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This page lists books which provide description and documentation of microformats.
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This page lists books which provide description and documentation of microformats, or non-trivial discussions thereof.  Most recent first, grouped by year.
  
* ''[http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0764597582 Hacking RSS and Atom]'' by Leslie M. Orchard
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* [[to-do]] add thumbnails of the book covers to improve presentation of this page.
** Wiley, ISBN 0-76459-758-2, 2005
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** The last chapter has a nice section on both publishing and consuming [[hcalendar|hCalendar]] events in either a feed or as part of a page.  Les has implemented various microformats (hCalendar entry form as a greasemonkey script, [[xoxo|XOXO]] dynamic editing).
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== 2011 ==
** You can find source code for the [[hcalendar|hCalendar]] scripts from my book [http://decafbad.com/trac/wiki/HackingRssAndAtom at my site]. Look for the files starting with <code>ch18</code>. Buy the book if you like it! [[User:LesOrchard|LesOrchard]] 20:11, 25 Mar 2006 (PST)
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* <cite>[http://asin.cc/1884995705 The Social Media Survival Guide: Strategies, Tactics, and Tools for Succeeding in the Social Web]</cite> - pp. 40, 43, 44, 358, 375, and in particular Appendix D. Preparing Your Content for the Semantic Web: pp.437-440 with sample markup for [[hreview-aggregate]] and [[hCard]].
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** blogged 2011-10-20: [http://www.socialmediapower.com/2011/10/20/social-media-resource-of-the-day-microformats/ Social Media Resource of the Day: Microformats] / "Microformats: Enables the information on the Web to be provided faster and simpler".
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== 2010 ==
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* <cite>HTML5 for Web Designers</cite> - [http://html5forwebdesigners.com/semantics/index.html Chapter 5: Semantics] - discussion of microformats and a powerful argument for a "limited vocabulary based on community consensus".
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* <cite>[http://tantek.com/html5 HTML5 Now]</cite> - includes use of hAtom with the HTML5 &lt;time> element
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== 2009 ==
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* <cite>[http://microformatsmadesimple.com/ Microformats Made Simple]</cite> by Emily Lewis. Available for [http://microformatsmadesimple.com/ Pre-order from Amazon].
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== 2008 ==
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* [http://www.amazon.de/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.de%2FMicroformats-jedermann-semantische-Entwicklung-vorantreiben%2Fdp%2F3836492210%3Fie%3DUTF8%26s%3Dbooks%26qid%3D1210271777%26sr%3D8-3&site-redirect=at&tag=blognopanicat-21&linkCode=ur2&camp=1638&creative=6742 "Microformats - Semantik für jedermann: Das semantische Web und wie Microformats die Entwicklung vorantreiben werden"] by [http://blog.no-panic.at/ Florian Beer] a german book about microformats, technical and historical background and references for the most important formats.
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* Japanese translation of Allsopp's ''Microformats: Empowering Your Markup for Web 2.0''; translated by Noriyo Asano, under the editorship of Kazuhito Kidachi
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** Mainichi Communications Inc., early 2008?
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** [http://iaspectrum.net/about.html Noriyo] has translated "Ambient Findability" and "Designing Interfaces"; [http://kidachi.kazuhi.to/ Kazuhito] is one of the well-known advocates of Web Standards and microformats in Japan.
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** Read their posts about the translation: [http://blog.iaspectrum.net/2007/09/microformats_d0f7.html#more Noriyo's] and [http://kidachi.kazuhi.to/blog/archives/002367.html Kazuhito's] (both in Japanese).
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== 2007 ==
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* ''[http://www.friendsofed.com/book.html?isbn=1590598148 Microformats: Empowering Your Markup for Web 2.0]'' by John Allsopp
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** Friends of Ed, ISBN 9781590598146, March 2007
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** Read [http://www.friendsofed.com/extras/1590598148/Appendices.pdf Allsopp's Appendix (PDF)].
  
* ''[http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0596009879 Web Design In A Nutshell, Third Edition]'' by Jennifer Niederst Robbins.  '''IMPORTANT: This applies to the THIRD EDITION only!'''
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== 2006 ==
** O'Reilly Media, ISBN 0-59600-987-9, 2006
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* ''[http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/neogeography/ Introduction to Neogeography]'' by Andrew Turner
** Provides an excellent modern standards based foundation for web design that is ideal for understanding microformats, and a whole introductory chapter on microformats as well.
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**O'Reilly, ISBN 9780596529956, December 2006
** See also [http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/wdnut3/ Web Design in a Nutshell, Third Edition] (on oreilly.com).
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** This is a PDF book, part of the O'Reilly Short Cuts series. Covers the ADR and GEO microformats.
  
 
* ''[http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/microformats/ Using Microformats]'' by Brian Suda
 
* ''[http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/microformats/ Using Microformats]'' by Brian Suda
**O'Reilly, ISBN 0-596-52817-5, 2006
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**O'Reilly, ISBN 9780596528218, 2006
 
** This is a PDF book, part of the O'Reilly Short Cuts series. It is a solid introduction to all the established microformats, the history, philosophy and a look at where microformats are headed.
 
