• Three years of The Future of the Web

    Apr 6 2008

    Three years ago today, I wrote my first post. I was just about to move to Berlin and was looking for a new job.

    A lot has happened since then. I started freelancing a year later, and I couldn't have done it without this site. 100% of my clients come directly through my "hire me" page.

    By the time this blog turns four, we should be living back in Canada, and I might set up a web development agency (in an office!)

    That's enough about me! What're you guys up to these days?

  • Comments

    1. Oliver at 10:29pm on April 12, 2008

    Where in ottawa you moving back to? I'm a web dev who's been working for a startup in nyc, but am living back in ottawa now, i've got your feed on my iGoogle, so I normally stay up to date with your posts..

    2. Jesse Skinner at 10:20am on April 13, 2008

    @Oliver - actually I'm from Barrie, and that's where we're probably moving back to. Just a stone's throw from Ottawa I suppose :)

    3. Oliver at 1:34pm on April 13, 2008

    Very cool... i went to uw for a bmath as well.. keep up the posts, hard to find js good js related blogs.. you should check out
    http://www.julienlecomte.net/blog/

    another good one for me.. good luck

    4. Orin Walker - wdu.net at 12:00am on April 26, 2008

    Just came across your blog tonight, wow what a great resource. I will add you to my RSS reader. I like your information on php so keep it up, and thank you.

    5. phillip at 5:18am on April 29, 2008

    I can't believe I haven't stumbled across your site before now. After just a few clicks I instantly subscribed to your feed. It's to bad to hear you are leaving Berlin, our stories are almost identical. I also moved to Berlin after meeting a girl and have been doing web design here for a few years.

    You're site is great and feel free to get in touch if you ever want to throw back a couple frosty "hefeweizens" before you leave town!

    Again great site and take care.

    6. web pixy at 6:50am on April 29, 2008

    Well, congratulations on that! Seems like you've managed to succeed all by yourself and that deserves some respect. Keep up the good work!

    7. lewis litanzios at 3:19am on April 30, 2008

    jesse; you deserve all the good stuff. top notch bloke this guy - consistently helping me out with stuff on the js side of things even when i don't know what i'm going on about myself half the time.

    i know a few english friends who aspire to move out canada-way so it must be doing something right over there. all the luck dude! been meaning to reply to your email, busy time of year for me, but want to do it justice.

    happy days mate!

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