I developed methods for asynchronous page updates before XMLHttp was built into most browsers using a MacGuyver-esque collusion of Flash and Classic ASP, was writing dynamic Flash into browsers before the EOLAS debacle, and have a general disdain for blind allegiance to techniques with no regard to understanding of their benefits and consequences.
My general focus has been on front-end, UI and UX work, with a goal of making design decisions that are flexible and efficient. My mentor taught me the joys of Occam's Razor, a device I seek to employ in every possible situation.
When I'm not haunting the halls of programming, I'm probably either gaming, reading, drawing or making a fool of myself on a stage somewhere.
Likes: clean code, small, fast data transactions, a sense of craftsmanship, fun problems, learning and helping others learn at the same time
Dislikes: willful ignorance, overuse of
<br/> tags, sloppy markup and lazy CSS, and did I mention I REALLY hate the abuse of the