August 2018 – Lightning Talks

Thanks for coming along to the August edition of Staffs Web Meetup.

A massive thank you to our sponsors – Codeweavers and Kanuka Digital.

Talks

CSS is dead, long live CSS

Elliot Evans

In the fast paced world of web development, new standards are made and there are new architectures to follow and it seems writing vanilla CSS is no longer common practice. Despite this CSS is always considered as a styling language which does not do as much as you want, form the early days of the internet proposing new standards to the modern day where developers are using different languages to enhance there ability to style websites.

The talk explore why CSS is no longer being used such as: why there has been a huge shift in recent years away to other languages such as SCSS? What is CSS-in-JS and why it exists? Future of CSS / CSS Working drafts and to conclude why the language is not dead.

How to build what your customers want

George Wilde

User stories are a tool that helps software teams understand what a customer needs. So what happens when they are written badly, or misleading? The wrong things get built, there is confusion and wastage. Find out how to write great user stories that get everyone working together to build the things that your customers want.

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Phil Wylie

WordPress web developer for iWeb, cider drinker and cat owner.

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