Web Directions Conferences for web and digital professionals

Code ’19 Feature session: In conversation with a browser – Phil Nash

As we countdown to Code ’19, our front end development conference, we’re highlighting great sessions you can expect. If you like what you see, then why no get along? It’s in Melbourne on June 20 and 21, but always sells out, so don’t delay. And use the code ‘blog’ to get a free upgrade to […]

Introducing Product ’19 our brand new conference

We’re genuinely excited to announce the initial key speakers for our first ever Product conference, as well as an amazing workshop, Design Your Design Organization, from the legendary Peter Merholz, visiting Australia for the first time ever. All in all we’re shaping up for an amazing 3 days of product goodness in Melbourne, from July 31 to August […]

Code ’19 Feature session: How to AI in JS? – Asim Hussain

As we countdown to Code ’19, our front end development conference, we’re highlighting great sessions you can expect. If you like what you see, then why no get along? It’s in Melbourne on June 20 and 21, but always sells out, so don’t delay. And use the code ‘blog’ to get a free upgrade to […]

Code Leaders 2019 Program launch

Now in its third year, we’ve lined up some fantastic speakers, with a range of presentations to help you lead your team and organisation better at Code Leaders. As always, it’s a single day conference, taking place in Melbourne June 19th, and designed for senior engineers, engineering managers, lead developers, CTOs and other engineering leaders. […]

Design and Design Leaders ’19 are a wrap

Things go a bit quiet around here as we lead into and then host our conferences, which we did last week with both our Design Leaders and Design conferences, in Melbourne. The room had a great buzz from the very beginning, a combination perhaps of the always fantastic coffee at the Arts Centre (and all […]

Showcasing Australia’s Design tools

I’ve long felt Australia punches well above its weight when it comes to developer tools. From HotDog back in the early days of the Web, to Sublime (you didn’t know Sublime is developed in Australia? Well now you do), and even to be less than 100% humble Style Master, the CSS editor that I developed […]

Happy 30th World Wide Web

Today CERN is marking the 30th anniversary of the World Wide Web. It’s not the 30th anniversary of the public announcement of the Web, or the first browser, or indeed anything public about the Web. Rather, it’s the 3oth anniversary of this   This proposal concerns the management of general information about accelerators and experiments […]

Dynamic Typography with Fluid Sizing and Variable Fonts–Jason Pamental at Design ’19

Typography has been one of the great challenges in digital design, particularly on the Web. The arrival of font embedding, and services like Typekit a few years ago extended the range of fonts available to designers significantly, but came with performance costs. And while designers developed ‘responsive’ techniques for layout, responsive typography, that adapts to […]

Being Human in the Age of AI– Katja Forbes at Design ’19

As we head toward our first major conference of the year, Design, in Melbourne April 11 and 12,  we’re focussing on some of the sessions, topic and themes there. AI and Machine Learn have been on our agenda for quite some time now–we’ve had conferences dedicated to the intersection of technology, design and business with […]

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Join us in 2019:

  • Web Directions Design 2019

    Australia's product design conference with the world's leading expert

    Melbourne April 11 & 12 2019

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  • Web Directions Code 2019

    Australia's conference for JavaScript and Front End Engineers

    Melbourne June 20 & 21 2019

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  • Web Directions Product 2019

    Australia's conference for Product professionals

    Melbourne August 1 & 2 2019

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  • Web Directions Summit 2019

    Our legendary event. Three big tracks,–Product, Design and Developer focused.

    Sydney November 2019

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