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Eric A.Meyer从1993年底就开始从事Web方面的工作,他在HTML、CSS和Web标准领域是国际上公认的专家。在发表文章和著作的同时,Eric还是Complex Spiral Consulting公司(www.complexspiral.com)的奠基人,他的客户包括美国在线、苹果计算机公司、Well Fargo银行和Macromedia等著名公司,特别是Macromedia公司这样描述Eric:“在我们将Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004转变成这样一个基于CSS的设计的革命性工具的过程中,他起到了举足轻重的作用。”
从1994年初开始,Eric成为Case Western Reserve大学网站的视觉效果设计师和校园Web协调员,在这里他还著有3册广受好评的HTML系列教程,他也是《克利夫兰历史百科全书》和《克利夫兰传记辞典》在线版的项目协调员,这是完全免费在Web上发布的第一部关于城市历史的百科全书。
作为《Eric Meyer on CSS》和《More Eric Meyer on CSS》(New Riders出版)、《Cascading Style Sheets:The Definitive Guide》(O誖eilly出版)和《CSS2.0 Programmer誷 Reference》(Osborne/McGraw-Hill出版),以及O誖eilly Network、Web Techniques和Web Review上许多文章的作者,Eric还创建了CSS Browser Compatibility Charts,并协调完成了W3C官方CSS Test Suite的创作和建成。他曾在众多大型机构发表演说,包括Los Alamos国家实验室、纽约公共图书馆、Cornell大学和Northern Iowa大学。Eric还在很多会议上做过技术演讲,包括他合作创办的An Event Apart、IW3C2 WWW系列、Web Design World、CMP、SXSW、user Irterface会议系列以及The Other Dreamweaver Conference。
在工作之余,Eric担任着css-discuss邮件列表(www.css-discuss.org)的管理员,这是他与Western Civilisation的John Allsopp共同创立的一个相当活跃的邮件列表,目前这个邮件列表由evolt.org提供支持。Eric生活在美国俄亥俄州的克利夫兰,你可能想象不到他是一个多优秀的文明市民。他作为“Your Father誷 Oldsmobile”节目的主持人已经有9年之久,这是克利夫兰WRUW 91.1 FM电台每周一次的一个怀旧爵士乐节目。
可以从Eric个人网页(http://www.meyerweb.com/eric)了解他的更多详细信息。




从1993年起,Eric A. Meyer就开始从事Web的相关工作。在Case Western Reserve University(CWSU)工作时,他主要致力于基于数字媒体服务的超媒体管理器方面的研究。2000年3月,他离开了CWSU,加盟了俄亥俄州克利夫兰县的一个信息技术公司。Eric是“国际上享有盛名的HTML和CSS专家”,同时还是W3C CSS&FP工作组的特邀专家和成员,协调W3C的CSS测试小组(http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test)开展工作,而且他还经常活跃于CSS新闻组,负责维护Web Review公司的“样式表参考指南”网站(http://style.webreview.com/)。他不辞辛劳地创作和编写了大量有用的技术文档,竭尽全力地捕捉当今网络浏览器对CSS的支持信息。Eric很诙谐,而且很有爱心,每当有空的时候,他都不忘和家人团聚,还不时给妻子Kat添点儿麻烦。Eric A. Meyer has been working with the Web since late 1993 and is an internationally recognized expert on the subjects of HTML,CSS,and web standards. A widely read author,he is also the founder of Complex Spiral Consulting(www.complexspiral.com),which counts among its clients America Online; Apple Computer,Inc.; Wells Fargo Bank; and Macromedia,which described Eric as "a critical partner in our efforts to transform Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 into a revolutionary tool for CSS-based design."
Beginning in early 1994,Eric was the visual designer and campus web coordinator for the Case Western Reserve University web site,where he also authored a widely acclaimed series of three HTML tutorials and was project coordinator for the online version of the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History and the Dictionary of Cleveland Biography,the first encyclopedia of urban history published fully and freely on the Web.
Author of Eric Meyer on CSS and More Eric Meyer on CSS (New Riders), Cascading Style Sheets: The Definitive Guide (O'Reilly), and CSS2.0 Programmer's Reference (Osborne/McGraw-Hill),as well as numerous articles for the O'Reilly Network,Web Techniques,and Web Review,Eric also created the CSS Browser Compatibility Charts and coordinated the authoring and creation of the W3C's official CSS Test Suite. He has lectured to a wide variety of organizations,including Los Alamos National Laboratory,the New York Public Library,Cornell University,and the University of Northern Iowa. Eric has also delivered addresses and technical presentations at numerous conferences,among them An Event Apart (which he cofounded),the IW3C2 WWW series,Web Design World, CMP, SXSW, the User Interface conference series, and The Other Dreamweaver Conference.
In his personal time, Eric acts as List Chaperone of the highly active css-discuss mailing list (www.css-discuss.org), which he cofounded with John Allsopp of Western Civilisation,and which is now supported by evolt.org. Eric lives in Cleveland,Ohio,which is a much nicer city than you've been led to believe. For nine years he was the host of "Your Father's Oldsmobile," a Big Band-era radio show heard weekly on WRUW 91.1 FM in Cleveland.
You can find more detailed information on Eric's personal web page at http://
www.meyerweb.com/eric.