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Meet up

Maintainable CSS with BEM And Embracing the Network

Tuesday, 8th September at CodeNode, London

This meetup was organised by London HalfStack in September 2015

London Ajax September talks: Maintainable CSS and Embracing the Network

Embracing the Network

The network is intrinsically unreliable. More so, the network is out of your control as a developer. Therefore, we must design systems which embrace the unpredictability of the network and defend against it all costs. How can you prioritise the delivery of your core content? What best-practices can you use to optimise your assets? How can we design interfaces which adapt and respond to changing network conditions? And finally, how are new APIs such as ServiceWorker changing the way we think about the network?

Patrick Hamann

Patrick is a senior engineer at the Financial Times in London where – amongst other things – he is helping to build the next generation of their web platform. Prior to the FT he spent had the last 3 years developing theguardian.com. When not speaking or ranting about performance he enjoys spending his spare time discovering new food and craft beer.

Maintainable CSS modules with BEM

Writing well-structured CSS has become an important part of building maintainable websites. BEM is a naming convention that encourages writing modular and re-usable CSS code. In this talk I’ll explain how BEM works and what its advantages are over other naming systems.

Matt Zeunert

Matt is an independent front-end developer based in London. He works on tools that help developers understand complex apps and blogs about code readability. Before focussing on building developer tools he worked as a contractor helping different companies make great JavaScript apps.

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Overview

London Ajax September talks: Maintainable CSS and Embracing the Network

Embracing the Network

The network is intrinsically unreliable. More so, the network is out of your control as a developer. Therefore, we must design systems which embrace the unpredictability of the network and defend against it all costs. How can you prioritise the delivery of your core content? What best-practices can you use to optimise your assets? How can we design interfaces which adapt and respond to changing network conditions? And finally, how are new APIs such as ServiceWorker changing the way we think about the network?

Patrick Hamann

Patrick is a senior engineer at the Financial Times in London where – amongst other things – he is helping to build the next generation of their web platform. Prior to the FT he spent had the last 3 years developing theguardian.com. When not speaking or ranting about performance he enjoys spending his spare time discovering new food and craft beer.

Maintainable CSS modules with BEM

Writing well-structured CSS has become an important part of building maintainable websites. BEM is a naming convention that encourages writing modular and re-usable CSS code. In this talk I’ll explain how BEM works and what its advantages are over other naming systems.

Matt Zeunert

Matt is an independent front-end developer based in London. He works on tools that help developers understand complex apps and blogs about code readability. Before focussing on building developer tools he worked as a contractor helping different companies make great JavaScript apps.

Thanks to our sponsors

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