Elsewhere on the 'Net - Skillset
Skillset elsewhere on the 'Net.
Part of Professionalism.
29 July 2009
Chris Heilmann unveils an online book that explains how to be a developer evangelist. Tons of good advice here. Read it if you're eager to talk about the stuff you're doing and want to convince other developers to use it.
Blogging, Business, Conferences, Education, Professionalism, Public speaking, Skillset
6 November 2007
Derek Powazek gives advice to budding web developers. Just make websites! Don't worry about degrees; even work experience matters little.
Rachel Andrew asks what people expect from an advanced CSS course (or book). I'd like to know the same.
1 August 2007
Spurred on by my Guild post the WSG seems to have taken a stab at defining a front-end programmer. The mail thread contains a few interesting thoughts.
24 May 2007
Chris continues to discuss professionalism; not the coding side, but the "soft" side.
6 May 2007
Me: How do I add a style sheet to my HTML document?
Him: Simple. You click on 'Insert' on the menu bar, and click on "Style sheet".
It would be very funny if it weren't so sad.
2 May 2007
Chris on professionalism among web developers; not about the standards this time, but about how you should approach working in a company.
11 April 2007
Roger gets annoyed at people who offer silly excuses for not following web standards, and offers a veru useful overview of the excuses themselves. Now we have to write rebuttals of every excuse.
8 March 2007
I've learnt one other trick for distinguishing newbies and pros: ask them the difference between
self. Usually people who just claim to be excellent scripters don't know the answer, while real pros do.
8 February 2007
One of the better descriptions of "web developer" I've read.
[...] e-commerce developers wrote web applications in Java. HTML was just beneath them, and it was a task well suited for the most junior member of the team.
This is one of the largest problems in building web sites with a strong server side component.
Web development isn't one skill, its an aggregation of many skills and knowledge - almost anything used in the context of the web counts as a web development skill.
25 July 2006
A first stab at defining professional web designers/developers. To be continued (I hope).