Part of the prototype I am building includes pages including RSS feeds from authors I regard as the best in the industry – ie. an attempt to get some of their lustre to reflect on me! I thought it might be worth an explanation of why I think they’re worthwhile:
- 456 Berea Street is the blog of Roger Johansson, based in Sweden, who generally sticks to web standards and accessibility issues. Generally a very easy tone – unfortunately he disabled comments on his posts recently, citing time constraints, which has taken a little of the quality out of the site.
- A List Apart – simply THE essential industry reference.
- “Links for Light Reading” – Sydney designer Russ Weakley publishes a set of interesting goings on in the web industry every week or so: perfect for the lazy web person who doesn’t make time to go search out this information themselves.
- Molly.com – Web Standards Group zealot and now Microsoft employee Molly Herzschlog.
- Simplebits – Dan Cederholm, for his clean and semantic approach to code (author of great tomes such as “Bulletproof Web Design” and “Web Standards Solutions”)
- Jeff Zeldman presents – Jeff Zeldman, who not only runs HappyCog and helps to publish A List Apart, but also keeps a keen eye on the web.
Originally I actually had a few others, but removed them to keep things lean and mean, for example: