Actions and Detail Panel
Respond evening with Rachel Nabors and Vitaly Friedman
Thu. 11 May 2017, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm AEST
Join two of the leading experts in modern front end design and development, Vitaly Friedman, founder of Smashing Magazine, and Rachel Nabors, animatoon expert extraordinaire.
Each will provide insights as to the current state of modern Web design. So join us for
Vitaly Friedman: New Adventures in Responsive Web Design
With HTTP/2, Service Workers, Responsive Images, Flexbox, SVG and Font Loading APIs now available in browsers, we all are still trying to figure out just the right strategy for designing and building responsive websites just in time. We want to use all of these technologies, but how can we use them efficiently, and how do we achieve it within a reasonable amount of time?
In this talk, Vitaly Friedman, editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine, will be looking into a strategy for crafting fast, resilient and flexible responsive design systems by utilising all of those wonderful shiny web technologies we have available today.
He'll also talk about dealing with legacy browsers and will cover a few dirty little techniques that might ensure that your responsive websites stay relevant, flexible and accessible in years to come.
Rachel Nabors: The Web In Motion
Animation stands as a key differentiator between native and web-based experiences. As the lines begin to blur between “native” and “web" apps, animation is becoming more and more important to building a web that can meet user expectations. Many roadblocks have stood in the way of an animated web, but we are overcoming them one by one, and a host of new tools are now at our disposal.
In this talk, Rachel Nabors looks at how animation helps people interact with touch screens, how those same principles apply to the web, and where animation has been all this time.