Session Schedule

Session Schedule2019-01-07T06:25:51+00:00

Tuesday

6:30 AM

CodeMash Shuttle

Time: Tuesday 6:30 AM - 12:00 AM

Room: Shuttle
7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Coat Check

Time: Tuesday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Room: Coat Check
8:00 AM

Design & Research Fundamentals for Developers

Presented by: Alex White
Time: Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

How do you know what you’re building is important to your customers? As a developer, it’s easy for you to jump right into the code when given a problem to solve, but what if you build something that nobody wants? Taking the time to design and research your product can help you better meet the...

Room: Salon ETrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS)Format: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview
12:00 PM

Lunch

Time: Tuesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
1:00 PM

Get Up and Running Quickly With Vue.js

Presented by: Burton Smith
Time: Tuesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Whether you are enhancing a legacy application or starting a greenfield project, Vue.js can help reduce your development time. Vue.js a very lightweight and fast JavaScript framework that makes it ideal for modern applications - from using it as a library to create some enhanced features in your...

Room: ZambeziTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Introductory and overview

Building a Full CRUD Application in Excel with VBA and SQL Integration

Presented by: Derek Mulhausen
Time: Tuesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

In this talk, we will build a full application from scratch in Excel to store customer discounts in Excel. We will start with recording a macro to quickly prototype some of our actions and then dig into the underlying code to polish the formatting and produce a product that can be put into...

Room: Salon ETrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Functional ProgrammingFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

From idea to physical series: A basic overview of the world of CAD and 3D printing

Time: Tuesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This session will talk about the exciting world of 3D printing with a bit of the history of the technology. We will look at the lab’s printers as well as models made on them. We’ll then cover choosing a CAD app and will briefly cover using curated 3D printer object libraries and different CAD...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
2:00 PM

From idea to physical: A demo of how to make CAD models in Rhino3d

Time: Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This lab is intended to be a fast-paced technology walk-through of the process of creating a 3D printed object. We will focus in on the process of using CAD to create our model with a NURBS modeler called Rhino3D and will walk through the UI and how Rhino uses basic curves and shapes to create more...

Room: Guava / Tamarind

Maker Space Projects

Time: Tuesday 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: Empress
4:00 PM

From idea to physical series: Additional Castle project walk-through Rhino project

Time: Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Can’t get enough model building? Want to make something more advanced than your basic cups/keychains/challenge coins? We’ve noticed we have some repeat students each year on our kids track that just love to build models, and we’ve also run several years of our introductory track for adults. We...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
6:00 PM

Dinner

Time: Tuesday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
7:00 PM

Maker Space Chit Chat

Time: Tuesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Empress

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Tuesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
8:00 PM

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Tuesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Tuesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
9:00 PM

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Tuesday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Tuesday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup

Wednesday

6:30 AM

CodeMash Shuttle

Time: Wednesday 6:30 AM - 12:00 AM

Room: Shuttle
7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Coat Check

Time: Wednesday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Room: Coat Check
8:00 AM

Building an educational game with .NET Core and Unity3D (Workshop)

Presented by: Johnny Hooyberghs
Time: Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

If you are waiting for a deep dive into .NET Core, the Microsoft Compiler Platform and Unity3D this workshop is for you! No high-level tech demos, but a real-life application that is used in schools. Building an educational game, with robots fighting to the death, from scratch, will be a blast. This...

Room: ZambeziTrack: ArchitectureTags: .NET, Design (UI/UX/CSS)Format: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate

Get Progressive with it

Presented by: Matthew LaForest
Time: Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Responsive web design! Mobile first! Hybrid apps! We are continuously bombarded with new ideas about the best way to develop a new application. For a small team, effectively delivering across many platforms can be a problem, but delivering a hybrid app frequently falls into an uncanny valley...

Room: OrangeTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, Mobile, OtherFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Intermediate
9:00 AM

Maker Space Projects

Time: Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Room: Empress
12:00 PM

Lunch

Time: Wednesday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
1:00 PM

Creating a Cohesive Collection of Components with React

Presented by: Russell Skaggs
Time: Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Component libraries enable teams to do more work quicker. It frees up our designers and developers to work on big issues, while allowing them to make updates with surgical precision. Building components within React has never been easier. During this presentation we will: create a set of React...

