News : October 2008
Does politics matter to web professionals?
Dumb question, right? Of course politics matters, to everybody. But just how do web designers and developers feel?
As we move towards the US election, Digital Web Magazine wants to know how important politics is to the average web professional. Does it make any difference to your job or business who is in the White House? How do your personal politics affect your day-to-day work? Do you feel more or less politically energized than Joe Six-Pack or Joe the Plumber? Send your brief (no more than 1 paragraph) responses to firstname.lastname@example.org before the end of Monday 3rd November, and look out for the article on the 4th/5th!
New Issue: Interview with Aarron Walter
This week, Digital Web’s erstwhile publisher/owner Nick Finck sat down for a chat with the Web Standard Project’s Aarron Walter. The interview covers his work on MailChimp, the benefits of a UI sense of humour, SEO, and Aarron’s work with WaSP’s on education and a web standards curriculum.
New Issue: Everything You Know about CSS is Wrong
Digital Web is happy to feature an excerpt from a forthcoming Sitepoint book making a splash, Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong, brought to us by co-author Rachel Andrew. Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong brings new attention back to tables, and reconsiders many aspects of CSS and markup.
New Issue: Aral Balkan on the conference
This week Digital Web features an interview (by our own Frances Berriman) with Aral Balkan, the organizer of the upcoming <head> Conference. Aral talks about the goals of <head>, social interactions and the challenges of virtual communication.
As part of their tenth birthday celebrations, Google has resurrected their 2001 index for a short while. Of course, Digital Web is on there — and via the magic of archive.org’s Wayback Machine, you can browse the site of yesteryear, featuring an introduction to the DOM by PPK.
A few of the other pages are available on archive.org too — were you in our classified listings way back then?