@media boasts an amazing lineup of speakers including jQuery creator John Resig, SitePoint authors Rachel Andrew, Bruce Lawson and Simon Willison, and British designers Andy Clarke and Mark Boulton. Craig will be there too, but don’t let that put you off!SitePoint readers are eligible for a £100 discount on @media tickets. Simply enter the code SitePoint when you register at the Web Directions website.
Craig Buckler: Please tell us a little about yourself, your work, and how you became involved with web directions @media.Jonathan Stark: John [John Allsopp, Web Directions co-founder] wrote a couple great posts in 2008 about native iPhone apps being a giant leap backward. I commented on one of them post (I sort of disagreed with him at the time – how embarrassing!) and we’ve just sort of kept in touch ever since.Here are the posts if you’re interested:
Craig is a freelance UK web consultant who built his first page for IE2.0 in 1995. Since that time he's been advocating standards, accessibility, and best-practice HTML5 techniques. He's created enterprise specifications, websites and online applications for companies and organisations including the UK Parliament, the European Parliament, the Department of Energy & Climate Change, Microsoft, and more. He's written more than 1,000 articles for SitePoint and you can find him @craigbuckler.