There are some great service worker optimisation tips in these slides.
Sunday, September 17th, 2017
Sunday, August 13th, 2017
119 slides from Sarah on a wide range of SVG magic (with code).
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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!
Monday, July 3rd, 2017
Paul has published the slides and transcript of his knock-out talk at Patterns Day. This a must-read: superb stuff!
Design systems are an attempt to add a layer of logic and reasoning over a series decisions made by complex, irrational, emotional human beings. As such, they are subject to individual perspectives, biases, and aspirations.
How does the culture in which they are made effect the resulting design?
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Slides from Harry’s recent talk on performance.
Monday, November 21st, 2016
Russell wrote an article for Wired magazine all about PowerPoint, but this extended director’s cut on his own site is the real deal.
Who knew that the creator of PowerPoint was such an enthusiast for the concertina?
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
Monday, September 12th, 2016
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.
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.
Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
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.
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
The slides from Aaron’s talk at OS Bridge in Portland, looking at the formats and protocols powering the indie web.
Monday, June 6th, 2016
Thursday, March 24th, 2016
Vitaly calls them dirty tricks but this is a handy collection of front-end development techniques. They’re not really dirty …just slightly soiled.
Sunday, February 21st, 2016
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.
Friday, January 29th, 2016
The slides from Calum’s presentation at Front-end London.
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?
Saturday, November 22nd, 2014
A great presentation on web components by Marcy, with an emphasis on keeping them accessible.