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Top 10 Conference Videos for Designers and Developers

Written by Alex

Conference are what you make of them. If you’re not really sure why you’re going there or what you want to get out of the experience, you’re unlikely to get it. Professional conferences take a very conservative approach to training and education, forcing attendees to take responsibility for getting value from the experience they gained. Though sometimes it can be really hard to concentrate and the result will be predictable, you’ll get no info at all, and that will be total waste of time. That’s why video recording of conferences may become a true lifebuoy for an attendee.

This year IT community attended numerous conferences that are must-see for every web designer or developer. In today’s blog post we’ve gathered the recordings of most interesting lectures. No matter what your contribution in web design is these videos will be very important for you. Feel free to check them out.

JavaScript applications have yet become increasingly powerful but likewise increasingly complex. How can such an application remain maintainable and testable in spite of its growth? Design pattern like data binding, dependency injection and modular design.

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Designing for mobile web is not just about optimizing your website for mobile. In reality it means rethinking the whole process. Here we find out how one technology looks to be the responsive web design that makes your site work on any device now and in the future.

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Rasmus Lerdorf, best known for having gotten the PHP project off the ground in 1995, gives an update on PHP as he sees it in 2012. From PHP humble beginnings as the Personal Homepage project up to what is new in PHP 5.4 and beyond.

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In this session, you will find out how to get closer to the problem you ought to solve, and get a better idea who our potential customers or users might be. You will look at some user experience design (UX) tools and activities that help to refine objectives, pave the way for making decisions, and determine the shape of a minimum viable product—before you need to write a single line of code.

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This session is an introduction to the most common code smells and some of the related anti-patterns in OO PHP projects. You will learn how to recognize indicators of deeper underlying problems in your application, and how to prevent these problems from happening in the first place.

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How to build mobile applications with jQuery.

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Magic Logix CEO Hassan Bawab speaks on the best SEO practices for HTML5, and how this can help your business. Includes a Q/A session, and slides from his presentation. He gave this talk at the Big (D)esign Conference in Addison, Texas on Saturday June 2, 2012. This is the full presentation. Please visit the Magic Logix website to learn more about our services, including web design, web development, SEO, EComerce, Magento, and beyond.

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The new tech­no­lo­gies avail­able in HTML5 already allow you to cre­ate pro­to­types quickly in the browser. Learn how to cre­ate a pro­to­type from start to fin­ish using these new tech­no­lo­gies while tak­ing advant­age of quick pro­to­typ­ing tools.

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For developers who have found themselves in the conundruous role of pre-design designer. This talk won’t replace a designer, but my aim is to soften the blow by helping back end and front end find some sort of middle ground.

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Design isn’t black magic, it’s a field that people can learn. In this talk two elite designers from Google will give you an advanced crash course in interactive and visual design. Topics will include mental models, natural mappings, metaphors, mode errors, visual hierarchies, typography and gestalt principles. Correctly applied this knowledge can drastically improve the quality of your work.

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This entry was posted on August 29, 2012 by in Design, Web Design, Webtools and tagged , .