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Web Standards Creativity: Innovations in Web Design with XHTML, CSS, and DOM Scripting by Dan Rubin, Derek Featherstone, Jeff Croft, Ian Lloyd, Rob Weychert, Ethan Marcotte, Mark Boulton, Simon Collison, Cameron Adams, Andy Clarke

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Getting Creative with Web Standards

"Not another Web Standards book!" I hear you cry, "I already own a copy of CSS Mastery, so why would I need anything else?" Well, if you can give me a couple of minutes, I'd like to explain why you should buy this book.

Web Standards have come a long way since the first glimmer in W3C's eye. In the early days, CSS was the preserve of coders and gained a reputation of being "boxy but good." Pioneers like Jeffrey Zeldman and Eric Meyer helped popularize the use of standards and inspired designers like Douglas Bowman and Todd Dominey to create some of the first commercially successful standards-based sites around (see Figures 1 and 2).

Figure 1. Wired News was redesigned in October 2002 by Douglas Bowman. This was ...

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