The Future of Book Publishing, Part 2: The Perils of an all-digital world

In this second part of The Future of Book Publishing series (read part one, The 10 Steps From Idea to Printed Book here) let’s take a closer look at the future; more specifically digital book publishing. We are at a crossroads in time right now. Whereas before book, magazine and newspaper publishing was a secluded…

The Future of Book Publishing, Part 1: 10 Steps from Idea to Printed Book

As I wrap up the editing of the 3rd edition of my Expression Web book I figured it’s time to pipe in on the raging debate over the future of book publishing. Much has been written on the topic as of late and points both good and bad have been presented. In this three-part series…

Breaking the silence: What I’ve been doing over the summer

If you follow this site and my Tweets you will surely have noticed my relative silence over the summer. Well, there is a reason… more precicely 3 reasons. I’ve been colossally busy dealing with three major projects that as of now are either nearing completion or at a point where I can start focusing on…

By Land, Sea or Air – A travel blog based on the MyKipple project

We’ve been talking about taking a road trip through the USA for a long time, so when my TV job ended in October we decided now was the time. And in true blogger fashion, a road trip required a dedicated blog just for that and nothing else. This also presented an opportunity for me to…

HTML Basics: Hyperlink Syntax – Absolute, Relative and Root-relative

My new book Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 3 in 24 Hours is nearing completion (just finished final review of the first 10 chapters last night). The book is a revision of the original for the new version of Expression Web and in the rewriting process I also added some new content to help…

This is Expression Web 3

Expression Web 3 is now available for trial download directly from Microsoft. Click here to join in on the fun! It’s no secret that I’ve been playing around with various pre-beta and beta versions of version three of Microsoft Expression Web for the last few months, all in preparation for the release of my new…

In rewrite mode: New version of my book on the way!

Since Amazon.com was kind enough to list my book months before it’s done and I’ve been Tweeting about it for weeks there really is no reason to pretend it’s a secret any more: I am currently in the process of revising my book Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web in 24 Hours 3 for the…

My book is featured in the Canadian User Experience Blog

One of the people responsible for my company switching to Microsoft Expression as our main web publishing platform is Qixing Zheng – a UX (User Experience) Advisor for Microsoft Canada. Qixing and her colleague Paul Laberge have been instrumental in both our transition to this new platform and also in getting me to the point…

New WordPress based site: The Reader’s Companion

In conjunction with the release of my new book Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 2 in 24 Hours I have created a Reader’s Companion site where the readers can download lesson files, dive deeper into the world of Expression Web through further reading, find relevant links and interact with other readers. The site is…