Programming & Web Development

HTML5 boilerplate for sectioning tags

I’ve seen a lot of confusion on the use of the new HTML5 sectioning tags <article> <section>, <nav>, <aside> and the role left for the old <div> element we used often in previous versions of HTML specifications. After reviewing the documentation and consulting several examples of usage, a basic practical skeleton for an HTML5 document […]

GNU/Linux Free Software & Open Source Programming & Web Development

HTML5 a jump backwards in web standards?

Web standards have always been about good markup, keeping things in order and cleaned up, etc. Using transitional or strict DTDs and validating our markup with different tools was a good practice encouraged by many. With HTML5 things seem to be going a bit backwards regarding structure and markup rules. Google’s HTML styleguide shows an […]