Scott Van Looy , AKQA
Simplicity is the key to speed
In these days of websites built on top of libraries built on top of frameworks built on top of hacks, have we lost our way? After all, users just want a site that works fast. It doesn't matter how beautiful it looks if no one sticks around long enough to get past the loading screen. Join Scott Van Looy, Technical Architect at AKQA, as he guides us through his process for building beautiful, creatively rich websites that load super-fast – with real-world proof.
Robert Brown , ASOS
Fiddling With Charles (Oo'er Missus)
Have you ever had to waste a day setting up a local environment to fix a bug that you know will only take 5 mins of coding? Have cross domain security policies spoilt your local environment? Ever wished you could test some new functionality within your production environment without having to go through the release process? In this whistle stop tour of Charles Proxy, Rob Brown, Principal UI Engineer at ASOS, will be introducing some of the features he uses on a near-daily basis which help with all of the these cases, and more.
Benjamin Howarth , Code Gecko
Detox And Eating Cake At The SPA
Harald Krefting , AKQA
Creating A Virtual World For Oculus Rift
One of the most exciting developments in interactive technology recently has been the introduction of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Join Senior Creative Developer Harald Krefting as he shows how AKQA developed a virtual reality experience for Nissan using Unity3D to allow customers to co-create their own cars in high definition 3D. And, yes, there will be demo units in the room!
Thursday 13 March 2014, 18:30 - 21:00
The Goldsmiths' Centre
42 Britton Street
London EC1M 5AD
Free Entry. Refreshments Provided.
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