Talks

Upcoming Talks

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Talks I've Given

ImageCon 2018: Beyond Resizing: The Image Performance Checklist (video, slides, and transcript)
Concentrating on just image performance, a happy, feel-good talk about loading images fast, and what you should minimally do for image performance.

Squares Conference 2017 (slides and talk transcript)

Engineers for Engineers (slides, video, and links)
This talk, Automate Your Site's Front-End Performance, was given at Constant Contact's Engineers for Engineers conference in Waltham Massachusetts, on September 18 2015,

HighEdWeb Technical Academy, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Oct 3 2015, hands-on workshop. Automating for Developer Happiness and Front-End Performance

Web Directions 2015, Sydney, Australia, Oct 29-30 2015, talk and hands-on workshop Automate Your Site's Front-End Performance (workshop) / Automating for Developer Happiness and Front-End Performance (talk)

Automate Your Site's Front-End Performance!, taking the idea of automating things, and focusing directly on site performance, including how to track the effects of your changes, Fluent 2015.

Automate Your Site's Front-End Performance!, taking the idea of automating things, and focusing directly on site performance, including how to track the effects of your changes, dev.Objective.

Automate all the Front End Development Things!, another version of the automating talk, but with a twist! Since there are 3 other sessions on Grunt, we're going to skip _some_ of the grunt and automate other things! June 5th, Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotch on the Rocks!

Automating all the Front-End Development Things!, my cfObjective 2014 talk slides on how to automate front-end workflows with Grunt, Sass, Browser-Sync, Yeoman, Alfred, application launchers, and the like.

Lazy Dev's Dash through Sass, version 2
Second iteration of the mad dash introduction to Sass, with a short emphasis on gradients, transforms and animation to show how easy it is to use.

Lazy Dev's Dash through Sass
Mad dash introduction to Sass, with a short emphasis on gradients, transforms and animation to show how easy it is to use.

Automate ALL THE THINGS, given at Open Web Camp 2012
All about using technology to streamline your work and your life.

Shkrubbel: A Word Game, Made with Letters, given at Open Web Camp 2011
All about making a mobile web app.

Hacker Dojo: Anarchy with Respect, given at Open Source Bridge 2011
All about how awesome Hacker Dojo is, and why it works so well.

How to be the Best at Giving the Worst Talk Ever, given at Drupal Con 2011 North America
All about what you can do to mess up the next time you try public speaking.