Indie Web Camp Brighton 2016
A jolly weekend of talking and making.
A jolly weekend of talking and making.
Three events in three cities.
The only way to win is not to play.
Web components are supposed to extend the web, not replace it.
A few examples of animation on the web.
When abstraction becomes obfuscation.
September 24th and 25th. Be there and be square.
The tragedy of the iframe commons.
A look at some of the accessibility options.
My Clearleft colleagues are an inspiration.
A few things to remember if you’re going to using position:fixed.
A field report from Amsterdam.
Bouncing between the beach and the canal.
I’ve got a business proposition for you.
What’s the worst that could happen?
It’s a book. It’s a progressive web app. It’s HTML5 For Web Designers.
I need to get better at balance.
Some code to show a progress bar for file uploads.
The super-sexy title is because this stuff tends to be super-specific to the server setup.
Killing the web to save it.
The reality of unevenly-distributed browser features isn’t a bug, it’s a feature.
Two years in a row at the excellent Sipgate offices in Düsseldorf.
Pimping my home page at Indie Web Camp Nuremberg.
From buttons to links.
In which Comic Book Guy critiques in-flight entertainment.
The web is a tiny pony.
How do you solve a problem like Safari?
They’re just restin’.
I had the honour being Master of Ceremonies at the world’s first conference dedicated to progressive enhancement.
The first conference dedicated to progressive enhancement.
A bugfix for Chrome’s errant behaviour.
A little pattern of enhancement.
Jotting down some observations.
The power of art.
To the capital and back.
Step-by-step instructions for more secure response headers on Apache.
I’m wrong again …fortunately.
The inevitable opinion piece on *that* movie.
A CSS fix for sluggish tap responses on mobile.
Fallbacks and enhancements are fundamentally different things.
Trying to figure out which event to use as a trigger.
This should work in theory. It doesn’t work in practice.
You should come by the Clearleft office and test your website on many many devices.
Brighton has been positively bursting with excellent events lately.
The web is getting progressively enhanced.
Enhancing my site with the niftiest new technology.
Defeating the inner critic with narrative trickery.
Why is it more nerve-wracking to speak to a small group of people you know than a large group of strangers?
Finding Ada …right here in Brighton.
First impressions of Google’s RSS killer …no wait, they already killed RSS.
Further reading related to my talk at An Event Apart Austin.
What a day! What a lovely Responsive Field Day!
Delving back into my own chronology.
The digital festival is in full swing.
A trip to Denmark for the Coldfront conference.
There are many ways to style a cat.
Hats off to Graham.
Some recent sci-fi books I’ve read and recommend.
Time travel, terminators, and network infrastructure.
Come along to the inaugural meetup in our treehouse.
Relive Responsive Day Out 3 in the form of moving images
Verging on the ridiculous.
A thoroughly enjoyable weekend with a lovely group of people.
How low can you go?
Talking about progressive enhancement without talking about progressive enhancement.
Day ninety seven.
Day ninety five.
Day ninety three.
Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Day eighty nine.
Day eighty eight.
Day eighty five.
Day eighty three.
Day seventy eight.
Day seventy four.
Day seventy three.
Save the dates: July 11th-12th.
Day sixty nine.
Day sixty seven.
Not absolutely nothing, but not absolutely everything either.
Day sixty six.
Day sixty five.
Oh, what a lovely day!
Day sixty two.
Day fifty nine.
Day fifty eight.
Lessons learned from Indie Web Camp Germany.
Day fifty one.
Day forty nine.
Day forty four.
Day forty two.
Day thirty nine.
Bringing the conference series to a close with a bang!
Day thirty two.
Lyza is speaking! Squee!
Day twenty nine.
Day twenty six.
I put this moment over here.
The most pernicious of falsehoods is the idea that the internet never forgets.
Ongoing events in Brighton.
I have a bad feeling about this.
Now you can grab the audio from YouTube and Vimeo videos for your huffduffing pleasure.
24 hours ‘till tickets go on sale.
Long-term thinking for digital storage.
Get ready to pounce on March 3rd.
Preserving the habitual, the banal.
A difference of opinion regarding what the core features of custom elements should be.
Incrementally improving the perceived performance of Ajax interactions.
Assume a perfectly spherical web browser…
Two-thirds of the way there.
I’m going to Japan!
Keep June 19th free in your diary.
