Past Meetup

Vue.js London - Conference Special

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So it's time to make it official! Let's do a meetup! Join us on the 19th September 2018 at The Microsoft Reactor London (7pm start).

In the spirit of the upcoming Vue.js London conference - we are doing a 'Conference Special' with three talks from some epic international speakers.


Food: Free Subway
Drinks: Free soft & alcoholic drinks


Chris Fritz - State of the Vuenion (with contribution tips)

It’s a great time to be a Vue developer! Vue CLI 3 and VuePress have been released. Vast improvements were added to the devtools, ESLint plugin, and newsletter. Between it all, it’s never been easier to quickly build robust apps that automatically follow best practices. In this talk, you’ll learn more about what’s new, how you can use these features, and how you - yes, you - can contribute to making the Vue ecosystem even better.


Jen Looper - Engaging Native Mobile Apps with Vue and NativeScript

Do you have a beautiful website built with Vue? Great! Now you need a mobile app to engage your users even further. Alternatively, better yet, you need to offer different, yet complimentary functionality, while retaining shared code between your website and mobile app. Welcome to the beautiful world of Vue and NativeScript, which, paired together on the web and mobile, make for great user experience.

In this talk, you’ll learn about my experience building Elocute, a web app for language teachers with a paired mobile app that students use to perfect their spoken language skills. You’ll discover how to build for the web and mobile platforms using NativeScript and Vue, making the most of the best of both platforms - data entry on the web, and speech-to-text on mobile. Let’s learn about how Vue can be used to build for the web and mobile apps, sharing the love.


Chris Demars - Focusing on focus

When we think of CSS and Accessibility, what comes to mind? Is it adding alt attributes to image tags? How about colour contrast? Is `:focus` given that much thought since browser's style these by default? Often, focus outlines are turned off in CSS to meet non-inclusive design standards, but this causes problems for keyboard users. How can we make the web a more inclusive place while maintaining design intent?.

As we build more and more things on the web, we must do our part in building excellent, accessible user experiences. Except native default browser styling of the `:focus` pseudo-class is rather blah, don't you think? There has to be a better way to add some pizzazz to elements when users navigate without a mouse. In this talk, demoing numerous ways to provide custom focus styles despite known limitations in the web platform. For users with disabilities, it's imperative that visual design finds a way to meet in the middle.