Slides from Harry’s recent talk on performance.
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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.
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, July 30th, 2014
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.
Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
Slides from Tantek’s recent talk at Web Directions Code about the Indie Web.
Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
This may be the only slideshow on a website I’ve ever actually bothered to click all the way through.