Extreme ASP.NET Makeover: Style - CSS Zen Garden

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Between the mangled id and name attributes on tags, base64-encoded viewstate, and server-side control magic, ASP.NET Web Forms has not traditionally encouraged developers to delve into the fundamental technologies of the Web, namely HTML/XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript. In this article, we focused on writing clean, valid XHTML organized around structural aspects of the page and styling that structure using external CSS files. To wrap up, let's take a walk in the garden - the CSS Zen Garden, in fact - to see what can be accomplished in the browser if we embrace XHTML and CSS.

Other videos from this article

· W3C XHTML Validation

· Visual Studio Validation

· Comparing HTML and XHTML

· XHTML Strict

· CSS Zen Garden

Read the full article at https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/dd894045.aspx



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    Thanks for this video Howard!  It's great that you can help demonstrate the power of CSS  so that we can continue to build standards-based Web sites.Cool

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