HTML5 and CSS3 conference sessions

The home for Web Platform technologies, such as WebGL, Canvas, HTML5 video, the Web Audio API and CSS3.

1:45pm–3:15pm Monday, 04/20/2015
Location: Salon 8
Jen Kramer (Harvard University Extension School)
Average rating: **...
(2.84, 19 ratings)
How might you build a responsive website with your own custom grid system, custom media queries tailored to the site's look and feel, and responsive images? Learn how to roll your own in this workshop! Read more.
3:45pm–5:15pm Monday, 04/20/2015
Location: Salon 8
Cory House (Pluralsight | Cox Automotive)
Average rating: ****.
(4.69, 16 ratings)
Modern web developers face some big problems. We’re drowning in a sea of div tags and JavaScript libraries. Our markup isn’t semantic. And there’s no standard for creating reusable components that can be shared across projects. But there’s great news: Web components are coming to the rescue, and will dramatically redefine the way web apps are built. Read more.
1:30pm–2:00pm Tuesday, 04/21/2015
Location: Salon 1/2
Sanders Kleinfeld (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.43, 7 ratings)
Find out what I learned in my quest to read every single specification document published by the W3C in 2014-15. This session will provide a primer and an overview to the most exciting and innovative recent developments in web standards, with practical examples on how to leverage the latest HTML/CSS/XML technology in web applications. Read more.
2:15pm–2:45pm Tuesday, 04/21/2015
Location: Salon 9
Mina Markham (IBM Design)
Average rating: ***..
(3.93, 14 ratings)
Modular CSS is all about learning to think about your CSS in terms of objects, and architecting them as such. I'll discuss SMACSS conventions and how to utilize Sass to create reusable patterns to streamline the development process. In addition, I'll share some tips to best optimize Sass for responsive design, with site examples. Read more.
3:00pm–3:30pm Tuesday, 04/21/2015
Location: Salon 8
TJ VanToll (Progress)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
This talk is looks at the various web components technologies from a pragmatic perspective. What are the problems you run into when you try to use web components on a live production site? What parts of web components are ready for production, and which aren't? Come learn how you can use web components in your apps today. Read more.
11:15am–11:45am Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Location: Salon 8
Rachel Andrew (Edgeofmyseat.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.73, 11 ratings)
CSS Grid Layout is a layout method designed for the modern web. In this session I will demonstrate what it is with practical, testable examples showing how Grid solves the real problems we have in CSS layout. Read more.
12:00pm–12:30pm Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Location: Salon 12/13/14/15
Lee Munroe (Mailgun by Rackspace)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Any developer who has had to work with HTML email knows how painful it is. Tables, inline CSS, lack of CSS support, various clients, clients and browsers. Lets take a look at the current state of email rendering and how we can optimize our workflows when it comes to building HTML emails. Read more.
1:30pm–2:00pm Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Location: Salon 8
Wesley Hales (tCell)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 6 ratings)
Adding a WebSocket service to an application is often misunderstood to be high performance by default, however there are many more considerations that must be made, both on the client and server, before the best performance can be achieved. Read more.
1:30pm–2:00pm Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Location: Salon 10
Kyle Drake (Neocities)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
When Geocities went away, it did more than delete dancing baby GIFs and Celine Dion MIDI files. It ended the era of free, amateur, personal web sites. It was replaced with "the era of tiny text boxes on social networks". This isn't progress, it's a nightmare. So we created Neocities, an ad-free project to try to bring back HTML Homesteading for the modern web. You won't believe what happened next. Read more.
5:15pm–5:45pm Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Location: Salon 12/13/14/15
Philipp Hancke (&yet), Adam Brault (&yet)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
The Open Web Platform has evolved tremendously allowing browsers to provide capabilities previously only available via specialized plugins. WebRTC and the newest specification, ObjectRTC are the evolution of plugin-free video collaboration and in this talk, we'll go over how these specifications will change the way we collaborate on the web. Read more.