Room: OrangeTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Advanced

What to expect when you’re concepting - Product Learning Lab

Presented by: Saad Kamal
Time: Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

You have a great idea for a digital product and have committed to making your vision a reality. What now? Product Learning Lab will walk you through the basics of how to communicate that great idea to the rest of the world - and more importantly - the rest of your eventual product team. Learn to...

Room: Salon ETrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: PreCompilerLevel: Advanced

From idea to physical series: A basic overview of the world of CAD and 3D printing

Time: Wednesday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This session will talk about the exciting world of 3D printing with a bit of the history of the technology. We will look at the lab’s printers as well as models made on them. We’ll then cover choosing a CAD app and will briefly cover using curated 3D printer object libraries and different CAD...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
2:00 PM

From idea to physical: A demo of how to make CAD models in Rhino3d

Time: Wednesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This lab is intended to be a fast-paced technology walk-through of the process of creating a 3D printed object. We will focus in on the process of using CAD to create our model with a NURBS modeler called Rhino3D and will walk through the UI and how Rhino uses basic curves and shapes to create more...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
4:00 PM

From idea to physical series: Additional Castle project walk-through Rhino project

Time: Wednesday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Can’t get enough model building? Want to make something more advanced than your basic cups/keychains/challenge coins? We’ve noticed we have some repeat students each year on our kids track that just love to build models, and we’ve also run several years of our introductory track for adults. We...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
5:00 PM

“How would you print that?” interactive panel

Time: Wednesday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

We have a wealth of different perspectives reflected with our 3D printing room staff- including tinkering hobbyists, hardcore makers, and even that of using multiple printer types repeatably in a small business setting. We thought it would be fun to share these various perspectives on how we...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
7:00 PM

Lightning Talks

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

These are a series of (usually) really interesting talks, all of which are only 6 minutes each!

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Maker Space Chit Chat

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Empress

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Time: Wednesday 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The Welcome Reception is in and around Marrakesh (the bar/restaurant area in the Convention Center). It will sprawl into the hallway as well

Room: Grand Hall

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Wednesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Wednesday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
9:00 PM

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Wednesday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Wednesday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup

Thursday

6:30 AM

CodeMash Shuttle

Time: Thursday 6:30 AM - 2:00 AM

Room: Shuttle
7:00 AM

Breakfast

Time: Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Coat Check

Time: Thursday 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Room: Coat Check
8:00 AM

The UX of Configuration Files

Presented by: Eemeli Aro
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Developers are people too, and should be your primary concern when designing an interface for them to configure your tools and libraries. In other words, there are better options than JSON available, but they each come with associated costs and limitations. How well do JSON5, YAML and TOML play with...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

TDD Designer Style: Styleguide Driven Development

Presented by: Matthew LaForest
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Developers have adopted a number of techniques to help speed development of their products. Leveraging tests to help them design the interfaces to their underlying pieces (classes, functions, components, etc.). For a long time the interface between designers and developers has been a continual rough...

Room: Salon ETrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
9:00 AM

Maker Space Projects

Time: Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Room: Empress

KM: Alexa Scavenger Hunt

Time: Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Ready for a digital adventure? There is an Alexa Scavenger Hunt throughout the Kalahari that you can play using your phone or tablet, and your voice! The hunt starts at the giant bronze gorilla (at the entrance to the convention center). You can do it entirely at your own pace or schedule, and there...

Room: Giant Bronze Gorilla
9:15 AM

Usability Starts With Accessibility

Presented by: Patrick McSweeny
Time: Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

For many web developers, accessibility is an afterthought, if they even think about it at all. What they fail to realize is that planning for accessibility from the beginning can actually enhance the design process rather than hindering it, with the end result being more usable by everyone. This...

Room: Salon HTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS)Format: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
10:00 AM

KM: Sponsor Scavenger Hunt

Time: Thursday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Pick up a Scavenger Hunt Sheet In Hangoutz / Crown Palm and walk through the sponsor booths to find the answers. Remember this is not a race! Once completed return to check your answers. All of the answers are names of Sponsors. All of the Answer Sponsors who participated volunteered to be a part of...

Room: Hangoutz
10:30 AM

Building a Custom CSS Framework Was Easier Than I Thought

Presented by: Nate Taylor
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

If you're like me, you've used several different front end frameworks such as Bootstrap, SemanticUI and others. You've enjoyed that they give you consistent components and layout. But perhaps you've been frustrated by those same tools. It could be that every site you have created with them looks...

