Why Game Developers Should Care About HTML5

Slides (with notes) of a talk I gave at the SEGAN Conference in Tallinn, Estonia a few weeks ago. The talk consisted of two parts: the actual talk, and a demonstration. The talk was handled by me, the demonstration by my colleague Rogier. These slides are not available anymore. Please see this updated version of …

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. …

Fashionably flexible responsive web design

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 …