Schedule

A Full Day of Front-end Goodness

This is a provisional schedule: timings, topics and the order of speakers are set to change over the coming months when we have more information.

January 19, 2018

Opening Remarks
09:30  -  10:00
Opening Remarks
The Ballroom

Opening Remarks

FrontEndNorth 2018 begins with opening remarks, including a word from our headline sponsors and details of our fantastic competition prizes.

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Lightning talks
10:00  -  10:30
Lightning talks
The Ballroom

Lightning talks

A session of quick-fire lightning talks (10 mins each).

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Marty McFly Has A Lot To Answer For
10:35  -  11:35
Marty McFly Has A Lot To Answer For
The Ballroom

Marty McFly Has A Lot To Answer For

6 years ago, Craig gave a talk about pointless stuff. 5.5 years ago, Craig gave a talk about Paul Daniels’ approach to web design. After a 5 year hiatus, Craig is back again to talk about something new.

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Break
11:35  -  11:45
Break
North Hall

Break

Mid-morning break with refreshments.

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Designing form validation the right way
11:45  -  12:25
Designing form validation the right way
The Ballroom

Designing form validation the right way

For the longest time, I’ve felt frustrated with how client-side form validation worked both technically and more importantly from an end-user perspective.

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Reacting to change
12:25  -  13:00
Reacting to change
The Ballroom

Reacting to change

When we have come to learn JavaScript in the past, a large emphasis has been put on understanding the prototypical inheritance model and how you apply object orientated patterns such as encapsulation to a language which lacks a class type.

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Lunch
13:00  -  13:45
Lunch
North Hall

Lunch

Time for lunch in the North Hall, adjacent to the Ballroom.

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Lightning talks
13:45  -  14:15
Lightning talks
The Ballroom

Lightning talks

A session of quick-fire lightning talks (10 mins each).

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Build Anything With React
14:15  -  14:55
Build Anything With React
The Ballroom

Build Anything With React

This talk explores how we can use familiar tools, React and JavaScript, to build applications across platforms.

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Owning Innovation
14:55  -  15:30
Owning Innovation
The Ballroom

Owning Innovation

Digital innovation is a phrase that’s bandied around a lot, but what does it mean to innovate?

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Break
15:30  -  15:50
Break
North Hall

Break

Mid-afternoon break with refreshments.

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Selling the Front-end
15:50  -  16:30
Selling the Front-end
The Ballroom

Selling the Front-end

It might seem easy but selling the concept of how important this ‘Front-end’ thing is to clients is an increasing challenge and shouting out buzzwords and acronyms isn’t helping anyone.

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What! I didn’t know browsers could do that?!
16:30  -  17:10
What! I didn’t know browsers could do that?!
The Ballroom

What! I didn’t know browsers could do that?!

Browsers are no longer only for parsing HTML, JS and CSS. So what else can they do you maybe thinking?

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TBC – Eighth session
17:10  -  18:00
TBC – Eighth session
The Ballroom
Closing remarks
18:00  -  18:15
Closing remarks
The Ballroom

Closing remarks

Closing remarks including the announcement of the competition winners!

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