#NOSPEC & Outsourcing

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

How these issues affect your opportunities & community

How do you keep your opportunities in reach when so many businesses seek out cheap labor overseas, or call on crowdsourcing for "more options"? Spec (speculative) work, contests, competitions, pro-bono , and a little bit about outsourcing, it's affecting the industries of graphic designers, photographers, developers, and writers.

WordPress.com: not just for beginners

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Karen Arnold will show you how to harness the power of WordPress.com for your clients. From a simple solution for clients with a small budget to the simplicity of WordPress.com with powerful customizations for Enterprise sites. Learn about some of the ways you can use WordPress.com to expand your WordPress offerings. Prepare to be amazed!

This months HTTQ Event is sponsored by, not suprisingly, WordPress.com!

Words and Pictures: Creating Kick-Ass Content for the Web

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Veteran marketer/designer Allison Rae will present a simple, step-by-step approach for web developers and designers to create stunning, message-driven content that rivals your brilliant code. Allison incorporates marketing strategy into every aspect of her design work and will share tips and tools you can adapt to your own projects right away.

A Piece of the Action: an Apache and htaccess Primer

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Apache HTTP server powers the vast majority of websites in the world, quite probably including yours. It’s a powerful, complex, and extremely configurable piece of software. Apache’s architecture includes several layers of configuration, including the ability for ‘normal’ users (non-system administrators) to configure Apache to do some very cool things; these features are available through ‘.htaccess’ files.

Taking the Drama Out of Pixel Perfection with Samantha Metheny

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

We make and build things for the web to bring order to chaos (it can be said). So, what steps can we take, as visual designers, to “ease up” in our quest for pixel perfection? Come see some ways to gracefully transfer your perfected Photoshop mockups to the Web. In the end, you’ll still be friends with your developer!

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