The Web Behind: Episode Two with Steven Champeon
In this second episode of The Web Behind series with Eric Meyer, guest Steven Champeon talks about predecessors to HTML, the webdesign-L online community, the birth of the web standards project, how he coined the term "progressive enhancement" and much more.
Steven Champeon pioneered the markup best practice of Progressive Enhancement that has been embraced by the web industry and adopted by organizations such as Microsoft, Yahoo!, and America Online. Steve is also the founder of the webdesign-L online community, founded in 1997 and 2300+ members strong. Champeon’s widely respected status as a "web guru" is evidenced by his impressive list of publications and speaking engagements. Champeon is a contributor to Unix Power Tools, 3rd edition, Cascading Style Sheets: Separating Content From Presentation, now in its second edition, as well as the author of the groundbreaking Building Dynamic HTML GUIs.