Room: NileTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Make More 💰 Money with Less 🛠 Effort: 🧪 Experimentation Before Implementation

Presented by: Scott Showalter
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Developing apps is time consuming, with little guarantee of success. The Web, App Store, Google Play and beyond are littered with apps making low or no revenue because they don't solve problems people actually care about. Before you build your “killer” ap, how can you truly know beyond the...

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: MobileTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Mobile, Other, Soft Skills/Business, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
11:30 AM

Lunch

Time: Thursday 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
11:45 AM

Hobby Projects Are Awesome!

Presented by: Joel Byler
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

There you are, enjoying a hobby that you love. One that gets you away from your screens and keyboard. Then out of nowhere an idea comes to mind, maybe its spurred by a problem that you encountered or a way that you could improve on a technique, you pull from your experiences and decide to start a...

Room: OrangeTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Other, Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Impress Your Boss with Interactive Visualizations

Presented by: Tim Garvin
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

We all have little troves of data lying around, begging to be analyzed. In this session, we’ll talk about how to visualize your data to tell the story you want. Whether you’re trying to decide what support ticket to work on next, convincing your team it’s safe to let you rewrite a module, or...

Room: Salon DTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Help! My Client Needs a VPAT and other Accessibility Questions

Presented by: Courtney Heitman
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

What is a VPAT? Why do my clients keep asking about them? These questions are becoming more and more common with the rise of accessibility lawsuits. VPATs (Voluntary Product Accessibility Template) are the common ask for companies to make sure they are buying software that is accessible. This talk...

Room: RosewoodTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Advanced
1:00 PM

The Agile Designer: Aligning Dual-track UX and Development to Balance the Tactical and Strategic, Mi

Presented by: Jenna Chamra
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Product teams everywhere are embracing Agile. It’s no wonder why: Agile creates better transparency, alignment and speed to market. The problem is, Agile was originally created for software developers. Design teams which try to adopt Agile often find themselves falling into “Faux-gile” or...

Room: Salon HTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS)Format: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

From idea to physical series: A basic overview of the world of CAD and 3D printing

Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This session will talk about the exciting world of 3D printing with a bit of the history of the technology. We will look at the lab’s printers as well as models made on them. We’ll then cover choosing a CAD app and will briefly cover using curated 3D printer object libraries and different CAD...

Room: Guava / Tamarind

Reserved

Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Rosewood

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
2:00 PM

From idea to physical: A demo of how to make CAD models in Rhino3d

Time: Thursday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This lab is intended to be a fast-paced technology walk-through of the process of creating a 3D printed object. We will focus in on the process of using CAD to create our model with a NURBS modeler called Rhino3D and will walk through the UI and how Rhino uses basic curves and shapes to create more...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
2:15 PM

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
3:30 PM

The Immutable Laws of Software and Life: Code Accordingly

Presented by: Cory House
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The first Law of Ecology: you can never merely do one thing. Actions have side-effects. In this session, we'll explore how changes in software design can have unexpected, profound impacts. In this story-based session, I'll reference both popular and little-known "laws" of computing and life. I'll...

Room: ZambeziTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Other, Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Say No To Accidental Architecture! Code Your Design Systems Instead

Presented by: Burton Smith
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you still rockin' a single "styles.css" file in or project or have styles scattered throughout your project? Do you find yourself fighting to override styles or throw the "!important" property around a lot? Does your project have 20 different kinds of buttons and you don't know why or even where...

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: ArchitectureTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS)Format: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
4:00 PM

From idea to physical series: Additional Castle project walk-through Rhino project.

Time: Thursday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Can’t get enough model building? Want to make something more advanced than your basic cups/keychains/challenge coins? We’ve noticed we have some repeat students each year on our kids track that just love to build models, and we’ve also run several years of our introductory track for adults. We...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
4:45 PM

Twelve Spins on User Experience

Presented by: Keith Instone
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

What is “user experience,” really? Sure, it’s that feeling people get when they interact with your software, but the term UX is being used for more than that, in confusing ways. “We need some UX magic before we launch” “The UX team just gave us the designs, so let’s start...

Room: CypressTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

App Deco - Applied Design Thinking for Secure Development

Presented by: Wolfgang Goerlich
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Usability versus security is stupid. It forces us to choose one or the other. It excuses security breaches under the guise of usability. It automatically pits us against them, builders against breakers, developers against defenders. A better approach is to view security like usability: they happen...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: SecurityTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

[CANCELLED] Usability Testing and User Acceptance Testing: Do You Really Need Both?

