Mastering RWD is difficult enough, doing it with a WordPress theme and no knowledge its intended use or future content is even harder. In this talk you’ll learn how to create WordPress themes that will maintain their responsive integrity over time. You’ll also learn how to build tools and strategies that you can implement in […]
Responsive web design has hit the scene like a bomb, and now designers everywhere are showing off to their bosses and peers by resizing their browser windows. “Look! The site is squishy!” While creating flexible layouts is important, there’s a whole lot more that goes into truly exceptional adaptive web experiences. This session will introduce […]
Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web in 1989, will discuss: “Open Web Platform: Hopes and Fears”. Berners-Lee is the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the web standards consortium. He is an advocate for net neutrality, the Open Web and web standards.
As the number of companies utilizing the cloud, smartphones and API’s grow, the demand for skilled programmers is increasing but there is a problem. There aren’t enough developers to go around. By 2018, there will be more than 1.4 million job openings in the IT sector. Companies are desperate to build their products yet the […]
Insights from the Poynter Institute’s major study of news and storytelling on tablets. The study explores the way that elements of touch, gesture, interactivity and position come together to create engaging, satisfying journalism. The research combines usability testing in the U.S. and Europe with worldwide industry expertise on what it takes to create and sustain excellence in publication.
Jonathan Williams (wcfay, @johnwilliams, links, all presentations) “Developing for open-source software is generous and optimistic… but when you talk about security, you have to consider the world your enemy.” — John Williams
Dustin Williams (wcfay, session, @relmone, slides, all presentations) Let’s learn how to seduce users with ux and ui with a design-veloper.
Shan Pesaru (wcfay, session, @sharphue, slides, all presentations) When clients want a more robust website, rather than just a blog, the sidebar has got to go, and navigation must go where people expect. Page Templates let you take your base layout options and play. Taking a design into WordPress can be sped up by using […]
Jay Thornton (wcfay, Collective Bias, slides, all presentations) Responsive design is about building a design that reacts to the screen size of any browser. Answer the question “What if I don’t know what size screen all users will be using?” impacts your design thinking.