Though experts say the browser is “"the most hostile software development environment imaginable"”, universities often deride HTML as not being a “real programming language”. As a result, some educators have fallen years behind current developments and are still teaching table-based layouts and font tags. This is making it increasingly difficult for companies to find qualified frontend developers. Why is this happening? How will the web standards and accessibility curricula developed by the panel participants help change this?
itpastorn = The IT pastor. Preaching the gospel of Christ and of web standards. Interested in theology, philosophy, history and politics. Basketball fanatic. bio from Twitter
Works for Opera & W3C, loves open standards/punk/heavy metal. Hates fascists/easy listening. Author of Practical CSS3: peachpit.com/practicalcss3. Buy my book! bio from Twitter
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