This keynote will focus on the unique potential offered to web developers — the ability to use the web platform to build compelling applications that reach across different devices, scenarios and environments. In discussing the approaches necessary to deliver great experiences across all these spaces, we will also uncover unique opportunities in a platform that reaches from mobile phones to the biggest display screen in your house.
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Chrome recently announced they will replacing the webkit rendering engine with a new one, named Blink. What’s up with that? To find out, Chris Wilson and Paul Irish join Jen Simmons to explain rendering engines and vendor prefixes.
Everyone is screaming "We need to be on mobile!" What does that even mean? Where do you start? One of the biggest challenges of the mobile web is getting clients, coworkers and stakeholders on board and actually execute a project the right way. The hurdles are many: lack of understanding of the medium, small budgets, outdated processes and many more. Every organization is different so changing existing behaviors and processes takes a lot of effort, patience and time.
This presentation will show you how to execute a mobile web project successfully with a cross-disciplinary team. We’ll provide a set of helpful tools and practices to get you started and help educate your coworkers and clients at the same time.
Presented by Brad Frost & Jack Bishop at the September 2011 Breaking Development Conference held in Nashville, TN.
No matter how much we try to put ourselves into a mobile first mentality, it is hard for us to do so fully. Our access to PCs prevents us from experiencing mobile the way many in the world do.
We’re currently fighting for parity among experiences. We’re arguing that the mobile version shouldn’t be a dumbed down version of the desktop site.
But we’ve set our sights too low. In a true Mobile First world, the mobile version should be the best experience. Mobile shouldn’t just match the desktop experience, it should exceed it.
Presented by Jason Grigsby at the Breaking Development Conference held in September 2011 in Nashville, TN.