Alex Russell is a software engineer working on Chrome, the web platform, and Chrome Frame at Google. Through his work he attempts to deliver a better web faster. He’s (still) fighting IE 6 so you don’t have to.
Bartek started his career as a Java developer, but quickly moved to the front-end side and never looked back. Programming for the Web is his job, passion and only addiction. Recently he impressed everyone (including himself) with impress.js.
Chris is a designer and front end developer at Wufoo/SurveyMonkey, a blogger at CSS-Tricks and a sometimes-author and speaker. He likes dog-friendly beaches, pistachio nuts, and banjos.
Windows 8 Developer Evangelist at Microsoft. Watchful observer of technological changes. His current interests focus on mobility, mobile web in the context of social elements and gaming. All together twelve years of professional experience in various software development related projects and activities. Last six years at Microsoft holding a position of dedicated technological advisor for Polish software companies interested in application development with Microsoft and Microsoft’s technologies.
David DeSandro is a front-end developer with a flair for creative programming. He works at nclud in Washington DC, creating engaging, innovative interfaces. Exploring the uncharted waters of new web technologies, he thrives on pushing the boundaries of web design.
Divya Manian works for Adobe Web Platform Team. She made the jump from developing device drivers for Motorola phones to designing websites and has not looked back since. She takes her duties as an Open Web vigilante seriously which has resulted in collaborative projects such as HTML5 Readiness and HTML5 Boilerplate.
Harry Roberts is a 21 year old web designer, developer and type nerd from the UK. He currently works as a Senior UI Developer for BSkyB.
He writes about web standards, best practices, new techniques and maintainable, object-oriented, pragmatic front-end development at http://csswizardry.com.
He is on the Smashing Magazine Expert’s panel and a .net awards finalist. He tweets at @csswizardry.
Jina is a product designer at Do. She enjoys creating beautiful user experiences with visual interaction design and style guide-driven CSS development (preferably with the SCSS flavored syntax of CSS). She has previously worked at rad companies including Apple, Inc., GitHub, Engine Yard, and Crush + Lovely. Jina has cowritten Fancy Form Design and The Art & Science of CSS. She has also created the coffee art gallery, Art in My Coffee.
Julien Gachadoat (1975) graduated with a Master’s degree in Microelectronics from Bordeaux university. He lives and works in Bordeaux (France) as a programmer and researcher in 2Roqs studio he co-founded in 2004. Grown up with the demo-making scene in the early 90’s on 16-bit computers, this universe rapidly made him aware of programming languages as a principal tool of visual creation. Since then, Julien has been using code as an artistic material, creating installations merging mathematics, design, graphics and sounds.
In parallel, Julien teaches visual and interactive programming, using open-sources tools Processing and Openframeworks. Regularly conducting workshops in France and around the world (Ireland, Brazil, Lebanon), he also teaches courses in schools of fine arts In France (Toulouse, Pau, Aix-en-Provence).
Luca Sale is a BlackBerry Developer Evangelist focusing on HTML5 development. With 6 years of web development experience under his belt, 3 of those in mobile, he is a strong advocate for front-end development and pushing the boundaries of what the web can do. Who needs a native app when you’ve got the power of the web?
Mathias is a freelance front-end web developer from Belgium. He likes HTML, CSS, JS, HTTP, WPO, and some other acronyms.
Rachel Andrew is a front and back-end web developer, author and speaker. Her books include the bestselling CSS Anthology for Sitepoint and she is a regular contributor to a number of publications both on and offline. She writes about business and technology on her own site at rachelandrew.co.uk.
I have been working as a Java and web developer for many years and was curious about how browsers work internally. I spent a long time reading lots of source code, building browsers from source and debugging them, sharing my knowledge on my web site – taligarsiel.com. Before becoming a software developer, I studied law and worked in Israeli district attorney for some years. I currently work at the Israeli start-up Incapsula. I live in Israel with my husband, 3 daughters and a cat.
Canadian living in Berlin doing front-end development and interaction design at SoundCloud at SoundCloud. She holds a mostly dusty degree in electrical engineering. Her short stint as a business analyst in the process engineering department of a soulless corporation was not only a valuable learning experience, but it was the break she needed from coding to reminder her how much she loved it.
Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and doesn’t like to give in easily. Originally from Minsk, Belarus, he studied computer science and mathematics in Germany where he has discovered his passion for typography, writing and design. After working as a freelancing designer and developer for 6 years, he co-founded Smashing Magazine, one of the largest online magazines dedicated to Web design and development. Vitaly is writer, co-author and editor of both Smashing Books. He is now working as the editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine in the lovely city of Germany, Freiburg.