Open Web Camp

The Bay Area's (Almost) Free Web Developer Conference

Sessions

Mobile Accessibility for Developers

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 12:00pm – 12:50pmPresented by Marcy SuttonLocated in Town Hall BIn track OWC VIIThe native-versus-web mobile debate rages on – who is winning? In accessibility, most people say that native has won: it’s easier to create accessible, testable… Mobile Accessibility for Developers

Comments Off on Mobile Accessibility for Developers

Chutes and Ladders

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 12:00pm – 12:50pmPresented by Cindy LiLocated in Town Hall CIn track OWC VIIDesigning for existing users turns into a game of how to get to the end goal, launch. Cindy will be using a past project as… Chutes and Ladders

Comments Off on Chutes and Ladders

WWGD? (What would the Geeze do?)

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00am – 11:50amPresented by Wendy ChisholmLocated in Town Hall AIn track OWC VIIFive years ago, The Geeze (William Loughborough) decided to move on to that great ol’ juke joint in the sky and a few months later… WWGD? (What would the Geeze do?)

Comments Off on WWGD? (What would the Geeze do?)

A Look Inside W3C

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:30pm – 3:20pmPresented by Doug SchepersLocated in Town Hall BIn track OWC VIIYou’ve heard of W3C, but do you know what W3C really does? Doug will tell you about how W3C works, the good and the bad,… A Look Inside W3C

Comments Off on A Look Inside W3C

Prototyping standards with Custom Elements

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00am – 10:50amPresented by Léonie WatsonLocated in Town Hall CIn track OWC VIIWhen new HTML features are proposed, it is possible to create working prototypes using Custom Elements. This means new features can be tested for usability… Prototyping standards with Custom Elements

Comments Off on Prototyping standards with Custom Elements

Debugging Accessibility

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 3:30pm – 4:20pmPresented by Alice BoxhallLocated in Town Hall BIn track OWC VIII’ve spent a significant portion of the last couple of years working on tools to help developers find and debug accessibility issues with their web… Debugging Accessibility

Comments Off on Debugging Accessibility

schema.org

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00am – 11:50amPresented by ‘Chaals’ McCathieNevileLocated in Town Hall BIn track OWC VII It’s on a third of the planet’s websites. It looks like meta keywords from 1997. And it is backed by four of the biggest… schema.org

Comments Off on schema.org

Erase and rewind – a tale of innovation and impatience

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 12:00pm – 12:50pmPresented by Christian HeilmannLocated in Town Hall AIn track OWC VIIAs warriors for the open web and supporters of freedom of choice we’re in a pickle these days. The siren song of innovation and simplicity… Erase and rewind – a tale of innovation and impatience

Comments Off on Erase and rewind – a tale of innovation and impatience

Dyslexia: What have we Learned so far?

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 4:30pm – 5:20pmPresented by Ricardo Baeza-YatesLocated in Town Hall CIn track OWC VIIAround 10% of the worldwide population has dyslexia, a reading disability that negatively affects a person’s ability to read and comprehend texts. The symptoms… Dyslexia: What have we Learned so far?

Comments Off on Dyslexia: What have we Learned so far?

HTML5, Forms & Accessibility

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:30pm – 3:20pmPresented by Estelle WeylLocated in Town Hall CIn track OWC VIIWho is coming to the web and why? How do developers get started? Why do some stay and others leave? The team, the talent, and… HTML5, Forms & Accessibility

Comments Off on HTML5, Forms & Accessibility

Preserving Your Online Data

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 11:00am – 11:50amPresented by Matt HarrisLocated in Town Hall CIn track OWC VIIWe share a lot of our lives online in photos, messages, comments and videos. While the sites and services we use look after our data,… Preserving Your Online Data

Comments Off on Preserving Your Online Data

Bringing Web Content to the Big Screen with Google Cast

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00am – 10:50amPresented by Kevin NilsonLocated in Town Hall AIn track OWC VIIHave you ever wanted to expand your web app to enable a multi-screen experience leveraging large display devices like a television? Google Cast allows you… Bringing Web Content to the Big Screen with Google Cast

Comments Off on Bringing Web Content to the Big Screen with Google Cast

Shave That Handlebar Mustache (You Won’t Miss It with Montage Component-Oriented Templates)

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 10:00am – 10:50amPresented by Benoit MarchantLocated in Town Hall BIn track OWC VIITemplates offer a way to inject dynamic data at the right place into a static structure. Developers have been the one making decisions in term… Shave That Handlebar Mustache (You Won’t Miss It with Montage Component-Oriented Templates)

Comments Off on Shave That Handlebar Mustache (You Won’t Miss It with Montage Component-Oriented Templates)

Making your Angular Application accessible

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 2:30pm – 3:20pmPresented by Dirk GinaderLocated in Town Hall AIn track OWC VIIAngular Applications traditionally had a bad reputation in terms of being inaccessible. There’s no real reason for that though. Dirk is going to demonstrate tools… Making your Angular Application accessible

Comments Off on Making your Angular Application accessible

The Heart and Mind of Evangelism

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 3:30pm – 4:20pmPresented by Matt MayLocated in Town Hall AIn track OWC VII No matter the cause, every advocate has one question to answer: Why? Each of us in accessibility and web standards has our own answer.… The Heart and Mind of Evangelism

Comments Off on The Heart and Mind of Evangelism

Smarter Web Payments

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 4:30pm – 5:20pmPresented by Katie Haritos-SheaLocated in Town Hall AIn track OWC VIIDetails to be announced.

Comments Off on Smarter Web Payments

TBC

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 4:30pm – 5:20pmLocated in Town Hall B

Comments Off on TBC

Meteor, The JavaScript Platform

Saturday, August 1, 2015, 3:30pm – 4:20pmPresented by Rahul ChoudhuryLocated in Town Hall CIn track OWC VIIMeteor, or MeteorJS is an open-source JavaScript web application framework[2] written using Node.js. Meteor allows for rapid prototyping and produces cross-platform (web, Android, iOS)… Meteor, The JavaScript Platform

Comments Off on Meteor, The JavaScript Platform