Web Evolution

Thursday 26 June 2014

Our Speakers

Patrick Hamann , The Guardian

Breaking News At 1000ms

As The Guardian prepare to launch their next generation news website, join Client-Side Engineer Patrick Hamann as he details the performance pitfalls and bottlenecks from networking to rendering their team has had to break through in order to deliver the latest news hot off the press and straight to the browser within the psychologically important 1000ms barrier.

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David Marland , BBC

URLs Are Dead. Long Live URLs

Browser manufacturers have long been moving towards removing the address bar in favour of a search box, so who cares about URLs anymore? Using the BBC Programmes site as a case study, join David Marland, Tech Lead at the BBC, as he extolts the value of canonical URLs and their greater importance than ever in today's Responsive Design-led web.

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Andi Smith , AKQA

The Quest For The Perfect Workflow

In a world where web development is evolving rapidly with features such as responsive design and pre-processors demanding more from our jobs with the same deadlines, wouldn’t it be great if we could use tools to speed up our workflow? Join Andi Smith, Technical Architect at AKQA, as he reveals how to optimise your Grunt and Gulp environments as we go in search of the perfect workflow.

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The Venue

Thursday 26 June 2014, 18:30 - 20:45

The Goldsmiths' Centre
42 Britton Street
London EC1M 5AD

Free Entry. Refreshments Provided.

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