Content Creation and Perceived PerformanceNov 5, 2013
Doors open at 6:30pm, talks start at 7:00pm. No admittance after 7:15pm. An assortment of beer and soft drinks will be provided, no food. 19+, minors not permitted due to alcohol service.
Design Problems for Next-Generation Content Creation InterfacesRyan Frederick
It’s time for a revolution in content management for the web. Designers and developers have finally embraced its fluid nature and are pushing the boundaries of the web as a software platform. At the same time, writers, content strategists and publishers are re-asserting *content* as the foundation of web projects, helping it bust out of the confines of the page to go where people need it to be. Yet at the interface of these two areas of innovation we have the creakiest of things: the Content Management System.
In this talk we’ll look at what’s wrong with many CMS’, why these are real Hard Problems, and open up a conversation around what we can do (some of which might surprise you).
A Beginner's Guide to Perceived PerformanceKyle Peatt
There’s no question that performance is an important problem — but do your users really care how many requests your site makes or how fast the screen repaints? No. But they do care about the impact of those things — their perception of performance. Kyle talks about why enhancing perceived performance could net you bigger wins than struggling to strip a couple of kilobytes of page weight and gives some tips on how to get started on your own sites.