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The How and Why of semantic HTML

The How and Why of semantic HTML

The Twitter battles rage about the value of HTML. With all our build tools and JavaScript eating the world, who has time to learn all the tags when you can just hang everything off divs and spans? But choosing the correct semantic element for the job isn’t simply a “artisanal” pursuit for philosophical purists - it can have significant practical benefits for usability, code reduction and future-proofing. In this webinar you’ll learn about the UI that browsers give you for free with various elements, some of the unseen UI benefits, and how non-traditional web clients make use of HTML semantics to give a better user experience, without you having to write any extra code.

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45 mins talk + 30 mins Q&A.
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The Twitter battles rage about the value of HTML. With all our build tools and JavaScript eating the world, who has time to learn all the tags when you can just hang everything off divs and spans? But choosing the correct semantic element for the job isn't simply a "artisanal" pursuit for philosophical purists - it can have significant practical benefits for usability, code reduction and future-proofing.

In this webinar you'll learn about the UI that browsers give you for free with various elements, some of the unseen UI benefits, and how non-traditional web clients make use of HTML semantics to give a better user experience, without you having to write any extra code.

Please note, we’ll use the Zoom platform for this webinar, for improved video quality.

45 mins + Q&A. Tuesday, February 12, 9:00AM EST.

About The Speaker

Mandy is A Front End Developer, Development Manager and speaker from Perth, Australia. She loves to experiment with new front end technologies and share her experiments through Codepen (https://codepen.io/mandymichael/) and her thoughts about the web on Medium (https://medium.com/@mandy.michael). She believes the web is an amazing source of information and that you should enable access anywhere, for anyone, so is constantly striving to make her work accessible to all users.
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