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The K-State Web Authors Group (KWAG, pronounced "kay-wag") is a university-wide, professional organization for K-State web authors including staff, faculty, and students.

Goals

The purpose of this group is to provide a forum for helping web authors in their varied responsibilities, including

  • Sharing information and resources for both beginners and professionals
  • Compiling resources on a website and in a reserve section of Hale Library
  • Offering professional development by bringing speakers to K-State, building resumes, and encouraging members to pursue accreditation
  • Clarifying our roles at K-State for ourselves and our employers
  • Offering special interest groups (SIGs) on graphics, content/layout, FrontPage/Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS, coding, and beginner topics

KWAG on IRC / Live Online Chat

The KWAG IRC channel to serves as a way for people to come and talk about anything web development related and get help or information in real-time. This includes topics such as HTML, XHTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, Python, Java, Perl, Postgresql, Javascript, web standards, etc.

To join the IRC #kwag channel just tell your IRC program to connect to irc.freenode.net and then join the #kwag channel. If you need more help getting on the #kwag channel then click here.

Meetings

No KWAG meetings are scheduled at this time. To converse with other members, join the KWAG-L mailing list and then send messages to the list at KWAG-L@ksu.edu.
Previous presentations

Presentations were created using Microsoft PowerPoint software. If you need a copy of PowerPoint, download the PowerPoint Viewer 2003.

Resources

KWAG information