Presented by: Trent Nguyen
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

This session has been cancelled. We apologize for any trouble this causes.

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: Software QualityTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Testing your UI Components

Presented by: Avindra Fernando
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

When our clients give us kudos for releasing high quality applications, it makes us happy. To achieve great levels of quality, we need to thoroughly test our applications. But we know that some forms of testing can be expensive and tedious at times. Unit and integration tests help overcome some of...

Room: RosewoodTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
5:00 PM

“How would you print that?” interactive panel

Time: Thursday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

We have a wealth of different perspectives reflected with our 3D printing room staff- including tinkering hobbyists, hardcore makers, and even that of using multiple printer types repeatably in a small business setting. We thought it would be fun to share these various perspectives on how we...

Room: Guava / Tamarind
6:00 PM

Dinner

Time: Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
7:00 PM

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament

Time: Thursday 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

A tournament... where folks play Super Smash Bros

Room: Ironwood

Maker Space Chit Chat

Time: Thursday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Empress

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
8:00 PM

Electric Jam Session

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

Casino & Carnival Games

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Room: Indigo Bay

Acoustic Jam Session

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Room: Mangrove

Dessert Bar, Karaoke, and Photo Booth

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Dessert Bar is only until 9PM

Room: Grand Hall

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
9:00 PM

Lazer tag (ages 16 and up)

Time: Thursday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Thursday 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
10:00 PM

Waterpark Party

Time: Thursday 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

If you still have energy, come on down to the Waterpark Party! Swimming is optional. Having fun is mandatory. Sherwin-Williams is hosting a Waterpark Cabana, located near the wave pool! Late night snacks and drinks will be available while they last. Come by and grab a slice or two and meet some new...

Room: Waterpark

Friday

7:00 AM

KM: Alexa Scavenger Hunt

Time: Friday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Ready for a digital adventure? There is an Alexa Scavenger Hunt throughout the Kalahari that you can play using your phone or tablet, and your voice! The hunt starts at the giant bronze gorilla (at the entrance to the convention center). You can do it entirely at your own pace or schedule, and there...

Room: Giant Bronze Gorilla

CodeMash Shuttle

Time: Friday 7:00 AM - 6:40 PM

Room: Shuttle

Coat Check

Time: Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Room: Coat Check
7:30 AM

Breakfast

Time: Friday 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6
8:30 AM

Azure Kinect DK: Artificial Intelligence + Computer Vision = Your Next Generation Development Today!

Presented by: Lance Larsen
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Azure Kinect DK is most advanced Computer Vision device available for developers today! Combining advanced depth sensor, spatial microphone array, video cameras with sophisticated computer vision and speech AI models, the Kinect is gives us an unparalleled tool for building cutting edge computer...

Room: MangroveTrack: HardwareTags: .NET, Design (UI/UX/CSS), HardwareFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
9:00 AM

Maker Space Projects

Time: Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Room: Empress
9:45 AM

Beyond Alt-Text: Trends in Online Accessibility

Presented by: Ian Forrest
Time: Friday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

If you're like the 2016 version of me, then you think you have a decent handle on web accessibility. You put alt attributes on all your images (though you don't give much thought to the actual text) and you make sure your sites can be used with a keyboard (except for overlays sometimes). Then the...

Room: OrangeTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
11:00 AM

Lunch

Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6

The Dark Side of UX

Presented by: Courtney Heitman
Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

User experience design brings clarity, removes obstacles. It rewards - makes us feel accomplished, successful, happy. Users are confident when using a well-designed application - as easy as turning on a light switch: [Buy] Don't make me think: did I opt in? Don't make me think: was that a hidden...

Room: Salon HTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS)Format: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
12:15 PM

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
1:30 PM

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Friday 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
2:45 PM

Walking A Mile In Your Users' Shoes

Presented by: Jameson Hampton
Time: Friday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Developing apps for users in different demographics is inherently differently than developing apps just for ourselves and for other programmers. Understanding the needs of our users and learning to foster empathy for them is just as much of a skill as learning Rails or ActiveRecord — and it’s a...

Room: Portia/WisteriaTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Soft Skills/BusinessFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Friday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
4:00 PM

Artemis (ages 12 and up)

Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room: Salon C Meetup
5:00 PM

Closing Ceremonies

Time: Friday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Room: Suite 1 / Suite 6