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[Photo] Aaron  Gustafson
Aaron Gustafson
Aaron Gustafson founded his own web consultancy (after getting hooked on the Web in 1996 and spending several years pushing pixels and bits for the likes of IBM and Konica Minolta): Easy! Designs LLC. He is a member of the Web Standards Project (WaSP) and the Gu...
[Photo] Aarron  Walter
Aarron Walter
Since 1999 Aarron Walter has been building websites professionally and teaching courses in interactive art and design at colleges and universities including Temple University, The University of Georgia, and The Art Institute of Atlanta-one of th...
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Alec Cove
Alec Cove has more than 10 years of software engineering and Web development experience. Before starting his own consulting practice, Alec was senior software architect at kpe in New York City, where he designed enterprise software and Web services for Fortune 1...
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Andi Gutmans
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Andreas Schwarz
[Photo] Andrew B King
Andrew B King
Andrew B. King is the founder of WebReference.com and JavaScript.com, both award-winning developer sites from internet.com. Created in 1995 and subsequently acquired by Mecklermedia (now Jupitermedia) in 1997, WebReference has grown into one of the most popular ...
[Photo] Andrew  Kirkpatrick
Andrew Kirkpatrick
Andrew Kirkpatrick serves as the cross-product Accessibility engineer for Adobe Systems. Prior to joining Adobe, Andrew was Principal Accessibility Engineer at Macromedia, and Director of Technology at the National Center for Accessible Media (NCAM) at WGBH in B...
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Andrew Krespanis
Andrew Krespanis moved to web development after tiring of the instant noodles that form the diet of the struggling musician. When he's not diving headfirst into new web technologies, he's tending his bonsai, playing jazz guitar, and occasionally posting to his p...
[Photo] Andy  Budd
Andy Budd
Andy Budd is an interaction designer and web standards developer from Brighton, England. As the user experience lead at Clearleft (clearleft.com), Andy spends his time helping clients improve their customers online experience. Andy is a regular speaker at int...
[Photo] Andy  Clarke
Andy Clarke
Andy Clarke has been called a lot of things since he started working on the web (stuffandnonsense.co.uk ) ten years ago. His ego likes words like ambassador for CSS, industry prophet and inspiring, but actually he is most proud that Jeffrey Zeldman once called ...
[Photo] Andy  Hunt
Andy Hunt
Andy Hunt is an avid musician and woodworker, but curiously, he is more in demand as a speaker and consultant. He has worked in telecommunications, banking, financial services and utilities, as well as more exotic fields such as medical imaging, graphic arts, an...
[Photo] Andy  Rutledge
Andy Rutledge
Andy Rutledge is a designer and composer from Texas. His design passions include web design, information architecture, web standards, usability, and professionalism-related issues in the design community, and he writes about these topics on his personal site. An...
[Photo] Ashish  Bansal
Ashish Bansal
Ashish Bansal, a Senior Manager of Technology at Sapient (www.sapient.com), has more than eight years of experience in the IT world. He has been coding for more than 15 years (counting the games he wrote for his ZX Spectrum 128K). He has extensive experience in ...
[Photo] Aurelius  Prochazka
Aurelius Prochazka
Aurelius Prochazka is a pioneer of interactive, user-driven websites and has founded several companies including both Creative Internet Design, Inc., and ArsDigita Corporation. After working extensively with many operating systems and web frameworks, he happily ...
[Photo] Avinash  Kaushik
Avinash Kaushik
Avinash Kaushik is the author of the highly rated blog on web research and analytics called Occam's Razor (http://www.kaushik.net/avinash/). His professional career has been focused on decision support systems at Fortune 500 companies such as Silicon Graphics, D...
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Bob Kaehms
Bob Kaehms has spent most of his professional career working with computers. After a prolonged youth that he stretched into his late 20s as a professional scuba diver, ski patroller, and lifeguard, he went to work as a scientific programmer for Lockheed Missiles...
[Photo] Bob  Regan
Bob Regan
Bob Regan is a solutions architect for vertical markets at Adobe Systems, Inc. In that role, he serves as the technical lead for the education, government, financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, and life science markets. It is his responsibility ...
[Photo] Brandon  Schauer
Brandon Schauer
Brandon Schauer is an experience design director for Adaptive Path. He speaks, writes, trains, and practices experience design as a differentiator for business strategy. Professional Background Brandon's passion for finding and understanding the unmet needs ...
