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{
"timeline":
{
"headline":"A Little Bit About Myself",
"type":"default",
"startDate":"1985,6,17",
"text":"Keywords: Front-end Engineer, Father, Disc Golfer, Stargazer, Gardener, Gamer, Geek, Soccer Player, Scale Modeller, Piano Player, Spurs Fan, Freelancer, Teacher, Writer, Designer, Developer, RC Plane/Heli Pilot, et cetera.",
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"credit":"",
"caption":"My Son, Edan, and Me"
},
"era": [
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"startDate":"1985,6,17",
"endDate":"2000,5,30",
"headline":"Childhood"
},
{
"startDate":"2000,8,17",
"endDate":"2003,5,28",
"headline":"High School",
"text":"Boerne High School"
},
{
"startDate":"2003,8,20",
"endDate":"2006,5,23",
"headline":"University of Texas at Dallas"
},
{
"startDate":"2006,6,3",
"endDate":"2007,8,10",
"headline":"Agency.com"
},
{
"startDate":"2007,8,17",
"endDate":"2008,9,10",
"headline":"nFusion"
},
{
"startDate":"2008,9,13",
"endDate":"2009,6,10",
"headline":"Bastrop High School"
},
{
"startDate":"2009,9,7",
"endDate":"2013,7,21",
"headline":"USAA"
},
{
"startDate":"2013,8,12",
"endDate":"2015,1,7",
"headline":"Rackspace"
},
{
"startDate":"2015,1,12",
"endDate":"2015,6,16",
"headline":"Four Kitchens"
},
{
"startDate":"2015,6,22",
"endDate":"2100",
"headline":"Invision App"
}
],
"date": [
{
"startDate":"1985,6,17",
"headline":"Saw First Light",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
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"media":"http://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4126/4980489626_1c15d7634a_n.jpg",
"credit":"Mom (and Dad)",
"caption":"Me at two weeks old"
}
},
{
"startDate":"1988",
"headline":"Fell off horse → Broke collarbone",
"text":"When I was three, my sister, brother and myself were out for a neighborhood horseride. As we returned home, we began to head up a steep uphill path. A combination of the incline, being seated in the rear of an overcrowded saddle, and being three years old, I lost my grip and fell backwards off the horse. My shoulder caught the brunt of the fall, resulting in a clean snap of my clavicle.",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
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"media":"http://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7192/6847654735_b8f20fb5a2_n.jpg",
"credit":"<a href='http://www.flickr.com/photos/justin/6847654735/in/photostream/'>Justin Hall</a>",
"caption":""
}
},
{
"startDate":"1990",
"headline":"Stepped on by horse &rarr; ER visit",
"text":"When I was five, my sister and I were at a local rodeo. We just finished a short ride on her horse to get to her friends. As I was getting off from the horse, I slipped and fell to the ground. The sound spooked the horse, who, in an attempt to step away from me, stepped on me in two spots. This was my first and only ambulance ride.",
"tag": "Personal"
},
{
"startDate":"1995",
"headline":"Disneyworld (but not really)",
"text":"Took my first airplane trip by myself to go visit my childhood friend who had moved to Florida earlier that year. I got sick the night I arrived and we were rained out of our trip to Blizzard Beach. We never made it to DisneyWorld (although I did have an amazingly fun time).",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8487/8195698920_d55deb3deb_n.jpg",
"credit":"<a href='http://www.flickr.com/photos/jtkays/8195698920/'>Jeff Kays</a>",
"caption":"Even at a subsidiary park, the lines were still too long."
