I distinctly remember my first times interacting with the web. I was in junior high, just beginning to test the wider world, when the world wide web exploded on me. It was 1995 and I was immediately drawn in. My initial forays into web development were through Windows text editor and Netscape Navigator – trying to work miracles through CSS to make webpages have some small life to them.
Fast forward 20 years and I have come full circle. I graduated in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and spent ten years in an informal graduate school studying the classical music of India. All the while, I kept web design and development as a side hobby, working on small projects for friends as they came up.
Today the web is so much the same and also so different than it was twenty years ago. We are still struggling iwth fundamental layout problems. Instead of the browser wars of the 90s, we have the “device wars” of the 2000s. Finding a common ground between an aesthetic design and a functional website remains as challenging as ever.
Thus I entered back into the mainstream development community. Trying to straddle the fine line between art and function has allowed me to utilize my past evenly – something which I am proud and excited to contribute. Developing elegant and easy to use websites is a job I take pride in, and seeing my websites help other’s achieve their business goals gives me great satisfaction.
I look forward to working together with my future partners and clients to make great things happen.