The Modern Web

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Peter Gasston

“Essential reading for any web developer.”

— Craig Buckler, Optimal Works
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“The Modern Web should be on every web developer’s bookshelf!”

— Raj Sharma, British Computer Society Read More

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The Modern Web will guide you through the latest and most important tools of device-agnostic web development, including HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. Plain-English explanations and practical examples emphasize the techniques, principles, and practices that you’ll need to easily transcend individual browser quirks and stay relevant as these technologies are updated.

About the author:

Peter Gasston has been a web developer for more than 12 years in both agency and corporate settings. The author of The Book of CSS3, Gasston has also been published in Smashing Magazine, A List Apart, and .net magazine. He runs the web development blog Broken Links ( and lives in London.

Learn how to:

Turn outdated websites into flexible, user-friendly ones that take full advantage of the unique capabilities of any device or browser. With the help of The Modern Web, you’ll be ready to navigate the front lines of device-independent development.


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