On Air – A Listing Aside

Article Continues Under

We hold busy right here at A Listing Aside: publishing articles, columns, and weblog posts; sharing our forays into open supply; and developing with options like electronic mail notifications for brand new content material.

One thing was nonetheless lacking, although.

We’ve at all times prided ourselves extra on our deal with the designer and developer group than on our technical acumen. Anybody can assist make a greater web site, however we take into account it a singular privilege—and accountability—to have the ability to assist builders develop into higher builders. So, we’re attempting one thing model new: community-focused occasions the place our readers can get to know A Listing Aside’s authors and employees.

Our aim is to convey the texture of a neighborhood internet growth meetup to the online. We wish to mix one of the best and brightest voices from ALA’s previous with new voices and new views on designing and constructing for the online. We wish to focus on the occasions of the day—or hour. We wish Q&A periods the place you ask us the robust questions; we wish to know what questions don’t but have solutions, so we will determine them out with you.

If this piques your curiosity, effectively, I’ve some excellent news: we’re kicking issues off instantly. We’ve assembled among the greatest minds in internet efficiency to speak about each side of constructing smaller, quicker web sites—from getting buy-in at each stage of your group to the steps we will incorporate into our day-to-day work.

Designing for Efficiency: Can We Have it All?

Thursday, February 26, 2015
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST

Constructing a quicker, leaner internet means contending with a lot of challenges, not all of that are strictly technical. “However,” your CEO argues, “our large, high-resolution photos are well worth the wait.” How will we handle these sorts of expectations? How will we get our groups—and our bosses—as enthusiastic about constructing performant web sites as we’re? Most vital, although: the place will we get began, and how?

Our panelists are right here to reply all these questions for you, after which some. Get the main points and register now.

Lara Hogan

Lara Hogan champions efficiency as part of the general person expertise, and is the writer of Designing for Efficiency (O’Reilly, 2014). She believes in placing a stability between aesthetics and velocity, and in constructing efficiency into firm tradition. Lara speaks and tweets, and is at the moment senior engineering supervisor of efficiency at Etsy.

Scott Jehl

Scott Jehl releases tasks on GitHub that target accessible, sustainable, and performance-oriented practices for cross-device growth. He speaks at conferences around the globe and just lately authored Accountable Responsive Design (A Ebook Aside, 2014). Scott is an online designer and developer at Filament Group; his purchasers embody the Boston Globe, LEGO, World Information, and eBay. He tweets early and infrequently.

Yesenia Perez-Cruz

Yesenia Perez-Cruz is a Philadelphia-based designer working at Intuitive Firm. She can be a speaker at worldwide conferences, in demand for talks specializing in balancing efficiency with design, cross-team collaboration, and methods to be versatile along with your design course of. She honed her design and person expertise abilities whereas working at Blissful Cog for purchasers like Zappos, MTV, and Jose Garces. She additionally acts as an acquisitions scout for A Listing Aside.

And as your humble moderator, I’ll be doing my greatest to remain out of their manner.

Extra occasions are in growth, and we’ll remember to hold you up to date. We’re wanting ahead to speaking with all of you.

Leave a Comment