Stuart Langridge

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Stuart Langridge
Stuart Langridge at Yahoo! BBC Hackday 2007.jpg
Stuart Langridge at Yahoo! BBC Hackday 2007, at Alexandra Palace
Born (1976-01-30) January 30, 1976 (age 39)
Residence Stourbridge, UK[1]
Stuart Langridge in foreground as a panelist at @media ajax 2007 conference

Stuart Langridge (also known as 'Aq'[2] or 'Zippy'[3] ) is a podcaster, developer and author. He is a member of the Web Standards Project's DOM Scripting Task Force,[4] an invited expert on the W3C HTML Working Group and is an acknowledged commentator on DOM Scripting and JavaScript techniques.

Podcasts[edit]

Langridge is best known as a presenter of the now defunct LugRadio, which was a free software podcast in the UK. Along with Jono Bacon, he was the longest-serving member of the team and often served to incite discussion about issues that more directly related to software freedom.[5] In LugRadio he frequently advocated freedom, yet despite this often attracted criticism for using proprietary software.[6]

Langridge was involved in the Shot of Jaq podcast, in collaboration with his former Lugradio co-host Jono Bacon. He's now a part of the Bad Voltage podcast, together with Jono Bacon, Bryan Lunduke (founder of Jupiter Broadcasting) and Jeremy Garcia (founder of LinuxQuestions.org). The podcast first aired in October 2013.

Programming[edit]

His current projects include Jokosher, a multi-track audio editor for GNOME, and Jackfield, a program to run Mac OS X Dashboard widgets under GNOME.

Career[edit]

In January 2009 Langridge joined Canonical as a developer and left the company in 2013 to work as a freelancer for Kryogenix's consulting.[7] At Canonical he worked on the Desktop Couch[8] for Ubuntu in his role as Canonical Ltd. staffer.

Author[edit]

Langridge has written two books for technical publisher SitePoint, DHTML Utopia,[9] and Run Your Own Web Server Using Linux & Apache[10] (with Tony Steidler-Dennison) as well as writing the Stylish Scripting weblog[9] during 2005.

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