** This is a PDF book, part of the O'Reilly Short Cuts series. It is a solid introduction to all the established microformats, the history, philosophy and a look at where microformats are headed.
  
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* ''[http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0596009879 Web Design In A Nutshell, Third Edition]'' by Jennifer Niederst Robbins.  '''IMPORTANT: This applies to the THIRD EDITION only!'''
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** O'Reilly Media, ISBN 9780596009878, 2006
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** Provides an excellent modern standards based foundation for web design that is ideal for understanding microformats, and a whole introductory chapter on microformats as well.
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** See also [http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/wdnut3/ Web Design in a Nutshell, Third Edition] (on oreilly.com).
  
*''HTML Mastery'' by Paul Haine
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*''[http://www.friendsofed.com/book.html?isbn=1590597656 HTML Mastery]'' by Paul Haine
**Friends of Ed, ISBN 1-59059-765-6, 2006
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**Friends of Ed, ISBN 9781590597651, 2006
 
**Chapter 5, <abbr title="pages">pp.</abbr> 117-154: ''Purpose Built Semantics: Microformats and Other Stories.''
 
**Chapter 5, <abbr title="pages">pp.</abbr> 117-154: ''Purpose Built Semantics: Microformats and Other Stories.''
  
* ''[http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/neogeography/ Introduction to Neogeography]'' by Andrew Turner
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== 2005 ==
**O'Reilly, ISBN 0-596-52995-3, December 2006
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* ''[http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0764597582 Hacking RSS and Atom]'' by Leslie M. Orchard
** This is a PDF book, part of the O'Reilly Short Cuts series. Covers the ADR and GEO microformats.
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** Wiley, ISBN 9780764597589, 2005
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** The last chapter has a nice section on both publishing and consuming [[hcalendar|hCalendar]] events in either a feed or as part of a page.  Les has implemented various microformats (hCalendar entry form as a greasemonkey script, [[xoxo|XOXO]] dynamic editing).
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** You can find source code for the [[hcalendar|hCalendar]] scripts from my book [http://decafbad.com/trac/wiki/HackingRssAndAtom at my site]. Look for the files starting with <code>ch18</code>. Buy the book if you like it! [[User:LesOrchard|LesOrchard]] 20:11, 25 Mar 2006 (PST)
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== Errata ==
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For errata in any of the following, if any, see '''<nowiki>http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Errata/[ISBN]</nowiki>''', where [ISBN] is the ISBN with no hyphens or spaces. (Perhaps this could be added to [[Special:Booksources]]?)
  
*"[http://www.friendsofed.com/book.html?isbn=1590598148 Microformats: Empowering Your Markup for Web 2.0]" by John Allsopp
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== related ==
** Friends of Ed, ISBN 1590598148
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* [[articles]]
** Read [http://www.friendsofed.com/extras/1590598148/Appendices.pdf the Appendix].
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* [[introduction]]

Latest revision as of 16:21, 18 July 2020


This page lists books which provide description and documentation of microformats, or non-trivial discussions thereof. Most recent first, grouped by year.

  • To Do add thumbnails of the book covers to improve presentation of this page.

2011

2010

  • HTML5 for Web Designers - Chapter 5: Semantics - discussion of microformats and a powerful argument for a "limited vocabulary based on community consensus".
  • HTML5 Now - includes use of hAtom with the HTML5 <time> element

2009

2008

2007

2006

  • Introduction to Neogeography by Andrew Turner
    • O'Reilly, ISBN 9780596529956, December 2006
    • This is a PDF book, part of the O'Reilly Short Cuts series. Covers the ADR and GEO microformats.
  • Using Microformats by Brian Suda
    • O'Reilly, ISBN 9780596528218, 2006
    • This is a PDF book, part of the O'Reilly Short Cuts series. It is a solid introduction to all the established microformats, the history, philosophy and a look at where microformats are headed.
  • Web Design In A Nutshell, Third Edition by Jennifer Niederst Robbins. IMPORTANT: This applies to the THIRD EDITION only!
    • O'Reilly Media, ISBN 9780596009878, 2006
    • Provides an excellent modern standards based foundation for web design that is ideal for understanding microformats, and a whole introductory chapter on microformats as well.
    • See also Web Design in a Nutshell, Third Edition (on oreilly.com).
  • HTML Mastery by Paul Haine
    • Friends of Ed, ISBN 9781590597651, 2006
    • Chapter 5, pp. 117-154: Purpose Built Semantics: Microformats and Other Stories.

2005

  • Hacking RSS and Atom by Leslie M. Orchard
    • Wiley, ISBN 9780764597589, 2005
    • The last chapter has a nice section on both publishing and consuming hCalendar events in either a feed or as part of a page. Les has implemented various microformats (hCalendar entry form as a greasemonkey script, XOXO dynamic editing).
    • You can find source code for the hCalendar scripts from my book at my site. Look for the files starting with ch18. Buy the book if you like it! LesOrchard 20:11, 25 Mar 2006 (PST)

Errata

For errata in any of the following, if any, see http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Errata/[ISBN], where [ISBN] is the ISBN with no hyphens or spaces. (Perhaps this could be added to Special:Booksources?)

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