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What Do You Know – Melbourne

April 2 2014 was a top night out for Melbourne peeps who work on the web. It’s all over now, but you can catch all the slides and resources from the presentations in this blog post. Make sure you’re the first to hear about upcoming events by following @webdirections or signing up for our weekly newsletter, The Weekend Edition.

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  • Where: The Apartment, 401 Little Bourke St, Melbourne
  • Date: Wednesday April 2
  • Time: 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start


What Do You Know is an evening of lightning (strictly 5 minutes!) presentations for the whole web family. You can listen to anything for 5 minutes, and it’s a great way to keep a connection with all the other moving parts that go together to make the Web.

  • Photo of Tammy ButowWhat’s your favourite thing online?Tammy Butow, @tammybutow
  • Photo of Lars Klint5 things you didn’t know Windows Phone can doLars Klint, @larsklint
  • Photo of Beth SkurrieUse Pacts and throw away your integration testsBeth Skurrie, @bethesque
  • Photo of Damir KotoricDesign by communityDamir Kotoric, @damirkotoric
  • Photo of Alex MackeyJust add WebGLAlex Mackey, @alexjmackey
  • Photo of Peter WilsonDeciding to be wrongPeter Wilson, @pwcc
  • Photo of Shane WeddellAlways do the opposite of what Bart saysShane Weddell, @shaneweddell
  • Photo of Mario VisicA faster webMario Visic, @mariovisic
  • Photo of Drew SchraufBikeshedding and the vicious feedback cycleDrew Schrauf, @drewschrauf
  • Photo of Basarat5 reasons to TypeScriptBasarat, @basarat
  • Photo of Matt AllenThat awkward interviewMatt Allen, @mattallen
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    Going to #wds18 has given me inspiration to attend more conferences. Meeting tech folks like myself and learning from each other is pretty amazing!

    Hinesh Patel Ruby and React Developer

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