Indy.Code() Sessions tagged web

A Little Elm Goes a Long Way

Front-End development is fast paced. What you do today will change tomorrow. What if we could write code without crashes that enabled us to change our software and scale our codebase with our application? Elm is a statically typed language and platform for rich interactive web front ends. Let's take a look at what make Elm a powerful environment for developing complex UIs through the lense of a project that started from nothing and grew to a fully featured web client that works with an existing Rest API.

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Brian Ball

Brian Ball

Staff Software Engineer, SEP

Node.js Crash Course

Node.js is a compelling platform that is quickly spreading from startups to the enterprise. Node.js strategically unites developers of all backgrounds through the common language of JavaScript. Why should you learn Node.js and where do you start? You will come away from this talk with the evidence to support Node.js, and tools you need to be productive. We will walk through a typical workflow of creating and debugging a web application. You will learn how easy it is to deploy, including Microsoft Azure. We'll also look at popular frameworks and modules, and other learning resources to give you the best start.

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David Neal

David Neal

Software Developer, Joyent

CSS Isn't Scary

Ugh, CSS, it seems like it has a mind of its own and gets overwhelming when you use it for anything more than a simple layout. Sometimes, it feels like you're just guessing on what property to use and hoping for the best. You might feel intimidated and find yourself needing a front end developer to make even tiny changes to your site. In this presentation, I'll help you tame that CSS beast and discuss tips and tricks for getting your site to look exactly right the first time. I'll explain common misunderstandings about CSS and show you that, no, CSS isn't that scary.

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Stephanie Slattery

Stephanie Slattery

Front End Engineer, Clique Studios