Years ago, HTML tables were the standard for laying out web pages. CSS and semantic thinking changed that, and today CSS frameworks make designing relatively easy.
But they can also generate a surprising number of superfluous elements.
The 960 Grid System encourages the addition of <div> elements and class attributes, especially on complicated pages. Is this really an improvement over nested tables?
Creating cleaner code means going beyond the framework and thinking about what it really represents.
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