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[19 Mar 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Essential Skills for Web Developers in 2010

I interview a lot of candidates for the role of web developer. I thought I would take a minute to describe what I think this role means and the skills *I think* you need to be successful in today’s world. This is just my opinion, your results may vary.
Let’s get core skills out of the way; you need some exposure to the MVC, asp.net code-behind model only just doesn’t cut it. You should understand the rendering pipeline, how to manipulate the HTTP request and so forth. Basic stuff.
You …

Cool & Future Tech, Web Development »

[5 Feb 2007 | No Comment | ]

Some fun Web2.0 site-parody links
*) In response to SecondLife: Get A First Life [LINK]
*) This one lets you register, and that’s it! "Useless Account" [LINK] – There’s a message in there somewhere.
On to some jilted lover madness:
A Belgian woman (skydiver) sabotaged her friend’s parachute after discovering her boyfriend (also a skydiver) was engaged in an affair with the friend. All three dove out of a plane for their final dive together. Sure enough the lady’s parachute failed and she dropped 13,000 feet to her death. What’s worse …

Things I've Made, Web Experiments »

[3 Feb 2006 | No Comment | ]

I’m Important.
Since 9/11 and the decline of the economy, it became clear to me that I needed to do more than say “hey I’m an architect” and draw rectangles on a whiteboard to be relevant in today’s IT industry.
People like that are easily culled in the down-time and easily replaced.
5 years later, it dawned on me in a very Stuart Smalley way that “Gosh-darned it, I’m important!”. Not in a self-serving sense but in terms of the type of developer I represent.
Here’s concrete examples why:
a) I’m …

Things I've Made, Web Experiments »

[17 Apr 2005 | No Comment | ]

A very quick update: I’ve created the following six “Ajax Interactive Images” or whatever you’d like to call them. Still plenty more enhancements and tweaks. My next target I think will be flickr.

Some new pics of The Syd now that the weather’s warming up. Enjoy.