[Photo] Brian  Suda
Brian Suda
Brian Suda is an informatician currently residing in Reykjavik, Iceland. He has spent a good portion of each day connected to the Internet after discovering it back in 1996. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Saint Louis University and a master'...
[Photo] Brian  Warren
Brian Warren
Brian Warren has been designing for the Web for over ten years. He is living his dream, running his own web design firm, Be Good Not Bad, in Denver, Colorado. Brian also cofounded Method Arts, a creative consortium of freelance web designers. He has a passion fo...
[Photo] Bruce  Lawson
Bruce Lawson
Bruce Lawson dreamed up Constructing Accessible Web Sites, the forerunner of this book. Previously, he worked as an actor and theater director, and a programmer with AT&T, before becoming a singer, guitarist, and tarot card reader in Istanbul, a volunteer ph...
[Photo] Cameron  Adams
Cameron Adams
Cameron Adams has one degree in law and another in science. Naturally, he chose a career in web development. When pressed, he labels himself a "web technologist," because he likes to have a hand in graphic design, JavaScript, CSS, Perl (yes, Perl), and anything ...
[Photo] Cameron  Moll
Cameron Moll
Co-author of CSS Mastery and author of Mobile web Design, Cameron Moll creates meaningful web interfaces that harmonize utility and presentation. His work or advice has been featured by Forrester Research, Communication Arts, National Public Radio (NPR), HOW Mag...
[Photo] Chad  Fowler
Chad Fowler
Chad Fowler has been a software developer and manager for some of the world's largest corporations. He recently lived and worked in India, setting up and leading an offshore software development center. He is co-founder of Ruby Central, Inc., a non-profit corpor...
[Photo] Chris  Shiflett
Chris Shiflett
Chris Shiflett is the Chief Technology Officer of OmniTI, where he leads the web application security practice and guides web development initiatives. Chris is a thought leader in the PHP and web application security communities—a widely-read blogger at shiflet...
[Photo] Christian  Heilmann
Christian Heilmann
Christian Heilmanngrew up in Germany and, after a year working with people with disabilities for the Red Cross, spent a year as a radio producer. From 1997 onwards, he worked for several agencies in Munich as a web developer. In 2000, he moved to the U.S. to wor...
[Photo] Cody  Lindley
Cody Lindley
Cody is a web producer for a technology company located in Boise, Idaho. When he is not working with client side technologies, Flash or interaction design, he spends time with his wife and son, enjoying a simple lifestyle in the Northwest. Cody has a passion for...
[Photo] Craig  Cook
Craig Cook
Craig Cook has been designing and building websites since 1998, though he still silently harbors the aspiration to draw comic books. His background is in traditional graphic design, and he has a degree in commercial graphics from Pittsburg State University (Kans...
[Photo] Cristian  Darie
Cristian Darie
Cristian Darie is a software engineer with experience in a wide range of modern technologies, and the author of numerous books and tutorials on AJAX, ASP.NET, PHP, SQL, and related areas. Cristian currently lives in Bucharest, Romania, studying distributed appli...
[Photo] Cynthia D.  Waddell
Cynthia D. Waddell
Cynthia D. Waddell is the Executive Director of the International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet (IDCRI). She provides leadership and project oversight in carrying out ICDRI's mission to increase opportunities for people with disabilities by ide...
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Daniel M. Brown
Dan Brown started writing about deliverables and documentation after presenting a poster on wireframes at the IA Summit. His work on the web started in 1994 and he discovered information architecture in 1997. Since then, Dan has consulted on projects for both fe...
[Photo] Dan  Cederholm
Dan Cederholm
Dan Cederholm is an award-winning Web designer and author living in Salem, Massachusetts. As founder of SimpleBits, a design and development consulting firm, Dan brings years of experience in designing and building sites with Web standards. A recognized expert i...
[Photo] Dan  Rubin
Dan Rubin
Dan Rubin is a highly accomplished user interface designer and usability consultant, with over ten years of experience as a leader in the fields of web standards and usability, specifically focusing on the use of (X)HTML and CSS to streamline development and inc...
