Topic: Bulletproof Web Design
Speakers: Dan Cederholm - http://www.simplebits.com
Date: Wednesday, May 10
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Where: MIT Stata Building AKA Building 32, on this map: http://whereis.mit.edu/map-jpg Room 32-124
Embrace the flexibility that's made possible with XHTML and CSS while creating compelling designs. Prepare your designs for worst-case scenarios, increased user control and readability for varying text sizes and amounts of content. Dan Cederholm will attempt to help you "let go of pixel precision", while explaining the importance of lean markup, flexible CSS and planning for the unknown.Dan Cederholm is a web designer and author living in Salem, Massachusetts. He's the founder of SimpleBits, a tiny web design studio.A recognized expert in the field of standards-based web design, Dan has worked with Google, Fast Company, Inc.com, ESPN, Blogger, Odeo, and others. With each new project comes an opportunity to minimize markup and embrace the flexibility of CSS.Dan is the author of two popular books: Bulletproof Web Design (New Riders,2005) and Web Standards Solutions (friends of ED/Apress, 2004). Dan also runs the popular weblog SimpleBits, where he writes articles and commentary on the web, technology and life.Dan enjoys sharing his simplistic approach to web design, while spreading the word on the standards-based markup and style techniques he's collected.He also plays in a competitive dodgeball league and occasionally wears a baseball cap.
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Added by Clampants on April 26, 2006