$100 Off W3Conf Discount Code!
W3Conf is quickly approaching and if you haven't considered going,
you're crazy you really should. The speaker line-up is full of legends: Lea Verou, Eric Meyer, my favorite Mozillian, Janet Swisher, and more. You may also bump into well-known developers Chris Coyier, Jacob Thornton, Nicole Sullivan, and many more. If you haven't registered yet, there's now a better reason to go: a cheaper ticket!
Coupon Code: WALSH
Use the coupon code WALSH and you can save $100! Use that money to buy one of your favorite devs a drink! ;) The conference is February 21-22 in San Fransisco, California. Sign up and have fun!
Side note: I was invited to attend W3Conf but couldn't due to Walsh Kid ™ being due to enter the world around that time. Please do go though -- you'll have loads of fun and learn a lot!
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