Christopher Webb - Supercharge Your Toolchain: Haml, Sass, Coffee, Git, & Heroku

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Supercharge Your Toolchain: Haml, Sass, Coffee, Git, & Heroku
presented by Christopher Webb

Learn how to write faster markup with Haml, smarter CSS with Sass, and better JavaScript with Coffee Script while we build a simple Rails3 application. We’ll touch on the benefits of a git repository and the ease of deploying to Heroku. Intended for anyone interested in more expedient tools.

About Chris

Christopher works as a User Interface Engineer at Groupon. He’s meticulous about hand-crafted HTML, carefully pruned CSS, and pushing the web forward. He’s interested in responsive web design, building iOS apps, and hacking on Arduinos. When he’s not pushing daily deals, he spends time with his loving wife, their two beautiful kids, and his rambunctious dog.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    The speaker was great. Very passionate, and relatively effective in getting his ideas/views across. His app also had a really pleasant design aesthetic to it, so props!

    August 29, 2012

  • Harry C.

    Christopher was an entertaining presenter with a great overview showcasing the capabilities of each technology without going unnecessarily deep on each. Pitched at a really accessible level.

    August 23, 2012

  • Siby E.

    He's a good speaker. I enjoyed his sense of humor as well.

    August 23, 2012

  • Steve S.

    Chris gave a comprehensive overview of these elegant languages and the reasons for using them. A very enjoyable presentation... Time well spent!

    August 23, 2012

  • Dean M.

    Long, but very informative. Hope these technologies become more pervasive.

    August 23, 2012

  • Michael John B.

    Very informative

    August 23, 2012

  • Andrew C.

    Fantastic stuff - very helpful - great slides.

    August 22, 2012

  • Dave K.

    Thanks Mr. Webb! That was an awesome presentation. Sometimes new (to me) technology can be intimidating, but not they way you've laid it out. I can't wait to dig in.

    August 22, 2012

  • Jeff A.

    Awesome. Learned a lot. Lot to try out

    August 22, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    A friend and I produced this set of SASS Mixins for CSS3 features:

    They are made for the more modern SCSS variant of SASS.

    1 · August 22, 2012

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