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FED London - Sponsored by Yahoo

Yahoo London

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

FED London - Sponsored by Yahoo

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Yahoo Employee Ended Free  

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FED (Front End Development) London - Sponsored by Yahoo is hosting a quarterly meetup at its offices in the heart of central London. The next event will take place on Tuesday 13th January, 2015 between 6pm - 9pm and will have a theme for the evening of "building large scale web apps".

Entry to this event is free, with pizza and beer being provided by Yahoo.

We are happy to announce we have 4 confirmed guest speakers.

Thierry Koblentz 

Passionate about Web Design and CSS. He is a front-end engineer at Yahoo.

Thierry (@thierrykoblentz) will talk about Atomic CSS, and challenges CSS best practices with a focus on bloat, obsolescence, redundancy, poor caching and more.

Andrea Giammarchi

Andrea (@WebReflection) is currently a Senior Software Engineer at Twitter, previously working at Facebook and also at Nokia where he was mainly focused on the Mobile HTML5 Here map engine. Active JS community contributor and web-standards promoter.

Andrea will talk about a smoother migration to modern standards: how to embrace what works and avoid what breaks in the *coming soon* future of JavaScript.

Phil Leggetter

Phil (@leggetter) is Head of Developer Evangelism at Pusher where his focus is to share knowledge and ideas relating to realtime functionality in web and mobile apps.

Prior to rejoining Pusher, Phil worked at Caplin Systems on the BladeRunnerJS open source developer toolkit built to enable teams to build and maintain large single pages apps.

Phil will talk about the concepts and workflows that fed into the workflows and application architecture that was core to the BladeRunnerJS toolkit.

Martin Beeby

Martin (@thebeebs) works for Microsoft where he talks to developers about HTML5, Windows 8 and the web.

Martin has been developing since he was 16 and over the past 16 years has worked on projects with many Major brands Martin has written articles for, and been featured in, .NET Magazine, ZDNet, the Microsoft Developer Network, and Windows Magazine.

In this 30 minute session Martin will look at TypeScript a Superset of JavaScript which compiles down to vanilla JavaScript. He'll look at how TypeScript can help when working with large complex codebases.


5:45pm - 6:15pm     Registration / doors open.

6:15pm - 6:45pm     Talk 1: Andrea Giammarchi.

6:50pm - 7:20pm     Talk 2: Thierry Koblentz.

7:25pm - 7:55pm     Break. Food / beer and networking.

8pm - 8:30pm          Talk 3: Martin Beeby

8:35pm - 9:05pm     Talk 4: Phil Leggetter

9:10pm - 9:30pm     End of event. Doors closed.

Do you have questions about FED London - Sponsored by Yahoo? Contact Yahoo London
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Yahoo Office
125 Shaftesbury Ave
WC2H London
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 from 18:00 to 21:00 (GMT)

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