by Shay Howe at HTML5 Texas Conference in Austin, TX (Deck)
There are a million ways to write HTML and CSS, and everyone has their own, but is there a right way? Our code needs to be well structured, written in an organized manner, and performance driven. Sharing code with others should be a joyful experience, not absolute terror.
In this session, Shay will cover some best practices and performance tips for writing the highest quality HTML and CSS possible. Writing code is the easy part, finding a practice and structure that works well across the board is the hard part. Shay will outline HTML and CSS conventions that can be applied to your everyday practice.
- Websites have difficulty scaling
- code becomes brittle
- Files and code bases begin to swell
Best practices aren’t exactly best practices
- avoid extra elements