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Chicago ExpressionEngine Meetup Message Board › Notes from 8/13/2012 Meetup

Notes from 8/13/2012 Meetup

A former member
Post #: 2
Here are some notes from last nights meetup:

Jason Siffring gave a presentation on setting up a base EE install. Topics included configuration options, local infrastructure, basic version control and deployments, and default channels, member groups, and templates.

Samuel Allen showed us some unique ways to use SafeCraker to build client-friendly front-end forms, and also spoke about pre-processing CSS styles using native EE CSS templates. More links­ from his demonstration can be found here.

Lastly, we spoke about possible future topics: EE site performance, how to use Stash, building navigations, and why to use EE vs other platforms.

All-in-all it was another great meetup! Remember next time to bring more friends and community members and let us know if anyone is interested in presenting, or what topics you are interested in hearing.

See you next time!

Jason S.
Group Organizer
Chicago, IL
Post #: 3
Thanks for the good discussion last night. Here is a link to my slides on setting up a base EE install.
Brett B.
Chicago, IL
Post #: 1
Great seeing y'all. Thanks again to Jason for sharing his base install with us.

Here are a couple of the links I mentioned:

South Street
Responsive resources from the Filament Group­

GreenSock Animation Platform
Super nifty JS (and AS) based animation platform.

Shop Talk Show
Awesomely awesome podcast about front-end web development.

Mac Developer Must-Haves
A list from EE developers sharing their favorite mac based programs, utilities, etc.

Brett B.
Chicago, IL
Post #: 2
Just saw this link about tips for speeding up your EE site and thought of Oliver.


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