09:50 — 10:30: ES6 Uncensored (slides) Angus Croll – @angustweets
yield that I actually understood. Is it me or does ES6 look a lot like Scala?
Mind still buzzing with
- Control your Lego Mindstorms EV3 Tanks with an xbox controller over bluetooth
Lots of charts of absurd growth and examples of mobile changing everything, from the most frivolous to the most life-saving and inspirational ways.
- Kinsa – the $1 thermometer and app for your smartphone – was my key wow moment from Joe’s talk
- Uber kitten delivery service
- Eliminate the 360ms delay on touch screen devices but be aware of the caveats
- Use the HTML5 AppCache, but read Jake Archibald’s post first
- Genius tip: send XHR requests on app start before the code to handle the response has run. Assign the response to a global variable and retrieve later.
14:30 – 15:10: Our web development workflow is completely broken (slides) Kenneth Auchenberg – @auchenberg
I imagine like many I had unquestioningly accepted the fact that when I use Chrome I must use Chrome dev tools; for Safari and iOS I must use Safari’s and so on.
We’ve all been doing it wrong.
Really, really cool demonstrations of what can be done with just CSS (and maths).
The cutting edge of Web Components from the Mozilla camp.
17:00 – 17:40: Time (slides) Jeremy Keith – @adactio
And Full Frontal 2013 ended on Time – an exploration of the permanence of digital information, the longevity of formats and a brief history of time.
- “The original URL for this prediction (www.longbets.org/601) will no longer be available in eleven years.”
- Swiss Fort Knoxx – “forget the Cloud, I want my data stored in a mountain”
- Ruth Belville, the “Greenwich Mean Time Lady”
- The “Powers of 10” video
What an excellent day at the seaside.