Here are the slides for the opening keynote I delivered at the New Adventures conference in Nottingham on Thursday. They make no sense out of context like this. You kinda had to be there (or suggest to some other conference that I should deliver this talk again—hint, hint).
Saturday, January 26th, 2019
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
A great slide deck from Alla, all about design principles. From purpose to principles to patterns.
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
The slides from Yesenia’s talk on scenario-driven design.
Friday, August 4th, 2017
Oh, how I wish I could’ve been at Web Directions Code in Melbourne to see this amazing presentation by Charlotte. I can’t quite get over how many amazing knowledge bombs she managed to drop in just 20 minutes!
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Slides from Harry’s recent talk on performance.
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
Dave’s Kickstarter project looks like it could be very handy on Fridays a beer o’clock in the Clearleft office.
Friday, October 7th, 2016
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.
Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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.
Thursday, April 7th, 2016
Everything you ever wanted to know about CSS pseudo-classes (and pseudo-elements).
Monday, November 16th, 2015
Are we doomed to see history repeat itself? With the amount of client-side MVC frameworks and the upcoming implementation of the ES6 syntax, will we soon be seeing a repeat of the “browser wars.” Will more websites only work in a select number of browsers with the capabilities to run their code?
Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
This looks like a terrific presentation from Alla on iconography, semiotics, and communication.
Friday, May 29th, 2015
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.
Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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?
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
This Eno-esque deck of cards by Scott could prove very useful for a lot of Clearleft projects.
Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Dave’s great slides from a presentation on performance and responsive design.
Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Looks like Phil’s talk at The Web Is in Cardiff was terrific.
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
The slides from Chris’s presentation on the known unknowns of the web.
Friday, January 13th, 2012
Richard starts diving into some the nifty ligatures that are becoming available to us in OpenType fonts with CSS3.
Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
Finally. Hyphenation on the web.
Pretty much the only forms of Western literature that don’t use hyphenation are children’s books and websites. Until now.