[Photo] Dan  Saffer
Dan Saffer
Although he wouldn't hear the term "interaction design" for another decade and a half, Dan Saffer did his first interaction design work in 1985 at the age of 15 when he designed and ran a dial-up game on his Apple IIe, a 2600-baud modem, two floppy drives, and a...
[Photo] Dan  Webb
Dan Webb
Dan Webb is a freelance web application developer who has most recently been working with Vivabit, where he is developing Evenet Wax, a web-based event management system. He also recently coauthored the Unobtrusive JavaScript Plugin for Rails and the Low Pro ext...
[Photo] Dave  Shea
Dave Shea
Dave Shea is the creator and cultivator of the highly influential CSS Zen Garden website (www.csszengarden.com). AS well as being a member of the Web Standards Project, Dave is the owner and director of Bright Creative, and he writes about all things Web for his...
[Photo] Dave  Thomas
Dave Thomas
Dave Thomas likes to fly single-engine airplanes and pays for his habit by finding elegant solutions to difficult problems, consulting in areas as diverse as aerospace, banking, financial services, telecommunications, travel and transport, and the Internet. Befo...
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David Flanagan
David Flanagan is a computer programmer who spends most of his time writing about JavaScript and Java. His books with O'Reilly include Java in a Nutshell, Java Examples in a Nutshell, Java Foundation Classes in a Nutshell, JavaScript: The Definitive Guide, and J...
[Photo] David Heinemeier Hansson
David Heinemeier Hansson
David was born in 1979 in Copenhagen, Denmark. After he graduated from Copenhagen Business School in 2005, he moved to Chicago, USA. He is a partner in 37signals. The company behind Basecamp, Highrise, Backpack, Writeboard, and Ta-da List. They run a ...
[Photo] David  Johnson
David Johnson
David Johnson is one of those evil .NET developers from Melbourne, Australia. He is the senior developer at Lemonade, http://www.lemonade.com.au, and his role includes C# programming, database design using SQL Server, and front-end development using XHTML and CS...
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David Lane
David Lane works as a software engineer and IT manager with the Multimedia Database Systems group at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. In that group he has helped develop and commercialize the Structured Information Manager, a large scale SGML/XML documen...
[Photo] David  Schultz
David Schultz
David Schultz is an IT team leader for a major national retailer. He has more than 15 years of IT experience in various positions using several different platforms and computer languages. He has a bachelor of science degree in management information systems from...
[Photo] David  Verba
David Verba
David Verba served as the director of technology for Adaptive Path and is one of the co-authors of Subject to Change: Creating Great Products & Services for an Uncertain World. His many years of technical leadership and architecture experience cover a broad rang...
[Photo] Derek  Featherstone
Derek Featherstone
When I was 12 years old I decided that I wanted to be a teacher. When I was 18 years old I decided that I wanted to be a high school biology and chemistry teacher. When I was 23 years old I accepted my first full-time teaching job as a high school biology and ch...
[Photo] Douglas  Crockford
Douglas Crockford
Douglas Crockford is a Senior JavaScript Architect at Yahoo!, well known for introducing and maintaining the JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) format. He's a regular speaker at conferences on advanced JavaScript topics, and serves on the ECMAScript committee.
[Photo] Douglas  van Duyne
Douglas van Duyne
Douglas van Duyne is president, chief executive officer, and cofounder of NetRaker Corporation, a leading provider of customer experience management solutions. He is also founder and principal of Dune Design Group, a strategic digital product design and consulti...
[Photo] Drew  McLellan
Drew McLellan
Drew McLellan is a web application developer and author from just west of London, UK. He spends his days heading up web development for a successful creative agency and his nights writing and editing technical books. He maintains a personal web site on the topic...
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Ed Lecky-Thompson
Ed Lecky-Thompson is the founder of Ashridge New Media, a professional new media technology consultancy based just outside London, England. Not content with the daily thrill of tax forms and payroll, he still gets involved at a hands-on level with all the compan...
[Photo] Eric  Meyer
Eric Meyer
Eric A. Meyer has been working with the Web since late 1993 and is an internationally recognized expert on the subjects of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). He is the principal consultant for Complex Spiral Consulting and lives in Cleveland, Ohio, which is...
[Photo] Erin  Kissane
Erin Kissane
Erin Kissane is a content strategist and editor based in New York City and Portland, Oregon. She currently leads projects for content strategy consultancy Brain Traffic, and was formerly editor of A List Apart magazine, editorial director of Happy Cog Studios, a...
