Jeremy Keith (web developer)

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Jeremy Keith
Jeremy Keith in 2019.jpg
Keith in 2019
Born25 February[1]
Occupation(s)Web developer, writer, speaker, musician
Known forClear Left, dConstruct, DOM Scripting, HTML5 for Web Designers, HuffDuffer, Open Device Lab, Science Hack Day

Jeremy Keith is an Irish web developer,[2] writer, speaker, and musician. He authors a popular blog, and has written several books including DOM Scripting, a guide to web design with JavaScript and the Document Object Model. He curated the dConstruct conference,[3] and co-founded Clearleft in 2005 with Andy Budd and Richard Rutter.[4][5]

Books and articles[edit]

DOM Scripting[edit]

Keith's book DOM Scripting is a guide to enhancements to web pages using JavaScript and web standards. It assumes some preexisting knowledge of CSS. The first edition was published in 2005 (ISBN 1590595335). Chapter 5 is available online as well as in print.[6]

Bulletproof AJAX[edit]

Keith's book Bulletproof AJAX is a “step-by-step guide to enhancing Web sites with Ajax”.[7] It assumes some preexisting knowledge of JavaScript. The first edition was published in February 2007 (ISBN 0321472667). The introduction is available online as well as in print.[8]

HTML5 for Web Designers[edit]

Keith's book HTML5 for Web Designers is a guide for introducing web designers to HTML5.[9] The first edition was published in 2010 (ISBN 978-0-9844425-0-8). The book is available online as well as in print.[10]

Resilient Web Design[edit]

Resilient Web Design

Keith's book Resilient Web Design is a book about web design. The first edition was published in 2016,[11] the book is only available online,[12] it's a web book.[13]

Going Offline[edit]

Keith's book Going Offline is a guide to service workers. It was published on 24 April 2018 by A Book Apart.[14]

Public Speaking[edit]

Jeremy Keith gave opening or closing keynotes at web design[15] and web development[16][17][18] conferences, and is a frequent speaker at design and interaction conferences, most notably An Event Apart.[3]

Open source work[edit]

Jeremy Keith has contributed to a number of open source projects using GitHub:

Other work[edit]

Salter Cane[edit]

Keith plays bouzouki in the Brighton rock band Salter Cane.[24]


  1. ^ "Adactio: Journal—Happy birthday to me". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Jeremy Keith: The Spirit Of The Web". 30 November 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  3. ^ a b c "An Event Apart: Jeremy Keith Speaker Profile". Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Brighton, England: The San Francisco of Silicon Valley's dreams". Fortune. 1 November 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Net Awards 2015 Outstanding Contribution: Jeremy Keith". 2015. Archived from the original on 13 November 2018. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  6. ^ Jeremy Keith (2005). "DOM Scripting Chapter 5: Best Practices". Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Bulletproof Ajax by Jeremy Keith". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  8. ^ Jeremy Keith (2007). "Bulletproof AJAX: Introduction". Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  9. ^ "HTML5 For Web Designers by Jeremy Keith". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  10. ^ Jeremy Keith (2010). "HTML5 For Web Designers". Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  11. ^ "Resilient Web Design | CSS-Tricks". CSS-Tricks. 14 December 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  12. ^ Keith, Jeremy. "Resilient Web Design". Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  13. ^ "antoinentl/web-books-initiatives". GitHub. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  14. ^ "Going Offline". A Book Apart. Retrieved 18 April 2018..
  15. ^ "10 reasons to attend Generate London 2014 • Creative Bloq". Retrieved 29 October 2021. Our web design event takes place this Friday, with keynotes from Jeremy Keith and Dan Cederholm.
  16. ^ "View Source Berlin • Jeremy Keith". Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  17. ^ "DrupalCon Copenhagen: Keynote speakers". Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  18. ^ "The Building Blocks Of The Indie Web • Design 4 Drupal 2018, Boston". Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  19. ^ "You Can Now Listen Later With Stitcher's "Instapaper For Audio"". Fast Company. Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  20. ^ "Software developers keep outdated tech relevant thanks to Chattanooga's Open Device Lab | Times Free Press". Chattanooga Times Free Press. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  21. ^ "Jeremy Keith Resigns from AMP Advisory Committee: 'It Has Become Clear To Me that AMP Remains a Goog". Tech Investor News. Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  22. ^ "Jeremy Keith Resigns from AMP Advisory Committee: "It Has Become Clear to Me that AMP Remains a Google Product"". WordPress Tavern. Retrieved 29 October 2021.
  23. ^ "Adactio: About". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  24. ^ "Salter Cane". Retrieved 13 July 2016.

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