Streamlining with Web Standards

October 9th, 2003

Streamlining with Web Standards

” It wasn’t our fault we had to build these monstrosities; all we had to work with was HTML, a markup language created by a British software consultant in his spare time to enable scientists in Switzerland to share information about particle physics! I mean, come on! HTML was designed to display plain text in a hierarchical manner, period — no images, no three-column layouts, no multi-color fonts. It was never intended to create the magazine-like layouts we see on the Web today.”

Web Monkey continues to pump out well-written and relevant articles. This time Greg Penhaligon states the case for using web standards and gives a little tutorial on the basics.