Web Directions Conferences for web and digital professionals

Andrew Fisher – A Device API Safari

Let’s take a tour through the jungle that is the Device API spec and go looking for some new, interesting features of the API. And if this floats your boat, you need to get along to the Engineering Track at Web Directions 2014.

Mundane computing and the web of data – video presentation from Tom Coates

Network connectivity is reaching more and more into the physical world. This is potentially transformative – allowing every object and service in the world to talk to one other—and to their users—through any networked interface. Like what you see? Want a piece of the action next time around? Then get along to Web Directions South […]

Beyond Mobile – Video presentation from Josh Clark

Trends are emerging at the hazy edges of the tech universe that hint at the future of computer interfaces, including computers without interfaces at all. Josh Clark show us how to prepare for that future now. Like what you see? Want a piece of the action next time around? Then get along to Web Directions […]

Robert O’Callahan – The Open Web Platform in the mobile era

Photo of Robert O'CallahanIn this talk I will describe the work we’re doing to ensure that the standards-based Web wins again — developing new technologies, extending Web standards, and shipping great products on all kinds of devices. I’ll talk about the challenges we face and what people who care about competition and freedom can do to help.

Jonathan Stark – The mobile frameworks landscape

Photo of Jonathan StarkIn this session, Jonathan Stark takes an in depth look at several mobile frameworks, including JQTouch, JQuery Mobile and SenchaTouch, comparing and contrasting their approaches, and most appropriate uses. As a developer looking to tailor experiences and applications for the mobile web, this will be an invaluable session.

Chris Wilson – Keynote: The Convergence of All Things

Photo of Chris WilsonThis keynote will focus on the unique potential offered to web developers — the ability to use the web platform to build compelling applications that reach across different devices, scenarios and environments. In discussing the approaches necessary to deliver great experiences across all these spaces, we will also uncover unique opportunities in a platform that reaches from mobile phones to the biggest display screen in your house.

Ross Boucher – Quality Control: Testing and debugging your apps

Photo of Ross BoucherDevelopers have long been able to use an array of debugging, profiling and other testing tools to ensure application quality and performance. More recently, web developers have started to rely on increasingly sophisticated tools to help test their web sites and applications. But particularly in the mobile space, when developing sophisticated applications with web technologies, testing presents significant challenges.

Juliette Melton – Mobile User Experience Research

Photo of Juliette MeltonIn this talk, Juliette Melton will guide you through how to use some great existing research methods in a mobile context, how to incorporate some new (and fun!) methods into your arsenal, and propose next generation tools and services to make mobile user experience research even better.

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Three days of talks, two of them in the engineering room. Web Directions you have broken my brain.

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Join us in 2019:

  • Web Directions Design 2019

    Australia's 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. Two big tracks, one Product/Design, one Developer focused.

    Sydney November 2019

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