Notes from An Event Apart Austin: Jen Simmons

Next up at An Event Apart Austin (October 5) was Jen Simmons, designer and host of the weekly podcast, The Web Ahead, with: Modern Layouts: Getting Out of Our Ruts. All I can really say about her presentation is: Wow! I learned so much and have so many things I want to try out now. I looooove looking at…

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Notes from An Event Apart Austin: Yesenia Perez-Cruz

Next in line at An Event Apart Austin (October 5) came Yesenia Perez-Cruz, a Philadelphia-based designer, with: Design Decisions Through the Lens of Performance. Notes I took/tweeted and some of my favorite live-tweets by others during her presentation follow. On starting a new project: She says don’t forget to focus on performance. One example of why it’s important: Amazon…

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Notes from An Event Apart Austin: Jeffrey Zeldman

Jeffrey Zeldman, co-founder of An Event Apart, kicked off An Event Apart Austin (on October 5) with: The Fault, Dear Brutus (or: Career Advice From a Cranky Old Man). Notes I took/tweeted and some of my favorite live-tweets by others during his presentation follow. On getting into work on the web: “I was excited about the…

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WordPress.com @ An Event Apart Austin

We had a great first day at An Event Apart. The swag has been well-received & lots of people like to come chat about WordPress when they spot our booth. 😀 Ready for An Event Apart this morning in Austin. Swing by to chat about WordPress & grab some swag! #aeaaus A post shared by…

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BFF Sunday in Austin

I’m in Austin staying with the BFF for a few days. Yesterday we watched Buffy and ate cheeseburgers. Today included Cinnamon Roll Waffles for breakfast, hours of talking, a few episodes of Firefly, and Stiles Switch BBQ for dinner. BBQ dinner at Stiles Switch BBQ in Austin today. A post shared by Sarah Blackstock (@sarahblackstock) on Sep 20,…

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