Slides (with notes in Dutch) of a talk I gave at a recent Fronteers Meetup covering my love for mapping (projections and coordinate systems), Google Maps, and working with geodata.
This talk will demonstrate that, whether its double-equals coercion, iteration without
hasOwnProperty, augmenting native prototypes or even fraternizing with the evil
The final advice is rock solid:
It’s OK to break a rule if you understand why the rule exists and you can mitigate (or safely ignore) the concerns of the rulemakers and breaking the rule would add value
A presentation with quite a few practical pointers on doing presentations (how meta!):
Nice recap on how to build responsive layouts
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.
Responsive web design has made designing flexible websites fashionable again, but there’’s more to being fashionably flexible than technology or using CSS3 media queries.
So this unique workshop — hosted by Andy Clarke, designer, author and speaker — puts the design back into responsive design. Andy will teach you how to design from the ‘content out’, instead of from the ‘canvas in’.
(RSS Readers: click through to see the slides embedded)
On any given request for our website there are loads of unknown factors. One of the more obvious unknowns is the browser. There are lots of techniques and tools we can use to ensure good experiences across any browser. But we also don’t know about the person. Who are they? Where to they live? What are they thinking? We should be admitting that we don’t know those things either. And how does that person interact with their browser? And how does that browser interact with the server behind our website? These are all unknowns. The first step is admitting it and the next is embracing it.