}
},
{
"startDate":"1998",
"headline":"&lt;html&gt;",
"text":"I typed my first html tag (&lt;font&gt;) in an attempt to spice up my email signature for my WebTV email address.",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/webtv1996.jpg",
"credit":"<a href='http://is.gd/LzRMmw'>Random Forum</a>",
"caption":"Anyone else remember this screen?"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2000,7,17",
"headline":"Bucked off a horse",
"text":"At the age of 15, I was riding at a ranch in West Texas, heading back to the house, when the horse I was on started bucking wildly. I lasted a couple of bucks but quickly decided I was safer off of the horse than on. I \"let go\" and flew wildly to the ground. I walked the remaining mile back to the house, hyperventilating most of the way there.",
"tag": "Personal"
},
{
"startDate":"1999",
"headline":"Created my first website",
"text":"I published my first personal website on my brother's server space from his University. Contents included: Frames, Best of Boerne Police Blotter, links to various resources on the web, and a page with a flying animated gif of Ralph Wiggum eating paste",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/ralph.gif",
"caption":"Now just imagine it floating around the screen"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2001,1",
"headline":"Broke Collarbone (again)",
"text":"I broke my other clavicle while sprinting down the side of the soccer field when an opposing player tripped me up, sending me shoulder first into the hard ground.",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7162/6847656111_95f862c9db_n.jpg",
"credit":"<a href='http://www.flickr.com/photos/justin/6847656111/in/photostream/'>Justin Hall</a>",
"caption":""
}
},
{
"startDate":"2004",
"headline":"Site: A Gift and A Card",
"text":"A friend of a friend wanted a website for their homemade greeting card business. Wanting a challenge, I spent the next year and a half learning PHP, MySQL and general application development. In hindsight, an out-of-the-box solution would have been much better, but the things I learned from that project propelled me to where I am today.",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/agaac.png",
"credit":"",
"caption":"Not the greatest of designs, but I was certainly proud of it at the time."
}
},
{
"startDate":"2006,3,5",
"headline":"Proposed to Katie Lewis (Then climbed Guadalupe Peak)",
"text":"In the early Spring of 2006, I proposed to Katie Lewis. We then took a trip west to Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Park. At GMNP, Katie and I took an 8-hour round-trip hike up to the peak of Texas. I'm still not sure which was harder, climbing the mountain or proposing to a girl.",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/gp.jpg",
"credit":"",
"caption":"Hey Katie, remember the mini-static lightining?"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2006,5,28",
"headline":"Graduated College",
"text":"After three years of coursework, I earned my Bachelor of Arts in Arts and Technology. Some topics I studied while there: Web Development, 3D Modeling, Java, Film, Piano, Writing, Entrepreneurship, Game Design, Photography, Sketching, Sculpture",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/UT_Dallas_tex_flame.png",
"caption":""
}
},
{
"startDate":"2007,2,13",
"headline":"Site: Texas Green Campaign",
"text":"Committed to improving Texas air quality, Texas Green Campaign hoped to create a web presence in a hurry. In less than a week, I was able to implement the design along with programming a \"Tell a Friend\" e-mail page to help spread the word about improving Texas air quality.",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/texas-green-campaign.jpg",
"caption":"This tiny screenshot is all that's left of the website"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2007,5,2",
"headline":"Site: Next Frame Photography",
"text":"As an ultimate compliment to my work, the owners of KB Media Productions returned for another website. This time, they wanted a photo gallery with a smoother feel. Through a custom Javascript/PHP application, I was able to deliver a great website for the second time in a row.",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/next-frame.jpg",
"caption":"Unfortunately it's another tiny screenshot."
}
},
{
"startDate":"2007,3",
"headline":"Trip to Germany",
"text":"Travelled overseas to see Katie's brother (and wife and son). Sprechen Sie Deutsch? <a href='http://www.flickr.com/photos/klamping/sets/72157615491064999/with/3365235865/'>Full photo set</a>",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://c4.staticflickr.com/4/3636/3366052436_44b48a49cf_n.jpg",
"credit":"Katie Lamping",
"caption":"Archway over Landstuhl"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2007,5,13",
"headline":"Honeymoon",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1119/781185357_d8de199ea0_n.jpg",
"credit":"Camera Self-Timer",
"caption":"Travelled to Half-moon Bay, Yosemite. <a href='http://www.flickr.com/photos/klamping/sets/72157600329631774/'>Full Set</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2007,5,12",
"headline":"Marriage to Katie Lewis",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/dance.jpg",
"credit":"Patty Mohlke",
"caption":"In May of 2007, I married Katie Lewis at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church."
}
},
{
"startDate":"2007,10,21",
"headline":"Site: Patty Mohlke Photography",
"text":"Patty Mohlke, 1951-2009, was a freelance photographer who wanted to share the beauty she saw in the world with others. To help her vision, I created a PHP/MySQL photography website where she could upload and sell her photographs.",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/Cascadilla-With-Train.jpg",
"credit":"Patty Mohlke",
"caption":"Just one of Patty's many wonderful photographs."
