I have already given my account of the conference as a whole and thought I would write a bit more on some of the speakers and what I learnt from them. Continue reading
I had mixed emotions as the days got nearer to @media. I knew that I would enjoy each of the presentations and that I would come away knowing more than before, but because I am not much of a mingler I was worried that I would be sat on my own for the coffee breaks and that there would be empty seats around me during the presentations. How wrong could I be? Continue reading
Web Standards & Accessibility: June 9th-10th
The company I work for finally granted me permission to go to my first ever conference, with about 6 hours to spare for their ‘early-bird’ discount, and I really can’t wait.
It will be a chance to see the celebrities, of their genre, in the flesh instead of reading their words on a website. Everything that I’ve learnt about web standards, accessibility and css has been from reading various tutorials, web logs and reference pages from the web. I’ve longed to have some actual face-to-face education rather than the painstaking trial and error of learning from online examples. I realise it won’t be the class setting I want, but it’s a start. Continue reading