Think Different: An exploration of UX technologies

A session at Open Apereo 2013 Conference (Jasig & Sakai)

Thursday 6th June, 2013

8:45am to 9:30am (PST)

In recent year's there has been an explosion of UX technology. It is now possible to build and organize the front-end using a myriad of JavaScript frameworks and CSS toolkits that responsively adapt a user interface to the size of a user's screen (i.e., smartphone, tablet, desktop, etc.). This presentation seeks to demo the latest UX technology. Everything from responsive design, to automated JavaScript unit tests to auto-generated documentation for JavaScript applications. This session seeks to explore these new technologies and asks the question of how we might incorporate these technologies and development processes into our respective projects?

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Matthew Polizzotti


Matthew Polizzotti is a U.X.Architect for Unicon, Inc. and a committer to the uPortal and uMobile projects. Matthew is a 12 year veteran of Web development and interface design with a focus on developing enterprise-class Web applications for higher education. Prior to joining Unicon in 2007, he was a lead developer for Anthem College, a post-secondary institution specializing in the delivery of online content to perspective students for a variety of disciplines. Matthew is a collaborative and perceptive developer with a wide ranging skill set. Over his career, he has worked with technologies that include CSS(3), HTML(5), a host of JavaScript technologies such as Node, Grunt, PhantomJS, Angular and Backbone as well as PHP, JSP and JSTL, XML, XSLT, JSON and AJAX. While his main focus is centered around interface development, Matthew has working knowledge of Linux systems, command-line interfaces, the Java platform and Java-based tools and frameworks such as Maven, Ant and Spring. His professional interests include developing client-side plugins and Web applications, improving user interfaces and contributing to open source projects.

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Time 8:45am9:30am PST

Date Thu 6th June 2013


Opal, The Westin San Diego

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