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ALA 250: HTML 5, design for flow

Go with the flow and open your mind to HTML 5.

In Issue No. 250 of A List Apart, for people who make websites:

A Preview of HTML 5

Who’s afraid of HTML 5? Not Lachlan Hunt! As both a front-end web developer and a contributor to HTML 5, he tells us what we can expect from the emerging markup specification, whose goals include more flexibility and greater interoperability.

Designing For Flow

Ask a web designer what makes a site great, and you’re likely to hear “ease of use.” Jim Ramsey begs to differ. Web applications in particular, he tells us, work best and engage most profoundly when they challenge users to overcome difficulties.

[tags]flow, design, alistapart, HTML5, W3C, standards, webstandards, specifications, markup, forpeoplewhomakewebsites[/tags]

By Jeffrey Zeldman

“King of Web Standards”—Bloomberg Businessweek.

Designer at Automattic, Inc. Co-Founder, An Event Apart. Publisher, A List Apart & A Book Apart. Author. Father. He/him.