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Chris Shiflett

Chris Shiflett is an entrepreneur and web developer focused on building community and bettering the open web.



Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0700

Today, I am proud to introduce Faculty. We design, engineer, and build really great websites and apps. I love the web, and I feel fortunate to have been working on the web since its inception. From writing CGIs in C and laying out pages with tables, to ……

2016 Highlights

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 17:00:00 -0700

It’s January again, so I’m recording my personal highlights from the previous year. January In January, I signed a lease for Roost, a company I formed at the end of 2015 to build a coworking studio. After that, I spent a few weeks building desks,……

2015 Highlights

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 17:00:00 -0700

Each January, I try to find the time to record my personal highlights of the previous year. This is the 13th such post. This is a tradition I first began back in January 2004. It was a significant milestone, because I had moved to New York the year pr……

PHP Community

Tue, 26 May 2015 06:51:35 -0600

I read a nice post about the PHP Community project over the weekend. I think Ben has done a really good job of documenting a lot of what has happened over the years. I remember being very active on the PHP General mailing list back then, and the small……

Indie Web Movement and IndieAuth

Mon, 18 May 2015 11:04:19 -0600

At last year's Brooklyn Beta, Tantek gave me the lowdown on the Indie Web movement. To say it sounded right up my alley would be an understatement. One of the first things I read about was IndieAuth. Tantek recommended this as a first step, so that I ……