Indy.Code() Sessions tagged web

Where The Web Is Going

The web is a strange place with many standards and browser vendors that all have to come together to make something useful. This talk looks at what's next for web technologies including ECMAScript 2018, Progressive Web Apps, Web Components, and HTTP/2. It then looks at how these standards come about and which groups set the direction. We'll discuss how the W3C, WHATWG, ECMA TC39, and IETF work together (or don't) to push the Web forward. You'll leave this talk better prepared for the web of tomorrow.

Speaker

Jared Faris

Jared Faris

VP of Solutions, HMB

Flexbox + CSS Grid = Awesome!

The traditional 'box' layout model was designed to layout documents, not apps. Many hours have been lost endlessly tinkering with the positioning of HTML elements, but the joy at achieving perfect alignment is short-lived. Everything looks great until the page is loaded on a mobile device, and it looks like you threw things on a page from across the room. There's a better way! In this talk I will teach you about the flexbox layout model and CSS grid. We will cover these concepts at a high level, discuss why they are a better approach, and I will show you how to use them effectively. Used in tandem, these widely supported techniques can make your pages responsive, more accessible, and easier to build.

Speaker

Scott McAllister

Scott McAllister

Developer Advocate Lead, Smartsheet