Oct. 2 & 4 Chat Meeting — Meaningful CSS: Style Like You Mean It

Better semantic markup — What is it and why do we need it?… Let’s geek out and find out!

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Chat Assignment Details

When will this chat need to be reported in the Basecamp Chats Project?

In Basecamp, turn in your blog post for this Chat in the Chats project before Deadline 3.1, which is 10/10/16. (New students, you may not have your blog set up yet… Please see instructions for you here: More About Chats.)

What do I need to read before the chat?

Read the following article and be ready to add to a discussion about the concepts you read about…(It’s ok if you don’t fully understand everything. Dig into the article as best you can!)

http://alistapart.com/article/meaningful-css-style-like-you-mean-it

What do I need to blog about before the chat?

Answer the following questions in your write-up:

  1. What is “semantic” coding?
  2. What is ARIA and what is it for? Why does the author bring it up in this article?
  3. What are “microformats”?
  4. Find one really meaningful quote in this article and discuss why you think it is significant.
  5. Provide a link to any other cool article that you find on Alistapart.com that you think would make a good future Chat Topic.

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