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User Experience: No one wants to use software that is visually unappealing and/or hard to use, these sessions will provide information on how to build applications that users want to use.
Jeff Kelley
Apple Watch Development with Swift
Jeff Kelley

This workshop covers developing watchOS apps for Apple Watch using Swift, Appleā€™s new programming language.

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1:00 PM
Room: Heartland
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; Mobile; Other Languages; Other

Doug Mair
Dan Shultz
Bring your Big Data to life using JavaScript and a browser using D3.js
Doug Mair; Dan Shultz

Bring your Big Data to life using JavaScript and a browser using D3.js

Date/Time: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 1:00 PM
Room: Farmington
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; Big Data; Design (UI/UX/CSS); DevOps; JavaScript; Web

Christina Aldan
User Experience at Every Level
Christina Aldan

User Experience is included at every level of business. This can be seen in the culture of a company...

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 8:00 AM
Room: Appalachian
Topics: User Experience
Tags:

Nicholas Taylor
Like Complexity? Try Dealing with Users on a Daily Basis.
Nicholas Taylor

Users are needy. Needy needy needy. But, in order to understand their needs (and build the right software) you have to go talk to them. Wait ..... you mean I have to go talk to people?

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 8:00 AM
Room: Goldenrod
Topics: Project Management; Requirements; Soft SkillsUser Experience
Tags: ; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Soft Skills

Thomas Neirynck
Brandon Kobel
New York traffic is worse than you thought. How to analyze and visualize geo-data with the Elastic Stack.
Thomas Neirynck; Brandon Kobel

Users of Elasticsearch have a ready-made Geographic Information System (GIS) at their fingertips. We will build an end-user application in Kibana to analyze traffic accidents. We take advantage of Elasticsearch as the primary store for geo-data, but also integrate geo-data from external sources.

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 9:15 AM
Room: Heartland
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; Database/SQL; DevOps; Web; Other

Mike Earley
Using CSS Flexbox: How to craft responsive layouts without grid systems
Mike Earley

The session will cover the basics of the various flexbox properties, and then delve into detailed layouts involving flexbox--i.e. a full administration application's layout.

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 10:30 AM
Room: Iroquois
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; Development Practices; Web

Jason McCreary
Getting your first 1,000 users...
Jason McCreary

A 1,000 users may not sound like much, but when most products fail that's a huge number. We all have ideas for building software as a service. But how do we turn that into a product?

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 2:00 PM
Room: Farmington
Topics: Application Development; Project Management; Soft SkillsUser Experience
Tags: ; Project Management; Other

Mike Earley
Taming the SVG Beast - What, When, How
Mike Earley

TL; DR: You can programmatically edit images in the browser! Stop building 30 versions of the same image, and embrace SVG.

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 3:15 PM
Room: Iroquois
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; JavaScript; Web

Doug Mair
Feed Your Inner Data Scientist: JavaScript tools for data visualization and filtering!
Doug Mair

Feed Your Inner Data Scientist: JavaScript tools for data visualization and filtering!

Date/Time: Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:30 PM
Room: Iroquois
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; Big Data; DevOps; JavaScript; Web

Robert Cochran
Going Responsive
Robert Cochran

Introduction to responsive web design. Discusses strategies companies can take, the core concepts of the style, and has a walk through on how to get quick wins with minor changes. It ends with comparing and contrasting 3 different open source responsive frameworks.

Date/Time: Friday, June 9, 2017 8:00 AM
Room: Heartland
Topics: Application DevelopmentUser Experience
Tags:

Deven Phillips
DevOps, You're (Probably) Doing It Wrong
Deven Phillips

You hired a DevOps "person", or you have a DevOps "team", and they are automating all sorts of interesting things; but that's not really DevOps... We'll have an honest and frank discussion about what DevOps is and what it isn't, but we'll also talk about the steps for transitioning toward DevOps.

Date/Time: Friday, June 9, 2017 9:15 AM
Room: Julia Belle Ballroom
Topics: Application Development; Project Management; Soft Skills; User Experience;
Tags: ; DevOps; Project Management; Security; Software Process; Testing; Other Languages; Other

Stephen Harper
An Introduction to Interface Development In Universal Windows Platform (UWP) using MVVM Methodologies.
Stephen Harper

This session will explore modern interface design in UWP using XAML data bindings and provide an introduction to model, view, and view-model design patterns.

Date/Time: Friday, June 9, 2017 10:30 AM
Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; User Experience;
Tags: ; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; Mobile; Windows 8/10

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