InterACT with Web Standards – Ch. 18
Chapter 18 of InterACT with Web Standards is about tables. The Try it yourself! section on page 332 calls for the readers to mark up their own data into a table, and apply some styling. Here’s how my table looks:
Coming up with the cupcake varieties and playing with html and css for tables is lots of fun, but most importantly I improved the contrast, and thus legibility, by carefully choosing my colors for background and text.