Barry Frost

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Tagged #markup

Trix: A rich text editor for everyday writing


Rails form builder plugin with semantically rich and accessible markup


Javascript Markdown implementation. Currently looks to be under active development.

Why and how to create Microsoft Office Minibar with jQuery and CSS3

Highlight text and a hovering contextual toolbar pops up over your paragraph. Useful for markup/links.


Tidies, corrects and formats HTML

Dive Into HTML 5

The Road to HTML 5: Link Relations

Mark Pilgrim’s guide to link rels, with an HTML5-focused commentary

An Event Apart and HTML 5

Eric Meyer’s approach for adopting HTML5 in the recent An Event Apart redesign

HTML 5: The Markup Language

Tag-by-tag guide to HTML5

More on developing naming conventions, Microformats and HTML5

Good idea. Why not use HTML5 compatible class and ID naming conventions?

Bed and BReakfast markup (B&BR)

A way of describing the use of presentational markup rather than semantic tags

vCard for Developers

How to construct and serve a vCard

HTML Elements Index

(including HTML5)

Compound Microformats

Http-https transitions and relative URLs

Didn’t know this - href=“//” maintains the HTTP/HTTPS state. Very handy for checkout pages

Adactio: Journal - Semantic brevity

Practical examples of using microformats neatly and naturally

HTML Entity Character Lookup › Left Logic

With Dashboard widget to lookup entities

New elements in HTML 5

Nice walkthrough comparing the HTML 4 approach with that of 5.

HTML5 differences from HTML4

SitePoint Blogs » Microsoft Breaks HTML Email Rendering in Outlook 2007

More commentary on the Outlook 2007 HTML debacle