Dynamic and performant web typography

Front-end Development South Africa (FEDSA)
Front-end Development South Africa (FEDSA)
Public group

Online event

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Please note the date for this event has changed to the 29th July.

This talk will cover tips for selecting and matching typefaces, the latest techniques for optimising custom font performance, and how to use modern CSS for fluid type that scales seamlessly across devices.

👽 Speaker
Justin Slack is head of design and front-end at NML, a software development company in Cape Town. He is fluent in HTML, CSS and javascript, and slightly obsessive about typography, web standards, and user centred design. He co-founded the Cape Town front-end developers group in 2012 and is one of the co-founders of the non-profit organisation, Front-end Development South Africa (FEDSA).

🎥 Do I need a webcam?
We highly encourage everyone to join by means of video (if they are able to). However, you are welcome to just only via audio, or even as a silent spectator if you want! We'll also accept questions in the text chat too!

📡 Will this be shared anywhere?
Yes. We understand that not everyone will be able to attend this specific timeslot, therefore we will also upload a recording of the session on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkNFnBH9iXn_CkUTzvaBmjA

However, to ensure that your specific questions are answered make sure to join us during the event itself.

📜 Fineprint
CTFEDs' Code of Conduct is here: http://ctfeds.org/code-of-conduct/. We're serious about offering a warm, inclusive, safe space to learn. :)