Meta Refresh 2012

Web design could use some new ideas. We have the tech now.

HTML5 and CSS3 have very quickly moved from being tentative new standards to the base standards for every major desktop and mobile browser. HTML5 is now just HTML, a modular, living standard that no longer needs a version number.

Now that we are no longer fighting over platforms, it’s time to put the specs aside and revisit the construction of user interface: how do we raise the bar for stellar user interface on the web?

Meta Refresh is a follow-up to DocType HTML5 from 2010-11 and is a conference on web UI engineering.

More about the event: http://metarefresh.in
Registrations: http://metarefresh.doattend.com

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Shwetank Dixit

@shwetank

Shiny, Usefull, Cool: CSS3, HTML5 and a whole lot more

Submitted Feb 29, 2012

Objective of the talk is to cover all the things which add an extra level of shine or are usefull things for developers to code with, whether its advanced and new CSS3 properties, or various new APIs being supported amongst browsers, or just new development techniques.

Outline

Will cover CSS3 - both new stuff as well as more established properties (seeing how to use them in unconventional or otherwise usefull ways).
Apart from that, we’ll be covering device access features, as well as a few other JS APIs and other tips and tricks which are scarcely talked about, but developers will find usefull to know about.

Speaker bio

Shwetank Dixit works for Opera Software as a Web Evangelist. He is also part of the W3C Mobile Web for Social Development Group and the W3C Web Education Community Group. He promotes open web standards and best practices amongst the developer community and site compatiblity with various web properties. His articles and interviews can be seen on dev.opera.com, .net magazine, The Hindu, Technorati, Times of India, PCQuest and more.

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Meta Refresh is an umbrella forum for conversations about different aspects of design and product including: 1. UX and interaction design 2. CMS, content management, publishing and content marketing 3. Information architecture 4. Product design 5. Privacy in product design more