This is a group for those attending SmashingConf San Francisco! The night before the conference kicks off, we’re hosting an evening Meet Up, with a few snacks, drinks and micro talks from your fellow attendees! We hope you’ll join us to connect with each other ahead of the main event!
7:00 PM Doors Open: Networking & Drinks
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7:45 PM TypeScript in Action by Doris Chen
8:05 PM Let design drive the future of product in your company by Giovanni Hobbins
Let design drive the future of product in your company We all know this feeling. You have a new idea, you mention it to your coworkers, everyone likes it. But... that's where it usually stops. Now it's stuck in idea purgatory. That doesn't have to be the case. The beauty of design is being able to create something from the ether - quickly. Take advantage of this to create rapid drafts and prototypes of new ideas in real-time. Listen to customers, listen to sales, iterate constantly, adapt to new needs. Don't relegate design to "how it looks." Make it the driving force in "how it works" based on "why users need it."
8:15 PM Bridging the Gap with Design & Dev Ops Tooling by Aaron Storck
Concepts like Lean UX and Design Systems empower us to learn early & often and foster consistency & cohesion throughout our applications, but how do we develop our design system alongside a product in active development, and implement lean, incremental processes in an enterprise at scale? At least part of the answer is in the consistency & maintainability of the code we write. During this talk, we'll take a look at how we can use custom tooling to improve designer & developer experiences, streamline workflows, and promote rapid iteration with a modular maintainable system.
8:20 PM Advanced CSS Graphics by Jennifer Byron
Taking an object from a video game and designing it in the browser! The talk will go over tips and tricks for creating intricate CSS art, touching on some of the pain points of these types of graphics.
8:35 PM CSS Grid Layout & Web Assembly by Matthew Claypotch
2017 has already brought two huge additions to the web platform that are available for experimentation and beyond: CSS Grid Layout and WebAssembly! This is a (rather) brief overview of how these two technologies allow things that were never before possible on the Web, from how your site looks to what languages can run in the browser.
Big thanks to Mozilla for hosting us & providing yummy snacks!