Accessible Design

This presentation focuses on designing and building for audiences other than screen readers: people with mobility or dexterity impairments, low-vision, and even different literacy or cultural differences. You’ll learn several practical takeaways to help you design and build things that go beyond screen reader compatible.

Keeping secrets in JavaScript

With the web slowly maturing as a platform the demand for cryptography in the browser has risen, especially in a post-Snowden era. Many of us have heard about the upcoming Web Cryptography API but at the time of writing there seem to be no good introductions available.

Cross-Device Responsive Web Development

In today’s multi-device world, Responsive Web Design (RWD) has become essential. Media queries (in CSS, JavaScript, markup, and other related technologies) make it easier to develop for multiple devices and still adhere to web standards.

Tips and Tricks for Client-Side Performance

As the complexity of web and mobile apps increases, so does the importance of ensuring that your client-side resources load and execute in an optimal and efficient manner. Differences in resource loading techniques can have a dramatic impact on how fast an application feels to your users, and can be the catalyst for whether they […]

“Do it yourself”…Custom JavaFX Controls

Every front-end developer knows the problem: the project you are working on requires a control that is not part of the standard library, which raises the question “How do I do a custom control myself?” This session will show you one way you can choose to create a custom control in JavaFX.

Important MySQL Products for DBAs

Finding the right tools to manage enterprise MySQL deployments is often left up to the DBA team. But without regular training, these teams sometimes fall behind in learning about new tools that can do the same jobs better. MySQL database software typically includes basic tools, but when it comes to monitoring, additional add-on tools are […]