My name is Dan Ott
I am a freelance web developer. I've worked professionally in the web development field since 1999, and full-time since 2007. I count myself as one of those lucky few people who actually enjoy what they do.
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I'm not currently accepting new contract work, but I'm always interested in what's going on. Hit me up any time at dan at this domain.
I've been an freelance developer for over ten years, specializing in front-end architecture and development. Since 2007, I've worked almost exclusively with Sprokets, a collection of independent creative professionals.
A collection of re-usable LESS CSS Mixins.
Animated Word Clock in CSS3
Client-side validation (checking for things like required fields, valid email address, etc) is always one of those sort of pain in the butt, last minute, only because i have to sort of things. It's not usually fun or flashy, it's just one of those things you have to do. Enter VanadiumJS, a new library just released by Daniel Kwiecinski.
Speaking of HTML5 and
canvas, Carsonified has a nice little tutorial to get started with
canvas. This article includes a good overview of where you can use
canvas (anywhere), which browsers support it (most of them, at least with a little help (even IE6!)), and how to get going with some easy stuff.
As I'm sure you're aware, Firefox 3.5 was released recently. If you haven't already, I would suggest updating(: