(Self-hosted version: http://www.heydonworks.com/article/reluctant-gatekeeping-the-problem-with-full-stack)

Much of my career as a web designer has been spent, quite happily, working alongside programmers, engineers, people with computer science degrees. In this symbiotic relationship, each party has a secure job with a well-defined role, and gets to work on the thing they are best at and enjoy the most.

It’s not that the computer scientists get to do all the code; it’s that they get to do architecture while I do communication, form, and interaction. …



I often eat rice and do not own an Audi. I know CSS and accessibility. I have a blog about inclusive interaction design: https://inclusive-components.design

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