Design Principles For The Web

The opening presentation from An Event Apart Online Together: Front-End Focus held online in August 2020 It’s a typical Jeremy Keith talk with many things mentioned, all converging to what he described before in his blog post Robustness and least power (and also covered in other talks). Definitely worth your time. Hit the link for …

Spectacle CodeSlide: Present code with style

Present code with style using spectacle. Awesome way to present code, and putting the focus of the reader where it needs to be. It also lets you jump to specific lines even if they’ve already been displayed before (because code tends to jump). import React from 'react'; import { Spectacle, Deck } from 'spectacle'; import …

Responsive Principles

Responsive web design has engendered a wider conversation about how we build products that accommodate an increasing breadth of connected devices. This talk will suggest a framework within which we can model this continuing discussion, and outline the principles needed for our work to better respond to a rapidly changing world. A PDF with presenter …

JavaScript: Break all the Rulez

This talk will demonstrate that, whether its double-equals coercion, iteration without hasOwnProperty, augmenting native prototypes or even fraternizing with the evil eval and with, there is a time and place for virtually every feature of JavaScript and taking the time to study and understand their potential will enrich the programming experience, just as a broader …

PHP CLI, The Other SAPI

Most developers use PHP in a web context and run their code via Apache. The command line interface (CLI) is another approach to run PHP without the overhead of your webserver. This talk not only illustrates the usage of the PHP binary, but also some use cases for which the CLI is the better tool. …