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The ASP.NET 2.0 Anthology by Phil Haack, Jon Galloway, Wyatt Barnett, Jeff Atwood, Scott Allen

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Chapter 9 ASP.NET and Web Standards

The term web standards describes an approach to the use of client-side technologies—primarily (X)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript—that sees them applied in a best-practice manner. Generally, this application of standards means:

creating markup that’s semantically meaningful

This includes practices such as using elements like h1 and h2 to specify headings and subheadings, and using div elements which have meaningful class names to demarcate parts of a page rather than using HTML tables.

achieving good separation of content, presentation, and behavior

This means using CSS for all presentational effects (including font settings, colors, and positioning) and using unobtrusive JavaScript rather than placing ...

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