Sessions at An Event Apart San Diego 2010 on Monday 1st November

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  • Web 2.1: The Medium Comes of Age

    by Jeffrey Zeldman

    Webkit-powered smartphones like iPhone and Droid have come along at precisely the moment when HTML5, CSS3, and web fonts are ready for action; when standards-based web development is no longer relegated to the fringe; and when web designers, no longer content to merely decorate screens, are crafting provocative, multi-platform experiences powered by research, strategy, and years of social media know-how. Zeldman kicks off AEA by studying the thinking and inventions that led to the web, and showing why we stand at the dawn of a newer, more mature, more ubiquitous web, powered by standards.

    At 9:00am to 10:00am, Monday 1st November

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  • DIY UX: Give Your Users an Upgrade

    by Whitney Hess

    Have you fallen in love with your solution and forgotten the original problem? Are you certain that your product actually makes people’s lives better? Not every company can hire someone like me to help you listen to your users, so you’re gonna have to learn how to do some of this stuff yourself. I’ll show you techniques to find out who your users are, what they really need and how to go about giving it to them in an easy to use and pleasurable way. And it doesn’t have to bankrupt you or kill your release date.

    At 10:15am to 11:15am, Monday 1st November

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  • The CSS3 Experience

    by Dan Cederholm

    In a fast-paced hour of design ideas and techniques, learn how advanced CSS and CSS3 can add richness to your site’s experience layer, and discover the role CSS3 can play in enhancing interactivity.

    At 11:30am to 12:30pm, Monday 1st November

  • Mobile First!

    by Luke Wroblewski

    More often than not, the mobile experience for a web application or site is designed and built after the PC version is complete. Learn the three reasons web applications should be designed for mobile first instead: mobile is exploding; mobile forces you to focus; and mobile extends your capabilities.

    At 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Monday 1st November

  • Message and Medium: Better Content by Design

    by Kristina Halvorson

    Designing for multichannel content delivery (mobile, anyone?) means an entirely new set of considerations and challenges for web professionals everywhere. Unfortunately for content creators, it’s nearly impossible to predict whether their writing will maintain impact and readability across each and every platform. But forget about the medium for a minute; it’s the message that matters most. We’ll learn how to identify your key business messages, how they inform your content strategy, and how they impact multi-channel content development and design.

    At 3:15pm to 4:15pm, Monday 1st November

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  • Anatomy of a Design Decision

    by Jared Spool

    What separates a good design from a bad design are the decisions that the designer made. Jared will explore the five styles of design decisions, showing you when gut instinct produces the right results and when designers need to look to more user-focused research.

    At 4:30pm to 5:30pm, Monday 1st November

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