Meta Refresh 2014

On the construction of user interface on the web

An introduction to YUI

Submitted by Aamir Kapasi (@aamirkapasi) on Thursday, 2 January 2014

Section: Flash talk Technical level: Beginner Status: Rejected


While not so well known, YUI is a fantastic javascript and css framework that offers a rich set of features and a comprehensive set of tools. This presentation will show you why you should consider YUI for your next project.


Learn what makes YUI a great framework to choose and how it can help you build anything from robust large scale applications to small projects.

This presentation will go through the various advantages YUI offers and how it's philosophies, principles and architecture have helped us write clean, maintainable and performant code at HelpShift.

Speaker bio

I'm a self taught front end engineer at helpshift who has been using YUI for all of HelpShift's products and personal projects.



  • Kiran Jonnalagadda (@jace) Crew 6 years ago

    YUI has been around for a while. Is there anything new that makes it exciting?

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