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Web Design Wednesdays: Free Talks & Lunch

We'velaunched a new series of talks for the North Bay web design community,which we'll be hosting at the Webvanta offices in downtown Sebastopol.And we're even providing lunch.

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An Introduction to jQuery Plugin Writing

jQuery's small, fast, and powerful core is already a compelling reason to use this JavaScript library. But did you know it is easy to extend too?

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The North SF Bay Gets Its First Web Design Conference

After two decades of going to San Francisco and beyond for conferences,and getting to know dozens of great web designers and developers who arein Sonoma, Marin, and Napa counties, I'm thrilled to announce the program for the first North Bay Web DesignConference, which will be held April 12, 2011 in Rohnert Park, CA.

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Coding for Today’s Web: Are You Hardboiled?

Should you use graceful degradation, progressive enhancement, or responsive design? Maybe what you need is to be hardboiled. Andy Clarke's latest book lays out the philosophy and techniques.

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Open House: Stop By and Visit!

Ifyou're in the North Bay area, stop by and meet the Webvanta team. We'rehaving an open house at our new office, along with our office-mates inthe newly formed Sebastopol Design Center: Athena Design Group andPerformance Design Group.

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New Staff and New Digs for Webvanta

It's been an exciting couple of weeks at Webvanta—we've moved into a new office and added two new staff members.

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Building a Marketing Resource Site

Foley Family Wines is a collection of 34 wine brands. As the company has grown, the sheer amount of marketing collateral became hard to manage. Working with designer Ginny Laughlin of Athena Design Group, Webvanta built a custom site that provides easy access to thousands of pieces of marketing collateral for the salespeople, distributors, and retailers of all these brands.

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Looking for a Great Front-End Web Developer

We are adding to our team, and we have a full-time position in our Sebastopoloffice for anexperienced front-end web developer with excellentcommunication skills.

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Podcasts for Web Designers

Creating interesting podcasts for web designers is challenging. There’s been a few that I've enjoyed that have come and gone, such as Boagworld, which promises to be reborn next year with a much more focused format. My favorite web design podcast this year has been the Big Web Show, created by Dan Benjamin and Jeffery Zeldman.

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Ten Myths That Hold Web Designers Back

We'vespent our waking hours, and then some, for the past few years helpingdesigners build great sites. Along the way, we've learned a lot fromeveryone we've worked with. Wealso find, as you might imagine, a wide range of beliefs and practicesthat don't serve either the designers or their customers, but lingerbecause we're all living in such a complex, fast-changing world.

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