Hotlinks: Writing HTML

Good grammar provides the solid structure for communicating in a given language. That sentiment goes double for online languages -- without solid, well-written markup, your Web site can sink into a stew of mistakes.

This week, Macworld shares its links for writing real-world HTML. We focus on performance in the browser.

Macworld.com links
  • Walking the Browser Tightrope
    In case you need a strong argument for writing careful HTML, read this.
  • Transform HTML with Regular Expressions
    After you've mastered writing great HTML, master changing it quickly and efficiently. Regular expressions let you work smarter.
  • Making the Web a Faster Place
    Scholle Sawyer reveals tips for optimizing your HTML before it gets to the browser.
  • Zap Common Browser Bugs
    Unfortunately, learning HTML isn't enough; you have to learn the HTML-grammatical idiosyncracies of browsers too. This article shows you how.
  • Making Sense of XHTML
    Are there acronyms circling around your head? Get a crash course on markup-language news here.
  • World Wide Web links

    XML.COM
    The canonical site for learning about XML.

    Lean and Mean HTML (Webmonkey)
    Learn how to optimize your code for quicker loading.

    Lean and Mean Tables (Webmonkey)
    A companion article to "Lean and Mean HTML," focusing instead on table construction.

    Streamlining Your Code (Builder.com)
    More tips on making everything lean and mean.

    The Web Standards Project
    A must-bookmark for everyone who wonders, "Why can't my HTML just get along?"

    Browserkit (Webmonkey)
    A huge table outlining what HTML will work on what browsers.

    Building for the 5.0 Browsers (Builder.com)
    A handy article outlining how to tweak your code for upper-end browsers.

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