How To Make Loveliness: an HTML treasure hunt
You’re a PHP ninja. You’re a React god. You’re a magician with Sketch. But if your code is assembling HTML to get delivered to a users’ browser, how much do you know about HTML’s semantics? Watch Bruce Lawson’s International PHP Conference keynote to learn more.
Choosing the correct HTML elements rather than vomiting a “div” or belching out a “span” can greatly enhance the end users’ experience, with no fragile extra code to write and maintain.
One of the co-editors of the HTML5.3 spec will take you on a magical treasure hunt around HTML, showing you marvelous gifts and hidden wonders that will also help future-proof your code, and turn you into a time-travelling Frontend Superhero, adored by millions*.
(* Actual number not guaranteed. But your users will be happy.)
Bruce Lawson, as well as being a highly-regarded fashion blogger and one of the editors of the W3C’s HTML5.3 specification, co-wrote “Introducing HTML5” and was on the committee drafting the British Standard for commissioning accessible websites. Previously, he’s been a front-end tech lead for a large UK legal website, a tutor to a princess’ daughter in Thailand, a movie extra in Mumbai, a tarot card reader in Istanbul, and a musician (https://www.brucelawson.co.uk/category/my-music/). Follow him on twitter: @brucel.