}
},
{
"startDate":"2008,9,9",
"headline":"Site: Bay Area Business Park",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/babp.png",
"credit":"Designer: <a href='http://www.reevesdesignhouse.com/'>Reeves Design House</a>",
"caption":"Freelance development work for Reeves Design House. Built on <a href='http://wordpress.org'>Wordpress</a>. <a href='http://www.bayareabusinesspark.com/'>View Website</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2008,9,12",
"headline":"Became a Teacher",
"text":"In the fall of 2008, I decided to become a High School Teacher.",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"<blockquote>&#8220;The first question asked when I was interviewing for my teaching job was, &#8216;Why do you want to be a teacher?&#8217; It’s an extremely important question, because sooner or later, you’re going to second guess your choice.&#8221;</blockquote>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2008,7,16",
"headline":"Tore my Meniscus playing soccer",
"text":"My first real surgery came after tearing my medial Meniscus during my first game back to soccer after taking an extended four year break from playing regularly. It took several months of Physical Therapy, a funky knee brace, and a positive MRI result for me to determine that I needed the surgery.",
"tag": "Personal"
},
{
"startDate":"2009,7,12",
"headline":"Woke up to a brand new world",
"text":"On the morning of July 12th, Katie Lamping woke me up excitedly with a positive pregnancy test strip. My first reaction? Laughing.",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
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"media":"http://c3.staticflickr.com/3/2479/4051713688_e9ab7e7583_n.jpg"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2010",
"headline":"Edan Patrick Lamping Born",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4055/4471863118_2a0fd792e6_n.jpg",
"credit":"Katie Lamping",
"caption":"My Son: 7lbs 14oz, 20in, Edan (meaning: perfect), Patrick (after Aunt Patty and our friend Patrick)"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2010,6,17",
"headline":"Flew a Helicopter",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/heli.jpg",
"credit":"Katie Lamping",
"caption":"Taking off for my discovery helicopter flight"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2011,3,31",
"headline":"Site: Kanter Forensics",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/kanter.png",
"credit":"Designer: <a href='http://www.reevesdesignhouse.com/'>Reeves Design House</a>",
"caption":"Worked up with Mark Reeves to create this Wordpress-based website. <a href='http://www.kanterforensics.com/'>View Website</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2011,8,18",
"headline":"Site: The Charmed Event",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/charmed.png",
"credit":"Designer: <a href='http://www.reevesdesignhouse.com/'>Reeves Design House</a>",
"caption":"Another Wordpress website built with Mark Reeves. <a href='http://thecharmedevent.com/home/'>View Website</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2011,6,17",
"headline":"Flew a Plane",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/plane.jpg",
"credit":"<a href='http://www.andersonaviationtx.com/'>Anderson Aviation</a>",
"caption":"Flying over Canyon lake during my discover plane flight"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2012,1,16",
"headline":"Site: Forney Construction",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/forney.png",
"credit":"Designer: <a href='http://www.reevesdesignhouse.com/'>Reeves Design House</a>",
"caption":"Developed a brand-new Wordpress-based website. <a href='http://forneycc.com'>View Website</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2012,4,26",
"headline":"Site: Twist Fund",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/twist.png",
"credit":"Designer: <a href='http://www.reevesdesignhouse.com/'>Reeves Design House</a>",
"caption":"Teamed up again with Mark Reeves to create this Wordpress-based website. <a href='http://twistfund.com'>View Website</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2012,6,7",
"headline":"Site: Studio 11 Design",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/studio11.png",
"credit":"Designer: <a href='http://www.reevesdesignhouse.com/'>Reeves Design House</a>",
"caption":"Yet another Wordpress-based website working with Mark Reeves. <a href='http://studio11design.com/home/'>View Website</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2012,8,17",
"headline":"Screencast: YUI 3's Use and Add Methods",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iDt5mpaNXM",
"caption":"YUI 3 introduces a new module system built upon two new methods: add() and use(). This video provides a brief introduction to those two functions."
