Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Former Google Tech Lead, long-time W3C contributor, and O’Reilly author Jens Oliver Meiert published a new book for O’Reilly’s Little Book tech series: “The Little Book of Website Quality Control.” The book elaborates on the topic of quality management for websites and shares why security, accessibility, usability, performance, functionality, maintainability, semantics, validation, design consistency, typography, […]

Ex-Googler, philosopher, and traveler Jens Oliver Meiert (meiert.com) released a new edition of his little books, How to Work on Oneself (Amazon). From the book description: “How can we learn more effectively, how can we best work on ourselves, how do we grow? That is the subject of this brief book, this short sketch by philosopher […]

Web artist Jens Oliver Meiert (meiert.com) releases charity project, “It’s Not Too Late to Send $1”: itsnottoolatetosendonedollar.org. According to the artist’s website, the project was inspired by a newspaper ad that researcher Ellen Langer reported in her 1990 book, “Mindfulness.” The project was using the same spirit to ask for small contributions to a variety […]

Jens Oliver Meiert (meiert.com) and O’Reilly Media (oreilly.com) publish web development booklet, “The Little Book of HTML/CSS Coding Guidelines”: www.oreilly.com/web-platform/free/little-book-html-css-coding-guidelines.csp. The book, per the O’Reilly website, “explores the theory and practice of coding guidelines and shows, using Google’s HTML and CSS standards as a particular example, how consistency and care can make the code base […]

Artists, designers, and ex-Googlers Jens Oliver Meiert and Asim Janjua release web art installation “Endless Peace,” helloendlesspeace.org. The two announced on Meiert’s website: “Endless Peace is a nudge, a reminder, a memorial for us to nudge, remind, help us remember what we really want. We don’t want war. We don’t want industrialized murder, nor any […]

Adventurer and technologist Jens Oliver Meiert is happy to announce the release of his sixth book, and second book about adventure, “Journey of J.” (meiert.com/journey). Per the official description, “‘Journey of J.’ is a unique blend of photo journal and introspective diary, an unusual testament to 557 days of travel around the world. In this […]

Hamburg, July 2, 2015—German author, philosopher, adventurer, artist, and web developer Jens Oliver Meiert releases his new and fifth book, “On Web Development.” “On Web Development bundles 134 articles and the last 11 years of technical writings by Jens Oliver Meiert (meiert.com). Freshly reordered and commented, the articles cover processes and maintenance, HTML and CSS, […]

Hamburg, March 9, 2015—Author, philosopher, adventurer, artist, and web developer Jens Oliver Meiert and O’Reilly Media publish new book, “The Little Book of HTML/CSS Frameworks.” Web frameworks are of increasing importance in modern web development, yet there is little documentation available on how to best develop and use them. Former Google Tech Lead Jens Oliver […]

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