You may be thinking, why should I buy this new edition? To answer that, I thought I’d share with you the foreword to the book, written by Eric Miraglia. Eric is the engineering manager for the YUI team and is a large reason why I joined Yahoo! over two years ago. A big thanks to Eric for this fantastic foreword.
Around 2001 (with the release of Internet Explorer 6), improved browser implementations and improving practice in web development began to converge. The
We’ve been using it ever since. We thought so highly of the book that we talked Zakas into coming to Yahoo! to help shape the front end engineering community here.
As a result, his solutions go beyond being book-smart and include the kind of practical wisdom you can only get by living and breathing code on a daily basis.
Eric Miraglia, Ph.D.
Sr. Engineering Manager, Yahoo! User Interface Libarary (YUI)