[Photo] Ethan  Marcotte
Ethan Marcotte
Ethan Marcotte is a respected standards authority who hails from Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is a senior designer at Airbag Industries, a design consultancy that has enjoyed working with such clients as the Sundance Film Festival, New York Magazine, and the Wor...
[Photo] Gez  Lemon
Gez Lemon
Gez Lemon works as an accessibility consultant for The Paciello Group. A keen accessibility advocate, Gez participates in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group and is a member of the Web Standards Project's Accessibility Task Force. In his spare...
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Hal Fulton
Hal Fulton has two degrees in computer science from the University of Mississippi. He taught computer science for four years at the community college level before moving to Austin, Texas, for a series of contracts (mainly at IBM Austin). He has worked for more t...
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Heow Eide-Goodman
Heow Eide-Goodman is a member of NYPHP and LispNYC who uses PHP in his day job to do Web sites, services, and back-office transformations among SQL Server, Interbase/Firebird, and MySQL.
[Photo] Hoa  Loranger
Hoa Loranger
Hoa Loranger is a user experience specialist at Nielsen Norman Group and heads the group's San Diego office. She consults with many prominent companies in the entertainment, finance, technology, e-commerce, intranet, and other industries. She has worked with cli...
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Hugh E. Williams
Hugh E. Williams is a senior lecturer in the School of Computer Science and IT at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, where he has taught for seven years. He currently teaches in two areas - database technology and web technology - and is the coordinator of...
[Photo] Ian  Lloyd
Ian Lloyd
Ian Lloyd runs Accessify.com, a site dedicated to promoting web accessibility and providing tools for web developers. His personal site, Blog Standard Stuff, ironically, has nothing to do with standards for blogs (it's a play on words), although there is an occa...
[Photo] Jaimie  Sirovich
Jaimie Sirovich
Jaimie Sirovich is a search engine marketing consultant. He works with his clients to build them powerful online presences. Officially Jaimie is a computer programmer, but he claims to enjoy marketing much more. He graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology ...
[Photo] Jakob  Nielsen
Jakob Nielsen
Jakob Nielsen, Ph.D., is a principal of Nielsen Norman Group. He is the founder of the discount usability engineering movement, which emphasizes fast and efficient methods for improving the quality of user interfaces. Nielsen, noted as the world's leading exper...
[Photo] James Duncan Davidson
James Duncan Davidson
James Duncan Davidson is a photographer, author, and software developer based in Portland, Oregon. Long a fan of the Renaissance Man approach to life, he has pursued, and excelled in, a variety of endeavors. Throwing himself head-first into whatever he's doing, ...
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James Felici
James Felici has worked in the publishing industray - in both editorial and production - for over 30 years. A veteran journalist and former managing editor of Publish magazine, he has set type by hand as well as on systems from IBM, Linotype, and others. His boo...
[Photo] James  Landay
James Landay
James Landay is a professor of computer science at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also the chief technology officer and cofounder of NetRaker. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from Berkeley in 1990 and his M.S....
[Photo] Jared  Christensen
Jared Christensen
Jared Christensen is a user experience designer and proprietor of http://jaredigital.com. He has been drawing and designing since the day he could hold a crayon; he enjoys elegant code, walks in the park, and a well-made sandwich.
[Photo] Jason  Beaird
Jason Beaird
"Jason the Designer Man," as one of his coworkers once called him, dual-majored in graphic design and digital media at the University of Central Florida. When he's not working on web sites, he enjoys disassembling electronics and using them in his artwork. Jaso...
[Photo] Jason Cranford Teague
Jason Cranford Teague
Jason Cranford Teague is an Internet Strategist and Instructor who wants to help people use technology to create a better world. He has over 15 years of experience in the online world, starting in 1994 when he designed the first Web based magazine, “Comput...
[Photo] Jason  Fried
Jason Fried
Jason Fried is the director of 37signals, a Chicago based company committed to building the best web-based software products possible with the least number of features necessary. Jason and 37signals are well known for their suite of web apps, including Basecamp...
[Photo] Jason  Hong
Jason Hong
Jason Hong is a researcher at the University of California at Berkeley, specializing in human-computer interaction. Jason received his B.S. in both computer science and discrete mathematics from Georgia Tech. Jason has worked at IBM Research, Fuji Xerox Palo Alt...
