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GOTO 2020 • HTML: How to Make Loveliness • Bruce Lawson

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07.22.2020

This presentation was recorded at GOTO Chicago 2020. #GOTOcon #GOTOchgo http://gotochgo.com
Bruce Lawson - Author of "Introducing HTML5" and Editor of the W3C’s HTML5.3 Specification
ABSTRACT You’re a PHP ninja. You’re a React god. You’re a magician with Sketch. But if your code is assembling HTML to get delivered to a user’s browser, how much do you know about HTML’s semantics? Choosing the correct HTML elements rather than vomiting a "div" or belching out a "span" can greatly enhance the end user’s experience, with no fragile extra code to write and maintain. One of the co-editors of the HTML5.3 spec will take you on a magical treasure hunt around HTML, showing you marvellous gifts and hidden wonders that will also help future-proof your code and turn you into a time-travelling front-end superhero [...]
TIMECODES 00:00 Intro 01:10 TL; DR 01:53 Tim Berners-Lee 02:57 The raw materials 03:21 HTML is declarative & fault-tolerant 05:31 JavaScript is not declarative 06:56 Don't rely on JavaScript 08:20 HTML is more than div & span 11:22 "Structured data" 14:19 Accessibility is part of usability 15:55 What can you do? 19:15 How to make the Internet affordable 21:15 The Internet matters
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