The Awesome Power of Microformats

Kevin Lawver

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What Are Microformats?

Microformats are a set of simple, open data formats built upon existing and widely adopted standards.

No, Really...

The Microformat Principles

Why Microformats?

How Microformats Can Help You

The Basics

An Example

Case Study: AIM Pages

Step One: Define the Problem

Step Two: Find Prior Art

Step Two: Draft, Refine, Redraft

Microformats as API

Microformats in Action: Tails

Microformats in Action: AIM Pages

Microformats In The Wild

Q et A