Meta Refresh 2014

On the construction of user interface on the web

A front end architect's diary - Rebuilding FreeCharge.in web experience

Submitted by Harish Sivaramakrishnan on Jan 2, 2014

Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate Status: Confirmed & scheduled

Abstract

A step by step account on what went into designing and architecting the new FreeCharge.in web experience. This session will throw light into what went into building a single page web app right from design to code to test.

Outline

The session will broadly cover -

  1. The design process - key considerations and how it evolved.
  2. Choosing the front end stack
  3. Building a true, full responsive experience
  4. How many browsers can we realistically support?
  5. Addressing the performance demons
  6. The BIG SEO question
  7. The mistakes, the learnings
  8. The steps forward

Broadly, this session is an honest take at what it means to rebuild a system ground up using modern web standards.

Requirements

Intermediate JavaScript, CSS knowledge and some design orientation.

Speaker bio

Harish is presently the head of Front End Engineering & UX @FreeCharge and Musican at @agamlive. Previously - Front End & UX architect @Myntra, Web and Open Standards Evangelist @Adobe. Overall nice guy.

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