[Photo] Jeff  Croft
Jeff Croft
Jeff created his first web site in 1994 and has been working full-time in the web industry since 1995. In the 90s, he worked for three different Internet Service Providers, doing web design and development for their online presences. In the early 2000s, he began...
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Jeffrey E. F. Friedl
Jeffrey E. F. Friedl was raised in the countryside of Rootstown, Ohio, and had aspirations of being an astronomer until one day noticing a TRS-80 Model I sitting unused in the corner of the chem lab (bristling with a full 16K of RAM, no less). He eventually bega...
[Photo] Jeffrey  Veen
Jeffrey Veen
Jeffrey is an internationally sought-after speaker, author, and user experience consultant. As a consultant, Jeffrey has been involved in designing the leading blog and social media applications on the web, including Blogger, TypePad, Flickr, and more. Previousl...
[Photo] Jeffrey  Zeldman
Jeffrey Zeldman
One of the first web designers, Zeldman has had a pronounced impact on the medium and the profession. In 1995, the former art director and copywriter launched one of the first personal sites and began publishing widely-read tutorials on methods and principles of...
[Photo] Jenifer  Tidwell
Jenifer Tidwell
Jenifer Tidwell is an interaction designer and software developer for The MathWorks, makers of technical computing software. She specializes in the design and construction of data analysis and visualization tools, and has been working on new designs for the data...
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Jennifer Niederst Robbins
Jennifer Niederst Robbins was one of the first designers for the Web. As the designer of O'Reilly's Global Network Navigator (GNN), the first commercial web site, she has been designing for the Web since 1993. Since then, she has worked as the creative director ...
[Photo] Jeremy  Keith
Jeremy Keith
Jeremy Keith is a web developer living and working in Brighton, England. Working with the web consultancy firm Clearleft (www.clearleft.com), Jeremy enjoys building accessible, elegant websites using the troika of web standards: XHTML, CSS, and the DOM. His onli...
[Photo] Jim  Sterne
Jim Sterne
Jim Sterne is an international speaker on electronic marketing and consumer interaction. A consultant to Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurs, Sterne focuses his 25 years of experience in sales and marketing on measuring the value of the Internet as a medium ...
[Photo] Jim  Thatcher
Jim Thatcher
Jim Thatcher received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1963, one of the first PhDs in Computer Science. Together with his thesis advisor, Dr. Jesse Wright, Jim then joined the Mathematical Sciences Department, IBM Research, in Yorktown Heights, New Yor...
[Photo] Jina  Bolton
Jina Bolton
Jina Bolton is an interactive designer and artist, working and residing in Silicon Valley. She co-authored The Art & Science of CSS (SitePoint Books) and currently works as a web interface developer at Apple. Jina has consulted for various agencies and organ...
[Photo] John F. Allsopp
John F. Allsopp
John Allsopp (www.johnfallsopp.com) is a software developer and long-standing web development speaker, writer, evangelist, and self-proclaimed expert. Since 1993 he has been working with and developing for the Web. He is the head developer of the leading cross p...
[Photo] John  Resig
John Resig
John Resig is a JavaScript Evangelist for the Mozilla Corporation and the author of the book Pro JavaScript Techniques. He's also the creator and lead developer of the jQuery JavaScript library. Currently, John is located in Boston, MA. He's hard at work on hi...
[Photo] Jonathan  Snook
Jonathan Snook
Jonathan Snook is currently a freelance web developer based in Ottawa, Canada. A Renaissance man of the Web, he has programmed in a variety of languages, both server-side and client-side. He also does web site and web application design. Jonathan worked for more...
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Jon Hicks
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Jon Stephens
Jon Stephens got his start in the IT and technical writing fields in the mid-1990s by teaching computers how to operate radio stations (and then teaching humans how to operate the computers). He's been working with the Web and Open Source technologies since 1996...
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Justin Gehtland
[Photo] Justin  Williams
Justin Williams
Justin Williams is a software developer in Evansville, IN. He is the owner of Second Gear (www.secondgearllc.com), a web and desktop application development firm, and was lead developer of the Porchlight issue-tracking system for small development teams. He grad...
