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  • Taschenbuch: 368 Seiten
  • Verlag: friendsofED; Auflage: 1st Corrected ed. 2007. Corr. 3rd printing 2007 (27. März 2007)
  • Sprache: Englisch
  • ISBN-10: 1590598148
  • ISBN-13: 978-1590598146
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"Provides an introduction that explains what microformats are, and identifies some of the publishers of Web content. … Throughout the book, Allsop provides guidance on how to use CSS in order to present the microformatted information. … Allsop has done an excellent job of introducing the reader to microformats. He explains both how and why the use of microformats is important. I highly recommend that every Web professional becomes familiar with microformats. This is an excellent resource with which to begin." (Will Wallace, ACM Computing Reviews, Vol. 49 (8), August, 2008)

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There has never been a better time to develop and use web sites. The data on the web is generally better presented, more accessible, and easier to find than ever before. This is down to more responsible web development using web standards, better support for those standards in browsers, and exciting new advances such as Microformats. Microformats are a method of defining and describing (X)HTML data so that is easily machine readable as well as human readable, making it more powerful. For example, you could use the hCard Microformat to mark up personal details on your web site, and then use a simple program to create a business card from that data, and transfer it to your e-mail program, address book, or mobile phone. What's even better is that you don't need anything proprietary or complicated to use Microformats. All you need to do is add extra semantics to your (X)HTML via existing means such as specialized IDs and classes. They are already in use on the web, through sites like Flickr, Upcoming.org, and Yahoo, and software such as WordPress and Text Pattern.In this book, noted web developer and long time WaSP member John Allsop teaches all you need to know about the technology: what Microformats are currently available and how to use them; the general principles of how they work, so you'll be able to understand and use future Microformat; how to use Microformats with web sites and software that already support them; and how to create your own.

The focus is kept on practical examples as much as possible throughout. The end of the book features a chapter full of anecdotes from many professional web designers and developers already using Microformats in their work today what worked, what didn't, things to watch for so you can learn from their experiences.


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1 von 1 Kunden fanden die folgende Rezension hilfreich Von M. Bretschneider am 31. Dezember 2007
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Das Buch ist gut geschrieben und lässt sich - auch mit einfachem Schulenglisch - gut lesen. Der Autor macht seht gut klar, welches Ziel Microformats haben, wie sie das Web verändern (können) und welche Programme (bzw. Tools) heute schon mit entsprechenden Microformats zurecht kommen.

In verschiedenen Kapiteln werden die wichtigen (und möglicherweise derzeit einzig relevanten) Ausprägungen von Microformats durch genommen. Dabei gibt es von Kapitel zu Kapitel jeweils eine Steigerung der Komplexität.

Nachteilig empfinde ich die umfangreiche Beschreibung von Trivialitäten (für Webentwickler). So wird beispielsweise auch 10 Seiten beschrieben, wie per CSS eine Kontaktadresse im Visitenkarten-Design gestaltet werden kann. (Mit diversen Screenshots mehrere Zwischenschritte).

Insgesamt aber ein gelungenes Werk, was jedem zu empfehlen ist, der näher in das Thema einsteigen möchte.
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Das Buch ist - obwohl englisch - angenehm locker zu lesen gewesen, ist äußerst informativ (trotz ein paar Jahren, die das Buch schon auf dem Buckel hat) und hat für meinen Geschmack auch genau die richtige Detailtiefe.
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The definitive guide to Microformats 19. April 2007
Von Nate Klaiber - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
Format: Taschenbuch
Microformats: Empowering Your Markup for Web 2.0 by John Allsopp is an incredible resource for learning Microformats. I didn't know what to expect with this book, as part of me wondered how someone could take over 300 pages to talk about Microformats. Truth be told -- this book was very in-depth from cover to cover. Microformats are still in their infancy, being just a few years old. However, as we see throughout this book -- there are many big players who are staking ground in the value and use of Microformats. I recently read HTML Mastery which scratched the surface of the power of Microformats. I would consider this book The Official Guide To Microformats with all of the information available. Here is a brief glimpse of what is found in this resource:

The book is broken down into 5 parts, but I will look over each chapter individually.

Chapter 1 answers the question "What are Microformats?" This is a thorough introduction to Microformats, the semantic web, the benefits of using Microformats -- as well as it's origins, definition, and principles. The principles include:

- Solve a specific problem.

- Start as simply as possible.

- Are designed for humans first, machines second.

- Reuse building blocks from widely adopted standards.

- Are modular and embeddable.

Enable and encourage decentralized development, content, and services.

These are vital to the heart of Microformats. Though the web is aspiring to be semantic -- we still have many problems to solve to help out our machine friends in the process of making sense of our language.

Chapter 2 gives us some quick snapshot views into how Microformats are currently being used. Discussions of browsers, their support, and their future. It is exciting to see the possibilities of Microformats being built into the browsers -- since they are decentralized they will allow us to find things much easier (and make sense of those things). There are currently many tools available to aid a developer in creating the necessary markup and structure for formats. It is important to note that Microformats are not a new language, but are simply built onto already existing XHTML. The author presents the chicken and egg struggle and where Microformats are already being used in the wild. A few of those include, Yahoo, Cork'd and Apple. Not only are there early adopters on board, but there are services to help people make sense of the content. A few of these services include Technorati and Pingerati. These services all you to generate vCards from your properly formatted hCards. It also allows you to submit your site for Microformats searching. These are some powerful tools that will only continue to expand and grow.

