Bridging the Gap Between Designers and Developers

Divya Manian (Adobe)
12:00pm–12:30pm Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Interface and experience design
Location: Salon 8
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(1.90, 10 ratings)

THIS SESSION HAS REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS LISTED BELOW

Designers and developers rely on each other to turn design comps into code quickly. This session will give developers a look at new tools and techniques for working efficiently from design to code, while maintaining the design purity. Best of all designers and developers will hear new ways to avoid frustration during design handoff. Attendees will learn:

• Techniques for translating design comps into code
• Which new tools fit best with your workflow
• Several easy ways to extract assets from a design
• How to inspect and extract information and assets for design comps
• Tips for reducing time required to compile assets
• How designers and developers can work more efficiently while collaborating on projects
• Ways to supercharge your comp to code workflows

SESSION REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ATTENDEES

Design experience and/or development environment in HTML5

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Divya Manian

Adobe

Divya works at Adobe on tools to help web designers. Previously, she worked at Opera, advocating the use of web technologies while contributing to open source projects and books on web development. She also participates in projects to make gender bias history in the throws of a quarter-life crisis, she decided to pursue web technologies with single-minded devotion, leading to collaborative projects such as HTML5 Boilerplate, HTML5 Please, Move the Web Forward, and more.

She then joined the Adobe Web Platform team, where she helped organize W3Conf, helped webplatform.org go live, and made CSS features available in browsers. She now works on tools to help the modern web designer.