Extending the wheel, instead of reinventing it.
A collaboration between Clearleft and the Wellcome Trust.
The tragicomedy of the creative commons.
What the web is(n’t).
Progressive, not regressive, enhancement.
Brain betrayal in Brooklyn.
What I did at Science Hack Day San Francisco.
Trying to write long-lasting code when you’re working in an agency.
Thank you, Europe. Next stop, America.
The power of the spoken word, recorded.
A productive weekend.
Hopes and fears.
Reasons To Be Creative, Dots, Improving Reality, Indie Web Camp, Maker Faire, Laser Synths, and of course, dConstruct.
The line-up for this year’s dConstruct just gets better and better.
Committing CSS heresy for more maintainable markup.
A pair of responsive design events in London.
Right after dConstruct.
Two great tastes that go great together.
The wheel turns full circle.
Donations in her memory.
A handsome redesign with a touch of playfulness.
Responsive Day Out 2: The Squishening
Welcome to Brighton.
A trip to the Baldone Schmidt telescope in Latvia.
Everything you need to know about your trip to the seaside.
Did you miss out on getting a ticket? It’s not too late!
It’s not you, it’s me.
Boston to Austin to Baltimore to San Diego.
Whither Google Analytics and Do Not Track?
Digital destruction courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum.
Come along to chat about organisational stuff’n’shit.
Relive the magic of the world’s finest conference.
It’s a wide, wide web.
Grab your ticket for Responsive Day Out 2 tomorrow.
Thoughts prompted by the Edge Conference in London.
219,000 hours of wonder.
A simple little pattern for form submissions.
Seb and Remy will be dropping knowledge bombs.
Hijax, Youjax, we all jax for Pjax.
The web is not a platform.
The new Code for America website is live. That was quick!
Three days in Munich.
Divide and take over.
Popping the Connections cherry in style at 68 Middle Street.
The front-end style guide for Code for America.
Thinky, thinky, talky, talky.
Hold me closer.
Musical comet trails through 2013.
This post was deleted.
We must go deeper.
Semantics and such.
Three cities in two weeks.
Getting excited and making things with science in the best possible venue.
Delving into old-fashioned parsing rules.
Two days in geek paradise.
Return to Freiburg.
A short playlist.
San Francisco, California; Chicago, Illinois.
San Francisco, California.
That’s 300 milliseconds of my life that I’m never getting back.
San Diego, California.
Sierra Vista, Arizona.
Sierra Vista, Arizona.
Sierra Vista, Arizona.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlanta, Georgia; Tucson, Arizona.
A little retrospective.
Calvert County, Maryland.
Five weeks and counting to dConstruct 2013.
Applying progressive enhancement to responsive navigation patterns.
Rounding up some of Europe’s web gatherings.
A big, big gov.
The street will find its own uses for this device.
It was twenty years ago today.
Musing on a thirteen year old piece of writing on the web.
A half-day workshop I did at this year’s UX London.
A word from our sponsors.
I’m going to miss Tumblr when it’s gone.
Getting consistent browser behaviour for the placeholder attribute.
Sharing a pattern that didn’t quite work.
In which I permit myself a moment to gloat about liquid layouts.
Apps for designers.
All the talks are available for your listening and huffduffing pleasure.
Out of the park.
Counting down the days.
A modest proposal for long-distance air travel.
Liveblogging Josh’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.
Liveblogging Scott’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.
Liveblogging Luke’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.
Liveblogging Jon’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.
Liveblogging Eric’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.
Liveblogging Jeffrey’s talk at An Event Apart in Atlanta.
Just two weeks to go.
Not all media queries are created equal.
The only correct coding style is the one everyone is agreeing to use.
The communal device lab is here for us to use.
When it’s a void.
What’s the first thing you do?
Why does a decade on the web feel like an epoch?
My answer to a deceptively simple-sounding question.
Design iterations over eight years.
A line-up change and an after-party.
The hacks we shouldn’t have to do.
Scripting Tufte’s bite-sized charts.
Get a ticket while stocks last.
Finally, the Irish music community site gets an overhaul.
Come on down to Brighton on March 1st, 2013. A great day out for £50!
Today is launch day for an exceptionally good project.
A day of front-end fun in Brighton.
Responsive images, compressive images, and icon fonts. Take your pick.
Links from a workshop.
