I heard nothing but good things about this talk from the Fronteers conference. There’s some great stuff in here—I really like its historical perspective.
This slide deck is a whistle-stop tour of all things styleguide and pattern-library related. Nice to see Charlotte’s excellent exercise get a shout-out.
A talk from Harry on the whys and hows of refactoring CSS. He mentions the
all: initial declaration, which I don’t think I’ve come across before.
I really, really like what Ember is aiming for here:
That’s how you get the holy grail of resilience and performance:
Subsequent visits and interactions are therefore nearly instantaneous, because they don’t rely on the network.
I sincerely hope other frameworks are paying attention to this layered approach.
Oh, and I also like this observation:
There’s an age-old argument about the difference between “web pages” and “web apps”. In reality, there’s a continuum between the two.
The slides from Aaron’s talk at OS Bridge in Portland, looking at the formats and protocols powering the indie web.
Vitaly calls them dirty tricks but this is a handy collection of front-end development techniques. They’re not really dirty …just slightly soiled.
Continuing the topic of public speaking, Jenn has a really good technique for figuring out how to arrange the pieces of your talk without getting bogged down in designing slides.
The slides from Calum’s presentation at Front-end London.
The slides from Paul’s talk-in-progress on design principles for building responsive sites. He gave us a sneak peak at Clearleft earlier this week. ‘Sgood.
The slides from Katie’s recent talk.
Performance is a rising requirement for building successful websites, but successful performance begins far earlier than development. So how do you get your entire team excited by it, specifically aesthetic-heavy designers?
A great presentation on web components by Marcy, with an emphasis on keeping them accessible.
Dave’s great slides from a presentation on performance and responsive design.
Looks like Phil’s talk at The Web Is in Cardiff was terrific.
A set of slides from Destiny Montague and Lara Swanson at Etsy with their advice on setting up a device lab. Lara also wrote about the device lab on the Etsy code blog.
Slides from Tantek’s recent talk at Web Directions Code about the Indie Web.
This may be the only slideshow on a website I’ve ever actually bothered to click all the way through.
The slides from Andy’s excellent pragmatic talk on performance and aggressive enhancement at the Responsive Day Out.