Christian Heilmann

[Photo] 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 work for Etoys and, after the dot-com crash, he moved to the UK, where he led the web development department at Agilisys. In April 2006, he joined Yahoo! UK as a web developer.

Christian publishes an almost daily blog at www.wait-till-i.com and runs an article repository at www.icant.co.uk. He is a member of the Web Standards Project's DOM Scripting Task Force.

Books from Christian

[Book Cover] Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance
Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance (Author)
From Friends of Ed, released July 24th, 2006
The power of the Web lies in the fact that anyone and everyone can access it, and this should also extend to users with disabilities. Accessibility is about making websites accessible to those with aural, visual, or physical disabilities, or rather, constructing...
[Book Cover] Web Development Solutions: Ajax, APIs, Libraries, and Hosted Services Made Easy
Web Development Solutions: Ajax, APIs, Libraries, and Hosted Services Made Easy (Author)
From Friends of Ed, released April 18th, 2007
As a web user, you'll no doubt have noticed some of the breathtaking applications available in today's modern web, such as Google Maps and Flickrdesktop applications than the old style web sites you are used to. You've probably also wished that you could create ...