Keep them updates scrollin’.
Apple’s lack of developer relations for Safari needs to change.
Bring me your phones, your tablets, your huddled devices.
Thanks to Smashing Magazine, I had the chance to revisit my old haunts.
The audio (and transcript) is available for your listening (and reading) pleasure.
Preceded by the mind-blowing awesomeness of Brighton SF.
What should I ask Brian Aldiss, Lauren Beukes, and Jeff Noon?
The places to be.
Geeking it up on both sides of the Atlantic.
The testlab setup.
Brighton SF just got even better.
Preparing for the Brighton Digital Festival.
Read these things about things on the network.
All of this has happened before. All of this will happen again.
Brighton, London, Malmö…
I’m gathering together some sci-fi authors the evening before dConstruct.
A conference in Texas. No, not that one.
The Brighton Digital Festival returns.
May: The Netherlands, Belgium, and Canada. June: nothing. July: Barcelona and Austin.
Happy birthday, Alan.
Some more device grist for the communal testing mill.
Hammering out the issues around standardising responsive images.
Opening up the Clearleft device lab has resulted in more devices.
I’m going to be moderating two panel discussions. What should I ask the panelists?
Tweaking the dConstruct 2012 site for performance.
Pop ‘round to the Clearleft office if you want to test a site on our devices.
The results are in. Here’s what you came up with to solve the problem of conditional loading with CSS.
“Common” breakpoints are the new fold.
Save the date: September 7th, 2012 is going to be a fantastic day in Brighton.
The slow disappearance of a storage medium.
Responding to responsiveness, as prompted by MacUser UK magazine.
I, for one, welcome our new sharing and caring overlords of markup and CSS.
Matt has accepted the challenge I threw down in my Webstock talk (which has now been transcribed).
A day of robots, science hacks, digital preservation and the new aesthetic.
My sense of entitlement. Let me show it to you.
A responsive image technique leads to some nostalgia for the early days of web development.
Read the transcript of my talk from An Event Apart 2010.
Seven years of audio goodness gathered together in one place.
A mobile-first approach to UA-sniffing.
The transcript of the audio of the video of the talk from Build.
Archiving a special mention by the greatest archivist of them all.
How I wish that conference audio were as widespread of conference video. Speaking of which, I’ve transcribed my talk from the Update conference.
Responsiveness in the second dimension.
Progressively enhancing form fields.
From another world.
Want to join me on a horse ranch in the Rockies?
A Christmas letter.
I left my Event Apart in San Francisco.
The internet never forgets to think that the internet never forgets.
Tidying up some code I used in a 24 Ways article.
I had fun at Build in Belfast but alas, I didn’t make it to Science Hack Day in San Francisco.
Agreeing and disagreeing with Divya.
A future-friendly approach to mobile-first responsive design.
Reading in the sky.
I cried too.
I travelled. I talked.
Happy birthday to this.
Documenting the infinite loop between science fiction and reality in digital art, cinema and gaming.
Smart defaults are important, especially when it comes to server-side sniffing.
This. This is how we should build for the web.
The Breaking Development conference was the perfect platform for discussing all things mobile.
Greetings from Nashville, or possibly space.
Annoying iOS developers for fun and for serious.
All the fun of the Maker Faire.
dConstruct 2011 was great …in my opinion.
Combining responsive design with CSS table layout to rearrange the display of content and navigation.
Putting content first by combining responsive design with the CSS3 flexible box layout module.
Is it not strange that sheep’s guts should hale souls out of men’s bodies?
Our collective creativity, no matter how ugly, is worth preserving.
Waiting for the deletionist axe to fall.
I’m preparing a workshop for dConstruct on responsive design.
A look back and a look ahead.
The dream of independent publishing is alive in Portland.
Conferences in the UK.
One of these things may just change your life.
There’s a book I want you to read.
The web is agreement.
Everything new is old again.
Five weeks ‘till Brighton goes type mad.
Listen in to a conversation I had about responsive web design.
Missing Grant McLennan.
Failing to explain what made An Event Apart in Boston so special to me.
Hyperlinks of digital preservation.
Liveblogging Jared’s talk at An Event Apart in Boston.
Liveblogging Ethan’s talk at An Event Apart in Boston.
Liveblogging Luke’s talk at An Event Apart in Boston.
Liveblogging Veerle’s talk at An Event Apart in Boston.
