We'll kick off the first Multipack Presents event of the year and give some quick housekeeping information before handing over to the show and tell participants.
by Paul Rhodes
Why we use frameworks for everything – MVC, Scrum, CakePHP, Jquery, 960 & anything else we can get our hands on. Doesn't matter what the framework is, pick one and have fun! A simple story of refactoring our way to happy clients.
A simple guide to errors we can make as designers and developers, and the epic problems we will encounter if we don't say "no" a little more often. Lots of personal experience guaranteed.
An introduction to MySQL optimization, including designing indexes for queries, taking advantage of clustered indexes and how to avoid indexing too much.
A quick talk about how we increased the enquiry rate on used vehicle pages by making the next steps people can take more obvious, the results that ensued, and what our plans are for the future.
A quick break for some refreshments and food, sponsored by Campaign Monitor, before we head into the final sessions.
by Simon Hamp
How we used PHP, MySQL and Sphinx to process massive XML feeds of millions of products and make them searchable.
by Noel Welsh
We're developing a product to making website optimisation easier and better. Lots of interesting issues from performance, to UI to data stores and processing.
by Owen Gregory
A brief and somewhat tentative exploration of how music intervals (major third, perfect fifth, minor sixth and the like) can be used as the basis for Web site grid design.
by Matt Machell
Talk about my new geo-location web- app for parents. Contains experiments in HTML5, CSS3, Python/Pylons and geodata.
by Paul Lloyd
I will reveal some of the thinking behind the new Fontdeck design, possibly showing some early concepts, and give a tour of the changes we've made that have evolved the design we originally launched with.
A quick wrap up of the event, with some thank you messages, before we point you in the direction of the pub for further discussion of the day's talks.
12th February 2011