[Photo] Kevin  Potts
Kevin Potts
Kevin Potts has been working on the Web since the mid-1990s, having started his career designing his first employer's website with Netscape and Notepad. He has spent the bulk of his design career working as a print designer and web developer, and is now the crea...
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Kevin Rutherford
Kevin Rutherford is an independent agile and TDD coach based in the UK. He has worked in software development for more than twenty–five years, and since 1997 has been coaching organizations to become highly responsive service providers. He founded the UK&#...
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Kevin Tatroe
Kevin Tatroe has been a Macintosh and Unix programmer for 10 years. Being lazy, he's attracted to languages and frameworks that do much of the work for you, such as the AppleScript, Perl, and PHP languages and the WebObjects and Cocoa programming environments. ...
[Photo] Kevin  Yank
Kevin Yank
As Technical Director for SitePoint, Kevin Yank oversees all of tis technical publications - books, articles, newsletters and blogs. He has written over 50 articles for SitePoint on technologies including PHP, XML, ASP.NET, Java, JavaScript and CSS, but is perha...
[Photo] Kristina  Halvorson
Kristina Halvorson
CEO of Brain Traffic, author of Content Strategy for the Web, host of Content Talks podcast (5by5 Studios), and founder of Confab: The Content Strategy Conference.
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Leon Breedt
[Photo] Lou  Rosenfeld
Lou Rosenfeld
Considered one of the founders of the field, Lou Rosenfeld works as an independent information architecture consultant, helping such clients as Accenture, Caterpillar, the CDC, Ford, Microsoft, and the NCAA develop information architecture strategies and in-hous...
[Photo] Mark  Boulton
Mark Boulton
Mark Boulton is a typographic designer from Cardiff, UK. He has worked as an art director for design agencies in Sydney, London, and Manchester, serving clients such as the BBC, T-Mobile, and British Airways. For four years, Mark worked as a senior designer for ...
[Photo] Mark Norman Francis
Mark Norman Francis
Mark Norman Francis is a Londoner, born and bred. He spent many years doing various IT jobs for City University, including working on the support desk and systems administration. After tiring of the relaxed environment and long holidays, he entered the real worl...
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Mark Urban
The honorable Mark Urban is Chairman of the North Carolina Governor's Advocacy Council for Persons with Disabilities. He is a member and pas Chair of the Board of Directors for the INternational Center for Disability Resources on the Internet (www.icdri.org), an...
[Photo] Martin  Brampton
Martin Brampton
Martin Brampton is now primarily a software developer and writer, but he started out studying mathematics at Cambridge University. He then spent a number of years helping to create the so-called legacy, which remained in use far longer than he ever expected. He ...
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Mary Fredborg
Mary Fredborg is a member of the Textpattern development team (http://team.textpattern.com). For more than ten years she's been involved in various aspects of web development and remains keenly interested in learning new methods and technologies, as well as refi...
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Matthew Linderman
[Photo] Michael  Bowers
Michael Bowers
Michael Bowers has been writing software professionally for 18 years. He taught himself to program when he was 14 and hasn't stopped since. He has been the lead software developer, architect, and modeler for many projects ranging from web sites to applications ...
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Michael R. Burks
Michael R. Burks currently serves as Section 508 Analyst working on the accessibility of electronic and information technology. He is also the Webmaster and Public Information Officer of the International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet (www.icdr...
[Photo] Michael  Hartl
Michael Hartl
Michael Hartl is a programmer and entrepreneur. Before discovering Rails, he used Zope/Pything in a startup he cofounded to produce fantasy sports websites, including BracketManager, at the time the number one independent NCAA Basketball Tournament website. Prev...
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Michael Trent
Michael Trent has been programming in Objective-C since 1997 - and programming Macs since well before that. He is a regular contributor of Steve Frank's www.cocoadev.com Web site, a technical reviewer for numerous books and magazine articles, and an occasional d...
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Mike Clark
[Photo] Molly E. Holzschlag
Molly E. Holzschlag
Molly E. Holzschlag is a well-known Web standards advocate, instructor, and author. Molly is an invited expert to the Internationalization GEO and HTML working groups at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and is the former Group Lead and member of the Web Stand...
[Photo] Nathan  Smith
Nathan Smith
Nathan Smith is a goofy guy who has been building websites since late last century. He enjoys hand coding HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. When not elbow deep in code, he dabbles in design and information architecture. A proponent of open source, he co-wrote Textpatte...
