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Red Flags (Warning Signs) in Web Development

Written by Christian Heilmann

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What this chapter is about: Building for maintenance, not the moment. Don’t develop for yourself. Why HTML and CSS code go bad. HTML painting and convoluted CSS syntax. Issues with JavaScript and back-end code.

The publications we love to read as Web developers and designers often cheat us. They talk about an amazing world in which we have access to all levels of the system we are building. They also talk about a world in which we can easily write bleeding-edge solutions because every user has the coolest new browser and our colleagues and partners are as excited and clued ...

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