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Monthly Front End PDX Meetup

  • Connective DX

    2030 NW Pettygrove St., Portland, OR (map)

    45.532700 -122.693344

  • This month, we're excited to have Jessica Tate in to dive deep into images. 

    About the talk:

    “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Images”

    On the outside, images on the web seem simple: save an image, compress it, and upload it to a website. If only it were that easy. What file type do I use? What size compression (or k-weight) should I aim for? What way is the “proper” way to save an image for the web? Are there different rules for images in Drupal and Wordpress? If you’ve asked yourself any one of these questions, then this is the perfect session for you.

    We will begin by setting a baseline for image standards and the basics of images as applied to the web. We will explore guidelines and practical applications of saving images for web optimization, image file types, and what they are best used for from a technical perspective.

    About Jessica Tate:


    A senior ux designer at ThinkShout by day and an adjunct faculty member at The Art Institute of Portland by night, Jessica Tate is a designer, developer, and instructor based in Portland, Oregon. She has a passion for branding, web design, user experience, and typography. On any typical day, you’ll find her with a coffee in one hand and her magic mouse in the other.

    Event Details

    Food, drinks, and conversation beginning at 6:30. The talk begins around 7:00.

    Parking is available in the parking lot directly across the street from the Connective DX office on Pettygrove (ignore the signs telling you not to park in the lot). There are also bike racks available just inside the entrance to the building.

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  • Kailyn N.

    Bummed I can't make it! I have a Tuesday night class from 6-9 this semester

    February 10

  • Alex H.

    I really want to go bit since i work retail, i have a schedule conflict! I wont be able to make it! However i would love to get to know professionals already in the field that can give tips for landing that first foot in the door job, or anyone interested in collab projects! Thanks!

    February 8

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    Connective DX provides us with a Meeting Space, Food, and Drink

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