Alexis Goldstein first taught herself HTML while a high school student in the mid-1990s, and went on to get her degree in Computer Science from Columbia University. She runs her own software development and training company, aut faciam LLC. Before striking out on her own, Alexis spent seven years in Technology on Wall Street, where she worked in both the cash equity and equity derivative spaces at three major firms, and learned to love daily code reviews. She is a teacher and a co-organizer of Girl Develop It, and a very proud member of the NYC Resistor hackerspace in Brooklyn, NY.

Alexis's articles

  1. A Better Cookie: HTML5 and Web Storage

    Alexis Goldstein adds Local Storage to her Drag and Drop planning board to create her desired final effect. It’s amazing the things you pick up when you’re writing a book called HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World.

  2. A Drag and Drop Planning Board with HTML5

    Alexis Goldstein gives us a taste of Drag and Drop, one of the new JavaScript APIs that let us add dynamic effects to our websites. This neat little planning board gives us a hint of what’s coming in the new HTML5 and CSS3 for the Real World book.