Google, via its rich snippets, has reported that microformats has a 94% usage share (as compared with RDFa etc.). So how does the future look for microformats? In this session, we’ll look closely at real problems with implementing microformats in HTML5 and how this can be done, and whether there will be a continuing place for them. We’ll also look at emerging technologies and techniques, such as RelMeAuth and discuss advanced user techniques. As Microformats passes through it’s 5th birthday, we’ll discuss the highs and lows of the project.
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Get to know Emily Lewis a little better. Microformats master and author of ‘Microformats Made Simple’ will also be speaking at the In Control Conference in February.
Nach der Pause gibt es wieder Inhalte. Heute in der Sendung: Microformats, Design Redux von der Webseite des Weissen Hauses, Rockmusik und viel Wissenswertes.
In this podcast Karl Stolley discusses his article, "Using Microformats: Gateway to the Semantic Web," which appears in the September, 2009 issue of Transactions on Professional Communication. In the article Stolley explains and describes the use of several microformats, which make information marked up in HTML available for use in applications outside of traditional web browsers. Because microformats consist of minor additions to the HTML backbone of common webpages, they represent a simple but significant move toward what Tim Berners-Lee has called the “Semantic Web”—but without requiring the technical and practical shifts and time demands of a complete XML-based semantic web development approach.