Web design is just as important as the code that powers it. Usability and mobile support are what define people’s experience with your product. Our design track covers this.
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Sass is the most mature, stable, and powerful professional grade CSS extension language in the world. Sass lets you use features that don’t exist in CSS yet like variables, nesting, mixins, inheritance and other nifty goodies that make writing CSS fun again. Once you start tinkering with Sass, it will take your preprocessed Sass file […]
Master Drupal 8’s new Twig templating engine to create fun and fast websites with simple steps to help you move from concept to completion. Starting from the bottom up we will walk through setting up and configuring a new Drupal 8 website, learn how to work with core themes and create a Twig theme. We […]
With websites growing in complexity we have an increasing need for better tools to help build, test, and monitor our code. Everything from build scripts to monitoring and device testing. In this talk we will run through the current state of front-end development, from Mobile-First design, automatization to accessibility and linked data. You will learn […]
With more searches taking place on a mobile device than any other platform. Mobile websites are more important now than ever before. Ensuring that your site is mobile friendly, and not just mobile viewable. This presentation will explain why your website should be mobile friendly and also cover how users treat mobile and desktop site […]
Is your website mobile friendly? Do you think about how your website is experienced on a mobile device? Make your mobile website truly mobile friendly by using AMP. This presentation will guide you along the way to making your mobile website render fast, even on slower connections.
Website Accessibility refers to the idea that people of all abilities and disabilities be able to access online content. These disabilities can impair vision, hearing, and movement. Since the early days of the web, accessibility focus in the US has been on government run, and government funded websites. This may soon change. Even if the […]
Modern web design requires thinking not of a series of pages, but of content, in the abstract. It requires not building a design, but a system. Fortunately, some content management systems fit that model extremely well. In this session, we’ll explore the concept of design components and atomic design, and how they can be realized […]