Liveblogging Whitney’s presentation at An Event Apart in Boston.
Liveblogging Jeffrey’s opening talk at An Event Apart in Boston.
In which I repeatedly hammer home the point that it’s all about the content.
I for one welcome our new voice-activated algorithmic overlords.
My travel report.
For all the faults with its digital books, this little device is proving its worth.
Lazy responsiveness or responsive laziness.
Another way of ensuring Internet Explorer gets your layout styles.
Solving that pesky Windows Phone 7 problem.
An excellent night of narrative exploration in Brighton.
Attempting to patch a bug in Mobile Safari.
Gathering many design principles into one document.
Revisiting the origins of the internet.
A follow-up on responsive web design.
Clarifying the problem space of responsive web design.
The fine print.
SxSW is Soylent Green.
Brighton to Illinois to Texas to Florida to Oregon to Washington to Brighton.
Care to place a wager?
When is an explanation not an explanation?
Don’t fear responsive design; embrace it.
How hash-bang URLs violate the robustness principle.
The difference between being on the web and being archived.
The BBC is planning to delete 172 websites.
We are dark stardust, we are golden, we are puppets.
Get your Huffduffer fix down the phone line, thanks to Tropo .
My name is Jeremy and I am a URL fetishist.
My first book has been updated (though not by me).
An oEmbed nip here, a responsive design tuck there.
The Pembertonisation of my bookmarks: I’m hosting my own.
Let’s get together and feel alright.
Liquid vs. fixed has been omitted. We regret the error.
An advent calendar for fonts, complete with responsive layout.
Turning NASA transcripts into hypertext jewels.
From the lowlands of Holland to the coast of California.
Oh, the humanity!
A responsive refresh of adactio.com that takes progressive enhancement to the next level.
Giving the UX London site some extra flexibility.
Responsive web design is about more than just media queries.
Keynoting at Drupalcon.
Back in blog.
Our civilisation needs to hit Ctrl+S.
The times, they are a-changin’.
From Web Directions @media to Science Hack Day.
Call yourself a web designer?
Betting on HTML.
Greetings, I write you as a humble spacefaring probe…
Aural synchronicity on the journey to Londinium.
You kind of had to not be there.
Once again, the data shows confusion between sections and articles in HTML5.
Another excellent event apart.
Join me at one of these locations.
I want you to read something.
It’s that time of year again.
Let’s lynch the landlord.
Three ages of lunacy.
Behind the scenes of the latest Clearleft site.
All I want for Christmas is a lint tool.
The geeky events just keep coming.
Shooting the breeze in MP3s.
All of these moments will be lost in time.
Be in Brighton on November 20th.
One Friday in September.
Add a memento to the dConstruct time capsule.
Popping my Django cherry.
Straight from An Event Apart to @media.
Wrapping up a day’s liveblogging and speaking
Liveblogging Whitey Hess at An Event Apart Boston 2009.
Liveblogging Joshua Porter at An Event Apart Boston 2009.
Liveblogging Jason Santa Maria at An Event Apart Boston 2009.
Liveblogging Kristina Halvorson at An Event Apart Boston 2009.
Liveblogging Jared Spool at An Event Apart Boston 2009.
Conference are like buses. Here come three at once.
Don’t you wonder sometimes ‘bout sound and vision?
When is a ball not a sphere?
Geocities is no longer here for you to use.
Opening up Bamboo Juice 2009.
Fighting the good fight in Europe.
When rabbit holes become memory holes.
rev=”canonical” has a posse.
I’m mobile. Fly me.
Past and future.
Speaking and travelling.
Is it safe?
Back up before your data goes down.
Get your hack on.
The importance of transparency.
15 questions on Creative Commons.
Liveblogging the first ever PaperCamp in London.
The flame that’s Creative Commons licensed burns twice as long.
For your listening pleasure.
All the cool kids are doing it.
The story of how one of my Flickr pictures came to be used in a Hollywood movie.
Design, context and embarrassing old websites.
Adventures in the land of the rising sun.
I’m going to Japan.
Podcasts make train journeys bearable.
Speaking and listening in San Francisco.
Wrapping up a day’s liveblogging in San Francisco.
Liveblogging Dan Cederholm at An Event Apart San Francisco.
Liveblogging Liz Danzico at An Event Apart San Francisco.
