• Christian Heilmann
  • Principal Evangelist Mozilla
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Chris Heilmann has dedicated a lot of his time making the web better. Originally coming from a radio journalism background, he built his first web site from scratch around 1997 and spent the following years working on lots of large, international web sites. He then spent a few years in Yahoo building products and explaining and training people and is now at Mozilla. Chris wrote and contributed to four books on web development and wrote many articles and hundreds of blog posts for Ajaxian, Smashing Magazine, Yahoo, Mozilla, ScriptJunkie and many more.


  • Write less, achieve meh
  • Time: 9:00am - 9:50am | Room: Grand B
Being a developer for the web is becoming increasingly amazing but also increasingly confusing. We have all the tools at our disposal we might ever need but instead of using and collating them we seem to be too busy to create the next big thing to impress another. In this talk Chris Heilmann of Mozilla will show some of the amazing things we do use, some we should use and things we keep forgetting that make what we create craft rather than just released code.