}
},
{
"startDate":"2012,9,24",
"headline":"Site: Todd Events",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"images/todd.png",
"credit":"Designer: <a href='http://www.reevesdesignhouse.com/'>Reeves Design House</a>",
"caption":"Teamed up with Michael Gilbert and Mark Reeves to deliver this custom-built website. <a href='http://toddevents.com'>View Website</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2012,10,15",
"headline":"Conference: YUIConf 2012",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzA4vgR0LGQ",
"credit":"Scaling YUI in the Enterpise",
"caption":"In this talk, I cover efforts to scale YUI for use in enterprise web applications. The topics discussed include server-side integration, event delegation, and YUI instance caching."
}
},
{
"startDate":"2013,2,2",
"headline":"Conference: HTML5.tx 2013",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4HjN1j08VY",
"credit":"What HTML5 Means for Web Accessibility",
"caption":"In this HTML5.tx talk, I answer the questions: Does HTML5 improve website accessibility or make it worse? How have screen readers adapted to the new technologies? Does HTML5 remove the need for WAI-ARIA or the need for accessibility testing all together?"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2013,4,25",
"headline":"Conference: CodePalousa 2013",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://www.infoq.com/resource/presentations/css-patterns/en/slides/sl1.jpg",
"caption":"There's a huge difference between writing CSS for a 10-page website and a 1000+ page website. Figure out what makes CSS scale and patterns you can follow to keep yourself from hating yourself six months from now. <a href='http://www.infoq.com/presentations/css-patterns'>View Presentation</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2013,9,4",
"headline":"Meetup: Founded Hill Country JS",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/478599883977269248/gchEaLxF.png",
"caption":"With the help of a few co-workers, we founded a JavaScript/Front-end meetup for the San Antonio Area. <a href='http://www.meetup.com/San-Antonio-JavaScript-User-Group/'>View Meetup Group</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2013,10,21",
"headline":"Conference: CSSDevConf 2013",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"https://speakerd.s3.amazonaws.com/presentations/2c05dc401cba01310b7f0a6342f75bad/slide_0.jpg?1382386103",
"credit":"<a href='https://speakerdeck.com/klamping/automated-testing-and-css'>View Slides</a>",
"caption":"How do you know a change you made to one small section on a page doesn't break a large section on another page of your site, especially when you support hundreds of devices?"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2014,4,9",
"headline":"Conference: InnoTech 2014",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://image.slidesharecdn.com/new-age-developers-140402212329-phpapp01/95/developers-in-the-new-age-of-the-web-1-638.jpg?cb=1396492434",
"caption":"In this talk, I covered why the Front-end Engineer has become one of the core team members of this new age. <a href='http://www.slideshare.net/klamping/new-agedevelopers'>View Slides</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2014",
"headline":"Micah Rex Lamping Born",
"tag": "Personal",
"asset":
{
"media":"https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/10322435_10100259055248445_4536519635303758646_n.jpg?oh=586619a58975423bb75abce373ee2f03&oe=54D0F263&__gda__=1422965766_8154847cbc36f35864e0152f75e1ef96",
"credit":"Credit: Katie Lamping",
"caption":"My Son: 7lbs 3.5oz, 20in, Micah Rex (incorporates Edan's name suggestion of 'T-rex Snowman')"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2014,10,4",
"headline":"Conference: SassConf 2014",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BzCYuYKIcAIOKAV.jpg",
"caption":"This workshop walked through a few of the tools available to help add a regression test suite to any project. <a href='https://github.com/klamping/UIRegression'>View Workshop</a>"
}
},
{
"startDate":"2015,3,28",
"headline":"Conference: SpaceCityJS",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://spacecityjs.com/",
"caption":"I presented the morning keynote on 'Open-Source' Culture: how we can adapt the open-source style for closed-source projects."
}
},
{
"startDate":"2015,4,14",
"headline":"Conference: MinniWebCon",
"tag": "Professional",
"asset":
{
"media":"http://minnewebcon.org/sessions/introduction-to-automated-ui-regression-testing",
"caption":"Similar to SassConf, I presented again on Visual Regression Testing. This time in <a href='http://www.kevinlamping.com/hands-on-visual-regression-testing/'>a different format</a>."
}
}
]
}
}