Liveblogging Heather Champ at An Event Apart San Francisco.
Liveblogging Luke Wroblewski at An Event Apart San Francisco.
Liveblogging Jason Santa Maria at An Event Apart San Francisco.
Liveblogging Eric Meyer at An Event Apart San Francisco.
Liveblogging Jeffrey Zeldman at An Event Apart San Francisco.
Say it loud and say it proud.
The Mac app from Clearleft that might further the cause of usability testing.
Data visualisation killed the video star.
A different kind of conference.
Voices that natter.
Brighton to Nashville to San Francisco.
The land of the midnight sun.
North to Alaska.
Liveblogging a talk by Gavin Starks at XTech 2008 in Dublin.
Liveblogging a spontaneous panel from XTech 2008 in Dublin.
Liveblogging a talk by Michael Smith at XTech 2008 in Dublin.
Liveblogging a talk by Rob Lee at XTech 2008.
David delivers a state of the Web address to the geek nation.
Take my audio file. Please.
Get hard drive. Examine hard drive.
Liveblogging a presentation by Daniel Burka at The Future of Web Design.
Liveblogging a presentation by Jon Hicks at The Future of Web Design.
Liveblogging a talk by Elliot Jay Stocks at The Future of Web Design.
Liveblogging a presentation from Larissa Meek at the Future of Web Design.
The air gets sucked out of the room at The Future of Web Design.
Liveblogging a talk from Andy Budd at The Future of Web Design in London.
Liveblogging a session from Steven Pearce and Andy Clarke at the Future of Web Design.
When does web development become systems administration?
Links to pretty pictures of data.
Voxpop videos from the Social Graph Foo Camp.
How Erin and Peter saved South by Southwest.
One week in Thailand.
I’m off to San Francisco. Again.
You can’t play that here.
The year in (p)review.
Take my style sheet. Please.
I had a blast… as always.
Presentation: done. Conference: done.
In San Francisco.
Banishing the moaners and whingers with a healthy dose of amazing videos.
Reporting on some vibrant communities in Spain, in Brighton and on the Web.
Cardboard box demolition.
A great conference in a great city.
I’m going across the Atlantic again.
Backing up my position on blog comments with some quotes.
Never a dull moment.
Let me count the ways.
A microformats video lasting one minute and one second.
Last night in San Francisco.
The biggest small town in the West.
I’m going to San Francisco.
Revish sets the tagging machinery in motion.
Even if you don’t like it, let us have our fun.
Type sets the tone.
Cheekiness and gravitas in equal amounts.
The diversity debate is back.
A running commentary of the fun at FOWA.
The film of the typeface.
A great conference with the best post-conference activities ev-ah!
What a conference!
I’m acclimatising to the time zone.
I’m off to Canada for Web Directions North.
A new site looks like a golden opportunity for vote-links.
Let’s see if I’ve got the hang of this meme.
My movements in a year.
My first ever UK Christmas.
Drew has published a little article by me on his advent calendar.
I went behind the curtain at the Kennedy Space Center.
You can’t swing a cat without hitting a microformat these days.
An API-driven text adventure, accessible train times and hackable URLs; oh, yes.
Now with added Flickry goodness.
Some distinguished visitors come to Brighton.
London yesterday, London tomorrow… I’ve turned into a commuter.
It’s time for me to expand my Australian horizons.
Softly, softly, designy website.
The most faithful Philip K.Dick adaptation yet.
Heads up. Flickr and Del.icio.us have made some changes.
Some pictures I took are in the Daily Telegraph.
The film of the graphic novel.
Many happy returns.
Isn’t it high time we started using CSS to its fullest?
…the kingdom was lost.
Learn DOM Scripting and Ajax in the Big Apple.
The Internet Archive is a handy place to store creative commons licensed audio files.
Something tiny this way comes.
Brighton misses Joe Clark.
Moving house, one lego spaceship at a time.
Before heading off to Amsterdam, I need to get all my worldly belongings into my new flat.
I’m taking a trip down memory lane, Freiburg, Germany via Basel, Switzerland.
Making podcasts accessible.
Help yourself to a rich serving of web dev resources.
The perfume of the movie of the website… you read it here first.
Not everything is black and white.
Some tips for when (not if) you see the film Primer.
Amazon’s newest web service has no face, but I think it’s got legs.
Websites aren’t built; they’re grown.