“Hey, I know what to do,” Claude said, taking back control from Anita. “You just use the toolbar buttons to change fonts and colors, just like in a word processor.” Claude showed us what he meant by selecting a heading and clicking buttons on the toolbar to make the text larger and center it on the page.
“You're right, Claude,” I said, “that's the simplest way to do things. But it's not the best way.”
“Why not?” he wondered.
“Because you're not letting the browser do the work for you,” I explained. “Why change the font size and color for each and every heading? The browser knows it's a heading, so tell the browser how you want the headings displayed and let it worry about the details.”
“Huh,” he said, “I guess that makes ...