Past Meetup

Open Design Cape Town special event

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Open Design Cape Town (http://opendesignct.com/) runs from 12 to 23 August 2015 at City Hall. This year, the theme is Design is for Tomorrow.

We’ll be running a CTFEDs event (instead of our regular meetup) as part of the festival: a hands-on workshop for making your site even better. Bring along your laptop and a site or two that you’re working on (to the New Media Labs office in Observatory). We’ll also have two lightning talks: one on SVGs and one on jQuery vs regular JavaScript.

The workshop will run from 10am to 3pm, with a lunch break from 12pm to 1pm.

Design is for Tomorrow

What does Design is for Tomorrow mean to Front-end developers? To us, it means thinking and behaving in a Future Friendly (http://futurefriendlyweb.com/) way (local version (http://www.futurefriendly.co.za/)): acknowledge and embrace unpredictability, and make your websites with that in mind. We'll run through some practical steps for making it more Future Friendly.

Here are the principles that we’ll be following (http://ctfeds.org/open-design-2015-principles.html), and the checklist we’ll be using (http://ctfeds.org/open-design-2015-checklist.html).

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Attendees must read and follow our Code of Conduct (http://ctfeds.org/code-of-conduct.html). Thanks! :)