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Nigel McFarlane
Nigel McFarlane is the Mozilla community's regular and irregular technical commentator. He is the author of Firefox Hacks (O'Reilly Media) and Rapid Application Development with Mozilla (Prentice Hall PTR). When not working for SitePoint, Nigel writes for a numb...
[Photo] Obie  Fernandez
Obie Fernandez
Obie Fernandez is a recognized tech industry leader and independent consultant. He has been hacking computers since he got his first Commodore VIC-20 in the eighties, and found himself in the right place and time as a programmer on some of the first Java enterpr...
[Photo] Patrick H.  Lauke
Patrick H. Lauke
Patrick H. Lauke currently works as Web Editor for the University of Salford (www.salford.co.uk), where he heads a small, central web team, which provides development, training, and advice to departmental web authors across the institution. In 2003, he implement...
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Paul Haine
Clawing his way from deepest, darkest Somerset upon his coming of age, Paul Haine found himself ironically trapped for a further six years on the opposite side of the country in the deepest, darkest Kent, learning about web standards during the spare weeks betwe...
[Photo] Peter  Merholz
Peter Merholz
Peter Merholz is a founding partner, board member, and president of Adaptive Path. For more than seven years, Peter has been instrumental in developing Adaptive Path's ability to provide world-class consulting, training, and public events. Professional Backgr...
[Photo] Peter  Morville
Peter Morville
Peter Morville is president of Semantic Studios, an information architecture and findability consultancy. For over a decade, he has advised such clients as AT&T, IBM, Microsoft, Harvard Business School, Internet2, Procter & Gamble, Vanguard, and Yahoo!. ...
[Photo] Peter-Paul  Koch
Peter-Paul Koch
Peter-Paul Koch is an internationally recognized JavaScript expert whose Web site, www.quirksmode.org, is an essential resource for all JavaScript programmers, whether beginners or pros. He is a member of the Web Standards Project DOM Scripting Task Force and is...
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Rasmus Lerdorf
Rasmus Lerdorf was born in Godhavn/Qeqertarsuaq on Disco Island, off the coast of Greenland, in 1968. He has been dabbling with Unix-based solutions since 1985. He is known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995, and he can be blamed for the AN...
[Photo] Richard  Rutter
Richard Rutter
Richard Rutter is cofounder and production director of Clearleft (http://clearleft.com), a web design consultancy based in Brighton, UK. Richard has been designing and building web sites for over ten years, and is a practitioner and evangelist of the web standar...
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Ric McGredy
Ric McGredy founded Media Net Link, Inc. in 1994, after long stints at Bank of America, Apple Computer, and Sun Microsystems, to pursue excellence in customer focused web-service construction and deployment. While he has been known to crank out a line or two of ...
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Robert Bringhurst
Robert Bringhurst is one of North America's most highly regarded typographers and book designers, as well as one of Canada's finest poets. He has taught literature, art history and typographic history at several universities and help major fellowships from the C...
[Photo] Robert  Hoekman, Jr.
Robert Hoekman, Jr.
Robert Hoekman, Jr., is the founder of Miskeeto, a product development and web design consultancy focused on socially-conscious projects that improve the world. He's a passionate and outspoken interaction designer, writer, and user-experience evangelist w...
[Photo] Robert  Sable
Robert Sable
Robert Sable has more than ten years of experience designing and developing web-based applications for small businesses up to Fortune 50 companies. Rob recognized the power and flexibility of Textpattern from its early gamma releases. He has published more than ...
[Photo] Rob  Weychert
Rob Weychert
Rob Weychert is a graphic designer, artist, writer, and thinker known for his neurotically meticulous attention to detail. Since the late 1990s, Rob has provided print and interactive graphic design solutions to clients in such disparate industries as entertainm...
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Roger Black
Roger Black is an editorial design consultant. Over the past 30 years, he has worked on teams at Rolling Stone, New York, Newsweek, Esquire, Los Angeles Times, MSNBC.com, and Discovery.com. Recently he advised redesigns for Poz.com and Nintendo Power magazine.
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Russ Olsen
Russ Olsen has been building software for more than twenty-five years. He has led projects through several generations of programming technologies, from FORTRAN to C to C++ to Java, and now Ruby. He has been using and teaching Ruby since 2002. Olsen writes the p...
