My final CIW Certification: The Site Design Specialist…

My final CIW Certification: The Site Design Specialist…

CIW SIte Design SpecialistWell, I finally got around to sitting my final cert last week at Taitec, the Site Design Specialist Certification and thankfully am now at the end of the certification course. Whilst I enjoyed the CIW program and found the material pretty easy to follow, for various reasons, most probably a lot of consistent minor gripes for me I doubt I’d follow that particular route again!. All in all though I enjoyed the bulk of the learning and it was a good grounding into Web Development having known very little to start with but I strongly suspect there are far better and more creditable cert providers out there. As I also intend to keep consistent in the learning and broaden some already aquired skills I might indulge with more later to always keep improving my skillset. For now though I’m happy to just study some new materials I recently bought on some server side stuff c/o O’Reilly. Continue reading

Developers & Designers in Manchester….

Developers & Designers in Manchester….

After speaking to a few people and trying to establish some networking, I have happened upon a group, through a contact, focussing on design and developement locally in Manchester, named Northern Digitals run through the Meet up site. It’s a monthly meet up group, meeting usually at a pub somewhere in Manchester (where better, eh?.) Continue reading