Web Design Podcast (9) – Jeremy Keith Interview

Paul Boag

This week Paul is joined by Jeremy Keith, author of DOM Scripting and joint head of the WASP DOM Scripting Task Force. Paul and Jeremy look at how to take the principles of web standards a step further by separating function from content as well as just design.

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Below are links to a number of resources discussed in the podcast:

A better way to build websites
A boagworld.com article introducing web standards and explaining their benefits.

Web standards at all costs?
A boagworld.com article discussing whether there are occasions where table based design can be justified

Jeremy’s personal website including a shed load of invaluable articles!

DOM scripting book
A superb book my Jeremy aimed at introducing designers to unobtrusive JavaScript.

DOM Scripting task force
Apart of WASP this group is dedicated to bringing the quality of scripting up to that of XHTML and CSS.

Unobtrusive JavaScript Tutorial
An excellent introduction to Unobtrusive JavaScript by Chris Heilmann.

Jeremy Keith, Andy Budd, and Richard Rutter have joined forces to form clear:left, a new web design company based in Brighton.

The UK’s first grassroot web 2.0 conference. Unfortunately this is now sold out.

@media 2005
The @media 2005 conference brought together the biggest names from around the world to talk about the hottest topics in web design – web standards and accessibility.

HTML dog
The web designer’s resource for everything HTML and CSS, the most common technologies used in making web pages.

The Web Standards Project is a grassroots coalition fighting for standards that ensure simple, affordable access to web technologies for all.