[Photo] Ryan J. Bonnell
Ryan J. Bonnell
From the first two lines of code he wrote in 1984 on a 64K Apple computer, Ryan J. Bonnell discovered his one true love - and it's been a passionate affair ever since. A self-starter and problem solver, Ryan's been working with the Web since the early 1990s and...
[Photo] Seth  Godin
Seth Godin
SETH GODIN is a bestselling author, entrepreneur and agent of change. Godin is author of ten books that have been bestsellers around the world. His most recent titles include The Dip and Meatball Sundae. Free Prize Inside was published in early May, 2004 and ...
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Sham Bhangal
Sham Bhangal originally started out as an engineer, specializing in industrial computer based display and control systems. His spare time was partly taken up by freelance web design, something that slowly took up more and more of his time until the engineering h...
[Photo] Shawn Lawton Henry
Shawn Lawton Henry
Shawn Lawton Henry leads the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) worldwide education and outreach activities promoting web accessibility for people with disabilities. She develops online resources to help web developers understand and implement web accessibility g...
[Photo] Simon  Collison
Simon Collison
Before starting Erskine Design in 2006, Simon Collison was lead developer at Agenzia (www.agenzia.co.uk), where he worked on numerous web projects for record labels (Universal, Vertigo, and Poptones), high-profile recording artists (The Libertines, Dirty Pretty ...
[Photo] Simon  Willison
Simon Willison
Simon Willison is a seasoned Web developer from the UK, with a reputation for pioneering in the fields of CSS and DHTML. He specializes in both client and server-side development, and recently became a member of the Web Standards project. Visit him at http://sim...
[Photo] Stephen G Kochan
Stephen G Kochan
Stephen Kochan is the author and coauthor of several bestselling titles on the C language, including Programming in C (Sams, 2004), Programming in ANSI C (Sams, 1994), and Topics in C Programming (Wiley, 1991), and several Unix titles, including Exploring the Un...
[Photo] Steve  Krug
Steve Krug
After a decade writing computer manuals, in 1989 Steve Krug (pronounced "kroog") moved up the food chain to usability testing and interface design so he could fix the problems instead of explaining them. Since then, he's evaluated and improved interfaces for a ...
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Steven D. Nowicki
Steven D. Nowicki is Director of Software development at The Content Project, a Santa Monica, California-based consulting firm currently developing a massive enterprise resource planning and contact management system comprising more than 300,000 lines of OO PHP ...
[Photo] Steve  Smith
Steve Smith
Steve is a recognized authority on front-end development and interface design. He is an entrepreneur, founding Ordered List, and co-founding Sidebar Creative, both of which are outlets for his professional work. And as an author, public speaker, and University o...
[Photo] Stuart  Langridge
Stuart Langridge
Stuart Langridge has been playing with the Web since 1994, and is quite possibly the only person in the world to have a BSc in Computer Science and Philosophy. He invented the term unobtrusive DHTML, and has been a leader in the quest to popularize this new appr...
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Theodore Boomer
Theodore (Tad) Boomer has been working with personal computers and writing code since 1977 when he started working with a Commodore, and taught himself BASIC so that he could write and play video games. Over the years, Tad has worked for various US government a...
[Photo] Toby  Braun
Toby Braun
Toby Braun is a freelance information designer who specializes in information architecture and interface design for the web (www.tbid.com). His design style is typified by the terms simplicity, ease of use, and legibility. In a previous life as a senior-level ad...
[Photo] Todd  Wilkens
Todd Wilkens
Todd Wilkens is a senior practitioner and manager of Adaptive Path's Austin, Texas office. Thanks to over a decade of experience in research and design, Todd holds a passionate belief that by truly understanding people, we can create compelling product and servi...
[Photo] William C Wake
William C Wake
William C. Wake is a senior consultant with Industrial Logic, Inc. From 2007 to early 2009, he managed development at Gene Codes Forensics, Inc., a producer of bioinformatics software. From 2001 through 2006, he was an independent consultant focused on agile sof...
[Photo] Wilson  Miner
Wilson Miner
When people ask Wilson Miner what he does, he tells them he makes the Internet. He currently lives in San Francisco, where his wife tells him he spends way too much time indoors. He writes occasionally at wilsonminer.com.