Chapter 3 discusses the necessary foundation to create Microformats -- Semantic HTML. The author discusses the days of the web where HTML was wrongly turned into a presentational language. HTML is a structure. It is semantic. It gives meaning to your documents. Your presentation layer belongs in your CSS (most developers will know this, unless they are living under a rock). He discusses some of the not-so-popular HTML elements, as well as elaborating on their proper use and placement in a page. This chapter ends with the fact that HTML has its limits. There simply aren't enough tags for us to complete many of our common tasks (with semantics in mind). This is where Microformats come in.

Chapter 4 is where we start to get our feet wet. We are introduced to Link-Based Microformats. I won't elaborate on each, but a few of these include rel-license, rel-tag, and rel-nofollow. These are embedded in -- you guessed it -- links.

Chapter 5 takes your relationship a step further. Here we discuss XFN. If you have used any blogging software then you have most likely come into contact with this. This is defining your relationships based on the rel attribute. There are many relationships that can be defined, and several more that are planned to be added. This chapter shows some of the services already utilizing XFN, as well as how you can use the rel attribute and CSS attribute selectors to style your content. Lean, semantic, markup.

Chapter 6 looks to geo and adr Microformats. Geo is related to defining your location via latitude and longitude. We are also introduced to a new design pattern: abbr. The adr format is used to markup addresses. These two Microformats used together have added rich value to applications such as Google Maps, Yahoo Maps, and Flickr. Again, we are given some examples of styling these elements using their attributes as hooks.

Chapter 7 takes use a little deeper with hCard. hCard reuses the already established format of vCard used in many applications today. Both individual persons and organizations were discussed. Again, we are introduced to services currently using hCard, as well as several different ways to style our hCard using the given hooks.

Chapter 8 helps us to get our dates in order with hCalendar. Again, hCalendar extends from vcalendar (used in many applications like Outlook and Address Book) Both basic and complex events were discussed here. I like how we have the ability to add a calendar to a page and add multiple events to a specific calendar. This shows just how flexible Microformats are. We also get to see a complex example of a timeline marked up in a table. Here we see how Microformats utilizes the semantic markup to achieve specific tasks. Using axis, scope, and headers allow us to create an accessible table -- while also reaping the benefits of vevent. We get a glimpse of the tools available to help you construct hCalendars, as well as services currently using the hCalendar format.

Chapter 9 brings us to a few items in draft format, hReview and hResume. Though they are drafts, they are very solid and can be implemented in their current state. These items allow for great flexibility as we can use compound Microformats (just as we can use compounded XHTML elements). hReview has it's core, but certain elements allow for extensions of hCard, rel-tag and rel-license. Again, very powerful ways to build your Microformats into your pages. As with the other chapters, hooks were shown and some basic styling instructions were given.

Chapter 10 discusses hAtom. This doesn't seem to be as widely used as the other Microformats we have seen -- but there is still great value for syndication and publishing (alongside RSS).

Chapters 11 and 12 show Microformats in the wild with 2 case studies: Cork'd and Yahoo!. These chapters featured interviews with Dan Cederholm as well as Nate Koechley. Cork'd is a relatively new application with Microformats attached from the beginning. Designer Dan Cederholm discusses how and why they chose to use Microformats (and when) in their application. Moving up the scale to a larger organization, Yahoo! is utilizing Microformats in many of their major applications including Upcoming.org and Flickr. These case studios show how many organizations are starting to take hold of Microformats, and how simple the process really is to reap the benefits of your semantic structure.

Chapter 13 and the Appendixes discuss how to get involved with Microformats. The goal is to have a decentralized service, so Microformats are not as closed as other formal standards are. They are open to more developments as long as they stand in line with the principles behind the foundation. The appendixes give a full listing of all Microformats, Design Patterns, and the People and Services using Microformats in their applications. The appendixes are extremely valuable to have as a resource as you begin your journey with Microformats.

I have had a passion for Microformats for the past 6 months or so. I started researching and really diving in to understand the goals. I was immediately able to see the benefits -- but there was still the chicken and the egg question that was in the back of my mind. I don't feel this question is even necessary anymore, as I move ahead utilizing Microformats (and building applications to utilize them) in my development of websites. They don't take long to put in place as they go hand in hand with a solid HTML structure. So I guess the only question is: why wouldn't you use them?

This book was a great read, and will continue to be used as a great resource.
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Definitive Book 28. April 2007
Von Nathan Smith - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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First off - my apologies to the author, John Allsopp, for this review not being marked-up in the hReview format. That being said, I have definitely gleaned no small amount of ideas from his Microformats Book, and will be implementing them when I design future sites. What exactly are microformats? Think of them as small, semantic enhancements to existing markup. They also ease aggregation of data. According to the official site...

