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Designing with Progressive Enhancement: Building the Web That Works for Everyone Todd Parker

Designing with Progressive Enhancement: Building the Web That Works for Everyone

Todd Parker

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ISBN : 9780321659484
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457 pages
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This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version.Progressive enhancement is a strategy for web design that emphasizes accessibility, semantic markup, andMoreThis is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version.Progressive enhancement is a strategy for web design that emphasizes accessibility, semantic markup, and external stylesheet and scripting technologies. Progressive enhancement uses web technologies in a layered fashion that allows everyone to access the basic content and functionality of a web page, using any browser or Internet connection, while also providing those with better bandwidth or more advanced browser software an enhanced version of the page.Designing with Progressive Enhancement is a practical guide to understanding the principles and benefits of progressive enhancement, as well as a detailed exploration of examples to help users--both designers and developers--understand how, where and when to implement specific coding and scripting approaches that embody progressive enhancement. Examples will cover a broad range of interface components, from simple content and layout approaches for basic websites, to complex widgets like calendars, sliders, color pickers and the like for robust functional web applications.