SolidlyStated’s various hardware, software, and design updates have been sparse lately. I wanted to make sure all my reader’s know that I haven’t been slacking. I have been working on a web property for another LLC I am part of and getting that off the ground. Read all about it.

Welcome to another article on Building Better Web Pages. This article series comprehensively covers building an HTML document: easily learned, but rarely perfected.

Today’s article covers Unobtrusive JavaScript . While we await the day that content is properly separated from presentation and behavior, we will still no doubt come across many remnants of the old way of working with markup. One of these remnants is JavaScript events inline with HTML markup. This includes onsubmit, onclick, onmouseover, etc. The purpose of this article is to show you that, while technically allowed by the current HTML spec, inline JavaScript is a bad idea.