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Friday, June 7 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Designing for Extensibility -S8

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Like the universe itself, the Internet is constantly expanding, and the devices we use to access it are multiplying by the day. It should be clear by now that our attempts to match the pace of new Internet-enabled devices is a losing battle. Keeping our footing in an ever-changing landscape requires us to embrace flux. We must plan flexible, modular solutions; with our CMSs, our code, and our designs. In this presentation we will present a new mental model for approaching design problems on the multi-device web, as well as practical applications for our designs and code. We'll look at some of the approaches we use at Bearded to help solve these problems, and how tools like Sass and Compass have helped us along the way.


Speakers
avatar for Patrick Fulton

Patrick Fulton

Front-End Developer, Bearded
Patrick Fulton is a front end developer at Bearded. He understands that the Internet, like the universe, is expanding at a startling rate, and that clean, semantic mark-up and content-driven, responsive layouts are the way forward. He believes in building sites that are device-agnostic, adapting layouts and experiences to a user's viewing environment. Patrick employs the ideals of progressive enhancement in his work. This ensures solid... Read More →
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Matt Griffin

Principal, Bearded
Matt Griffin is a designer and founder of Bearded. He has a great love for letterpress printing, which he acquired while attending Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, where he received a BFA in Graphic Design. Matt is an avid advocate for collaboration in design, and has been published in A List Apart and .net magazine. He is one of the creators of Wood Type Revival, a successfully Kickstarter-funded project which seeks out lost... Read More →


Friday June 7, 2013 11:00am - 11:50am
Room 207
  • Session Code S8

Attendees (40)