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ffconf 2014 schedule

Friday 7th November 2014

  • Building the Physical Web together

    by Scott Jenson

    How can we, as the web community, build the next generation of the web, the Physical Web, together?

    At 9:50am to 10:30am, Friday 7th November

  • Moving seamlessly through offline and online

    by Caolan McMahon

    Unlike the always-wired machines of the past, computers are now truly personal, and people move through online and offline seamlessly. We'll explore how and why our apps should do the same, using Hood.ie and offline-first principles to do it in record time.

    At 10:30am to 11:10am, Friday 7th November

  • Navigating Open Source

    by Hannah Wolfe

    Distributed, Non-Profit, Sustainable and Open Source: Ghost does nothing the easy way. Discover why the project made these choices and how they're creating a community and shipping code in the open.

    At 11:40am to 12:20pm, Friday 7th November

    Coverage slide deck

  • Self-hosted JS

    by Andy Wingo

    The parts of V8 and SpiderMonkey that are actually written in JS. Let's implement an ES.next feature in JS, during the talk!

    At 12:20pm to 1:00pm, Friday 7th November

    Coverage write-up

  • Lean Mean CSS Machine

    by Tobias Ahlin

    A day shouldn’t go by without you removing something. Design techniques and front-end optimization comes together in a behind-the-scenes look at what tools and techniques GitHub uses to make sure things render fast, with as little code as possible, and consistently.

    At 2:30pm to 3:10pm, Friday 7th November

  • A Single Page Story

    by Henrik Joreteg

    Single page apps have become a legitimate part of the web, but what role should they play? Where do they shine? Where do they fail? How should we think about them and how can we evaluate tools for building them? We will opine on the tradeoffs of abstractions and frameworks and share &yet's impetus for creating Ampersand.js.

    At 3:10pm to 3:50pm, Friday 7th November

    Coverage slide deck

  • Tools for the 21st century musician

    by /'supərsolɛ/ ㋛

    In this talk we'll learn how Web Audio works and how we can use it to design and play sounds with incredible accuracy, which enables us to create our own real-time instruments and interactive experiences. We'll also identify the ferocious gotchas that are waiting to bite you when you least expect them, and gain valuable Web Audio debugging skills using Firefox's developer tools. At the end of the talk you'll be all set in your path to become 21st century music pioneers—or at least have a ton of creative fun!

    At 4:20pm to 5:00pm, Friday 7th November

  • Getting Close with the Web

    by Ben Foxall

    The web platform allows us to interact with people on the other side of the planet, but in what other ways can we use it when our devices are right next to each other?

    At 5:00pm to 5:40pm, Friday 7th November

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