"Designed for humans first and machines second, microformats are a set of simple, open data formats built upon existing and widely adopted standards. Instead of throwing away what works today, microformats intend to solve simpler problems first by adapting to current behaviors and usage patterns (e.g. XHTML, blogging)."

Perhaps the easiest microformat to describe is the XFN format, which grew out of a 2004 discussion amongst Eric Meyer, Matt Mullenweg and Tantek Çelik in Austin, TX at SXSW Interactive. It basically involves using the underutilized rel attribute to indicate relationship between yourself and the owner of a page to which you are linking. Simple - right? Yes, and that's the point. Microformats are not some new language you have to master, simply using agreed upon uses of existing tags, attributes and CSS classes to build richer categorization of data. Another microformat, pioneered by Google, is that of rel-nofollow. "No follow" is a bit of a misnomer, because search engines will still crawl and index the link. However, they will not take that link into consideration when calculating the PageRank of the URL destination. A common use of rel-nofollow is linking to someone who has ripped off your work, in which case you want to call attention to, but not reward the misdeed.

Beyond the rel-* microformats, there are more robust types such as geo, which allows you to pinpoint locations via latitude and longitude. This can be seen on sites like Flickr, allowing users to specify exactly where photos were taken. It's plain to see that using microformats needn't be intimidating. It's simply using POSH patterns, as Jeremy Keith has described it. Rather than invent your own XML schema for every project, and having to go through the hassle of creating a new DTD, we use building blocks that are already available to us. I don't know about you, but I'd rather use microformats than re-invent the wheel, such as the 900+ line DTD for XHTML 1.0 Strict...

[...]

There are a variety of other microformats available, such as hCard, hCalendar, vote-links, rel-license and rel-tag. I am also keeping an eye on hResume (currently in draft status), for when I redesign my own site. The professional networking site LinkedIn already uses hResume extensively.

Microformats aren't just for start-ups. Even big dogs like Yahoo make use of them on sites such as Upcoming. The blog aggregating site Technorati also uses them - particularly the rel-tag microformat, allowing them to create tag clouds based on popular topics. Even Bill Gates is on board...

"We need microformats and to get people to agree on them. It is going to bootstrap exchanging data on the Web."

I think this is an exciting time to be working in the web. Now that the dust has settled over the browser wars, it is up to us to help build what should have been in the first place, the Semantic Web. While some of the details are still being worked out, such as debate around appropriate usage of the abbr tag (see hAccessibility), it's cool that we can be involved in this formative stage.

With all this fanfare around microformats, and the relative ease with which they can be deployed, the question is not "Do we need them," but rather "Do I know them?" We are not yet at the point where microformats are an expected skill-set for web developers, but that day is rapidly approaching. This, the first official book on microformats, would be a great way to start learning.
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A Strong Book with a Bit of Excess 26. Juni 2007
Von Brendan Mcguigan - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
Format: Taschenbuch
I thought this was a good book, that definitely gave a good overview of Microformats, and acts as a fairly good reference. I did, however, feel that it was substantially longer than it needed to be, covering a number of topics that I feel would be second-nature to most people who would be interested in this book. I didn't feel a need for fifty or so pages throughout that go over the fundamentals of standards-compliant xhtml, or little css tricks for layout and the like. It's not that I didn't feel these sections weren't well written -- just that I think most people who are looking for a book on Microformats are probably well past wanting a basic primer on xhtml/css methodologies. I would have preferred a 40 page book that just dug into the meat of Microformats.

My final assessment is that this is a good book -- John certainly knows his stuff -- but be prepared to have a fair amount of rehashing of simple concepts.
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A missed opportunity 16. Januar 2008
Von Franco Folini - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
Format: Taschenbuch
Microformats are a great idea with a not so great implementation (IMHO). This book tries to explain what microformats are and how to use them. But John Allsopp keep getting lost in all sort of marginal details without never going to the point. The book is missing: (1) a chapter with a clear syntax for the most common microformats, (2) a perspective view of the evolution of MF and their relevance for the web and the final users. John waste pages and pages explaining all sort of irrelevant details such as how to make a frame with rounded corners using CSS (BTW showing us a very obsolete technique) and similar off-topics. The impression is of an author working with the main concern of generating enough pages not to invalidate the contract with the publisher.
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Excellent Resource 4. Juni 2007
Von Walter Stoneburner - Veröffentlicht auf Amazon.com
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Few books actually give the why and reasoning behind various technologies. For instance, pick up that latest Java book and what do you find? Someone's simply dumped the API, but that does really tell you about how to use the information. Such things bug me.

Microformats doesn't bug me. Infact, I was happily surprised by it.

In a nutshell, in addition to using class information on an HTML tag as a means of using CSS for presentation, you can also use it for conveying information. Microformats are well thought out nested elements that provide human readable text, but machine processable content. The idea is fairly trivial, which is why it works so well.

Turns out there are all kinds of wonderful applications, and this book walks you through the problem that's being solved, shows why the solution is elegant, gives you plenty of examples, and then demonstrates how to not just create, but to detect and read Microformats.

As an added bonus, the book touches on all kinds of little developer tools, tricks, and browser extensions that just are plain usable.

In short, the book over delivers without being verbose.
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