Nathan Smith, himself no slouch when it comes to things webby, is recommending a new book by Paul Haine entitled HTML Mastery. If the title and premise are anything to go by this, as Nathan rightly says should be required reading for everyone involved in building websites.
You see, it all comes down to the quality of your foundations. Whether you’re talking about architecture, drumming, or pretty much anything else, getting the basics right and keeping them right is fundamental to your success. When developing websites the basics is the HTML your pages are made up of. get that right and you’ve got a great foundation from which to build. get it wrong and you’ll come unstuck sooner or later.