I said web design isn’t comparable to brain surgery, but it’s comforting to read appreciative remarks like this:
Today, a talented web designer must be a modern-day MacGyver—that 80s TV action hero who could turn a rubber band and three tin cans into a serviceable aircraft. Turning the average site design mockup into a living, breathing slice of HTML and CSS is a comparably delicate miracle, which must be accomplished using whatever makeshift tools happen to be lying around in current browsers.
Tables: The Next Evolution in CSS Layout by Kevin Yank
Except that I’ve seen at least three other incarnations of the rest of this article, and this is the first time the title changed since Kevin Yank and Rachel Andrew first yelled out “Everything You Know About CSS is Wrong!”
I’m getting tired of all of it. The tag soup, the rehashed article, the need for website layouts to be pixel perfect the way print layouts do (no! they don’t!), the publications being in cahoots with all the promotions, and the fact that they’re telling other people they’re wrong.
Bakit, kilala mo ba ako?
Hindi dahil kilala mo ina o kaibigan ko ay pwede mo na rin akong pagtsismisan.
Seriously, stop talking down on people to sell books. I don’t think this book deserved another post, but I was hooked by the above quote (better than the wobbly assumption here), only to find out it’s the same darn thing I’ve read thrice over.
Last: OK, so I can’t call a book the worst one if I haven’t read it. Feel free to replace it with “Why Should I Even Read This?” Web Design Book of the Year.