Conferences

  • Generate Conference opens September 17th in London

    The recently bridged Generate Conference has grown to a tremendous amount of popularity. In 2015 it will be hosted in London, England in the Grand Connaught Rooms. It’s a 2-day event spanning the 17th and 18th of September. Many guests will be speaking about various topics from design, development, and everything in-between. It appears the […]

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  • New Course Roundup: Functional Python, Tkinter, Ruby, WordPress and More

      COURSES Functional Python – Kenneth Love Functional programming is a great addition to any programmer’s toolset. FP allows you to quickly filter lists, modify values, find answers, and other repetitious tasks with less code. By the end of this course, you’ll be confidently applying the rules and best practices of FP. WORKSHOPS Tkinter – Kenneth Love Learn […]

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  • Engineering Happiness in Brazil: WordCamp Rio de Janeiro and beyond

    Karen Arnold and Erica Varlese work on the Happiness Hiring team at Automattic, where they hire new Happiness Engineers who support users on WordPress.com and Automattic products. They met with the Brazilian WordPress community last week and wanted to share their experiences. On August 29th, 2015, we traveled to Brazil to attend WordCamp Rio de […]

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  • 10 Ways To Boost Your Confidence [Infographic]

    Are you not a confident person? Do you have problems expressing yourself when you are in a group discussion. Do you doubt the decisions you make and hate speaking in public? Is “confidence” something you wish you have more of? This infographic may be able to help. The thing about confidence is that even if […]

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  • Insight from the Bucharest Dribbble Meetup

    A resource site by the name of Creative Tim put together a brief Dribbble Meetup in early September. It seems to have been such a success that the organizer decided to write a blog post on the impressions. Initial expectations were about 15-20 people but just over 40 people showed! Quite a turnout fo an […]

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  • DjangoCon 2015 kicks off September 6-11 in Austin, TX

    This year’s DjangoCon 2015 US conference is just around the corner and is scheduled to begin September 6th. The event runs all week long from Sunday the 6th to Friday the 11th. It’ll be held at the ATT Executive Education and Conference Center located in Austin, Texas. For the unfamiliar uninitiated, DjangoCon is to Django […]

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  • dConstruct Conference 2015 goes Futuristic in Brighton

    Each year in Brighton the first Friday of September gives host to a day full of tech enthusiasts, coders, designers, and creators sharing their ideas with one another. This one-day event is called dConstruct which was originally created by Clearleft back in 2005.   This conference has grown by leaps and bounds proving to be […]

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  • HybridConf is back Opening in Dublin, Ireland

    The HybridConf international web design and development conference is back and coming to Dublin, Ireland as of August 20th. This inspirational two day event focuses primarily on bringing designers and web developers together with entrepreneurial-minded personalities to form a relaxing, highly interactive environment for learning, collaboration, and of course networking. This year’s HybridConf event will […]

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  • Speaking at the Sherpa Summit

    Last October, Web Standards Sherpa published my mini series on Getting Started With Sass. It was a whole new experience as I’d never written a technical tutorial as in-depth as this, let alone doing so with a proper editor and technical editor. Web Standards Sherpa is like that; all about the quality. So it was […]

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  • 4 reasons to be excited about OFFSET

    The art director of The Gentlewoman will be speaking at OFFSET Dublin’s cracking three-day creativity conference OFFSET is back with a bang for 2015. Hosted in the mighty Bord Gáis Energy Theatre over the 6-8 March 2015, prepare for a 360-degree explosion of discussion, debate and inspiration hosted by the some of the industry’s leading […]

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  • Speaking at border:none

    Next month I’m speaking and running a “creator unit” at border:none in Nuremberg. This is incredibly exciting as it’s an event focused around the decentralisation of the web, a topic that I care about a great deal. I’ll be talking about using considerate design and great user experiences to create genuine alternatives to the products […]

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  • WWDC 2011 – Was it worth it?

    Nick from tmro considers whether it was worth the time, effort and cost of going to the WWDC in 2011. It may seem strange to consider this now, at the end of 2012, but it’s a good article to read considering it was Steve Job’s last appearance at the WWDC, and whether now Nick would reconsider […]

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