This past weekend, I was able to attend the Webmaster Jam Session hosted locally here in Dallas. I have to say, of all the conferences I have been to, I got the most out of this one. In the vein of the adage “less is more,” this concise event packed quite a bit into the two days it lasted.
Smashing Magazine, a blog dedicated to covering helpful design and development resources, just turned 1 year old this week. To celebrate, they are having a book give-away. They also asked a series of questions of top web designers, for an article entitled 50 Designers x 6 Questions. It’s well worth the read, especially because many people more talented than myself took the time to share their thoughts.
Be forewarned, this is going to be one of those introspective blog posts.
For the past few weeks, I have been trying out a new host, Mosso.com. During my search for solid hosting, I have been using my own site as a guinea pig.
I had been on the lookout for a new host, since the up-time at Dreamhost had been questionable over the past few months. They also recently had a security breach that left quite a few user accounts vulnerable. Thankfully, mine was unaffected.
First off, a retraction: Simply put, I owe Matt Mullenweg an apology for what I wrote here. Matt, you’re a decent guy. I applaud the hard work you’ve put into WordPress and Akismet. Ironically, what I said was to defend Alex.