Front End Legos: Reusable HTML & CSS

A session at SXSW Interactive 2013

Saturday 9th March, 2013

9:30am to 1:30pm (CST)

RSVP Required - All too often writing HTML and CSS is an afterthought. Its the work that happens after design is finalized and the product has been developed. Its a necessary task in the process to building a website. Wrong.

HTML and CSS are the backbone to every website, and are equally as important as any design or development. In this workshop you will learn how to write modular HTML and CSS, and how reuse code to build maintainable websites. After spending some time playing with legos and writing some of code attendees will be able to better organize their code, develop modular styles, and work with CSS specificity.

The workshop is geared towards novice front end developers, with a love of legos, looking grow their skill set. A laptop and good attitude are preferred.

A sound understanding of HTML and CSS are required as the workshop will cover more advanced techniques around building and laying out websites.

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About the speakers

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Darby Frey

Lead Developer, Starter League

Darby Frey is a software engineer at The Starter League where he's helping to build educational tools for the next generation of designers and developers.

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Shay Howe

Instructor Designer & Mentor, Starter League

As a designer and user interface engineer, Shay Howe has a passion for solving problems while building creative and intuitive products. Currently working for the Starter League, Shay specializes in product design and front end development, both in practice and teaching. Additionally, Shay helps co-organize Refresh Chicago and UX Happy Hour.

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8 attendees

  • Darby Frey
  • Megan Goldner
  • Justin Henning
  • Jason Paul
  • labopton
  • Mattie Langenberg
  • Oliver Lindberg
  • Shay Howe

11 trackers

  • Alan Botvinick
  • Alby Barber
  • Andreas R. Johnsen
  • Ben Barnett
  • Carolyn Chandler
  • Dan Poynor
  • Natalie Downe
  • Jeff Putthoff, SJ
  • roycifer
  • Simon Willison
  • Ben Combee

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Time 9:30am1:30pm CST

Date Sat 9th March 2013


Classroom 105, AT&T Conference Center

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  • Learn to Code HTML and CSS: Develop and Style Websites (Voices That Matter)

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