

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A proper plan can improve your code, including your HTML documents and CSS style sheets. Jens Oliver Meiert explores the theory and practice of coding guidelines and shows, using Google’s HTML and CSS standards as a particular example, how consistency and care can make the code base you create today much easier to deal with when you—or someone else—work on it later.

Jens Oliver Meiert is a former senior developer and tech lead at Google, Aperto, and GMX, where he architected internal frameworks that married fast development with high quality code.

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Jens Oliver Meiert

Jens Oliver Meiert

Jens Oliver Meiert believes that people have many talents. Jens is an established expert web developer who has contributed to technical standards of the Web (W3C) and who has laid the foundations for large-scale international websites that reach millions of users every day (GMX, Google). He has written a book about designing with CSS (O’Reilly, 2005/2007), developed frameworks and quality management systems for Google (2008–2013), and somehow got nominated “Web Developer of the Year” by .net magazine (2011). Jens is an everyday adventurer, described in another book (“100 Things I Learned as an Everyday Adventurer”), who has traveled 6 continents, 70 countries, and more than 400 cities. He has made it his priority to try whatever is new to him, whatever activity or lesson comes close, and counted almost 200 of these in the last 3 years alone. Jens quit his job and left his city to go backpack the world, which he’s still doing now, 18 months later. Jens is a social philosopher who has over the last few years studied more than 200 works around the topics of philosophy, psychology, social sciences, public policy, economics, etc. He’s an active supporter of and contributor to initiatives that place emphasis on freedom, trust, and rights, and he’s focusing his own efforts on breaking through the probably-not-so-accidental apathy we observe in our world today. Follow Jens’s work on his website, meiert.com.