Like a lot of web designers I didn’t go to school to learn design or development. My degrees are in completely unrelated fields. As a web designer and developer I’m close to 100% self-taught. That self-teaching isn’t random though.
During the browser wars, interesting problems presented themselves to the web design community. Many web professionals resorted to drastic measures and built separate websites for IE and Netscape — and later we had wireless markup language (WML) for mobile phones. Read Article »
Now that I’m freelance, I can laugh at these. But, once upon a time, I worked for a large organization that regularly outsourced large-scale web development to agencies that “specialized” in enterprise solutions. Read Article »