Sessions

Ed Charbeneau
Refactoring CSS with Sass
Ed Charbeneau

Does your CSS code remind you of an episode of Hoarders? In this session we’ll look at how to apply back-end development principles like OOP, DRY, and Encapsulation to CSS using Sass. We’ll explore techniques to build modular and intelligent CSS.

Room: Jefferson
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS); Web

Chris Howard
David Galownia
The Lean Development Process – Understanding and Achieving Product/Market Fit Before Build Starts
Chris Howard; David Galownia

Learn how the Lean process is used to better understand your customer and get ideas in front of users quickly. We'll break down how this compares to traditional software development methodologies and how Lean is great for gauging customer interest and getting to market sooner and with less risk.

Room: Heartland
Topics: Project Management; Requirements; Software TestingUser Experience
Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS); Project Management; Software Process

Rob Keefer
Goldilocks and Artificial Intelligence
Rob Keefer

Embrace the increase of artificial intelligence, and work to find, identify, and implement the “just right” amount of AI for your users - the Goldilocks of AI

Room: Jefferson
Topics: User Experience
Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS)

Dave Sadlon
Devs throwing you a visual curveball? You need a Backstop! - Automate Visual Regression Testing
Dave Sadlon

It can be difficult enough, as a QA, tracking all the visual changes in any given sprint or release. Automated Visual Regression Testing across multiple devices can give a team a visual representation of what changes (even the smallest!) have occurred within their application.

Room: Iroquois
Topics: Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: Agile; Cross-Platform; Design (UI/UX/CSS); DevOps; JavaScript; Software Process; Testing; Web

Jared Faris
Where The Web Is Going
Jared Faris

The web is an exciting and fast moving place. This talk dives into how the web evolves, and what things are in the near future that attendees should be aware of.

Room: Burley/Cumberland/Derby
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS); JavaScript; Mobile; Python; Web

Martine Dowden
Fabricating Fantastic Forms
Martine Dowden

Delve into usability and accessibility techniques to build better forms.

Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: Accessibility; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; Other; Testing; Web

Greg Malcolm
Chrome Developer Tools: Raiding the Armory
Greg Malcolm

Tips and tricks for getting the most from the Chrome Developer Tools.

Room: Farmington
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS); JavaScript; Web

Richard Teachout
Job Skill Tips - Work towards Promotions / Enhance your Resume
Richard Teachout

If you are looking for some tips and tricks to get that promotion, or find your Dream Tech job.. this session may be the best one for you. Learn some tips from my perspective, of ways to get the promotion or interview... and hopefully get it.

Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Chris Bennett
Practical CSS Grid
Chris Bennett

CSS Grid is here! Now what? How can we use the latest CSS layout tool without ignoring users with older browsers? From traditional website layouts to custom web applications, dig in to real, practical uses for CSS grid that you can use today.

Room: Jefferson
Topics: Application Development; User Experience
Tags: Design (UI/UX/CSS); Web

Ryan Ripley
Faye Thompson
Collaborative Curiosity
Ryan Ripley; Faye Thompson

Bring your questions, as you are the product owner to this conversation about celebrating curiosity, becoming more agile and fostering an environment that allows your team to succeed. We will address the questions of the room and facilitate a whole-conference conversation.

Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Martine Dowden
Accessibility Cookbook: 10 easy recipes
Martine Dowden

Delve into the top accessibility fails. We will look at what they are, how to test for them, and how to fix them.

Room: Jefferson
Topics: Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: Accessibility; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; Other; Web

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A software development conference in the Louisville, KY area on March 28 - 30, 2018 designed to cover all aspects of software development regardless of development stack.

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