Ben Holliday is an experienced designer, leader, writer and speaker. This is his blog (started in 2005). If you’re new to this site, Ben has published a playbook for design linking together many of his blog posts from the past 8 years of work in the pubic sector. You can get in touch or follow him on Twitter.


Rich Media Training with AbilityNet

Last Tuesday I attended a training day run by AbilityNet in London on the topic of Rich Media. The day covered a range of topics concerned with Rich Media and Accessibility and I’d thought I would share a few thoughts from what was covered here.

Learning PHP and MySQL

I spent yesterday on a one-day course learning about using PHP with MySQL. The course was actually being run by the College I work for so I was really fortunate to get to go along for free.

Along with both a PHP introduction course and a MySQL introduction course running at the College, this course was aimed more at beginners when it comes to programming.