Copywriting fundamentals for the web (Relly
Annett-Baker - http://poppycopy.co.uk/)
This workshop draws on her experience to explore the fundamentals
of copywriting for the web, why it should be your first consideration
for both sites and apps, a DIY guide to copy, when to get a
professional in and the most common mistakes rookie writers make.
How to build with Facebook Connect and Add Social
Context to your Website (Cat Lee - http://www.facebook.com)
Facebook Connect is a powerful set of APIs for developers that lets
users bring their identity and connections everywhere. Developers get
access to a user's:
* Identity: name, photos, events, hobbies, and more.
* Social Graph: friends and connections.
* Stream: activity, distribution, and integration points within
Facebook, like stream stories and Publishers.
We'll show you how to use this information to create more engaging
experiences on your website and connect people everywhere.
Apps Using Atlas (Francisco Tolmasky - http://280north.com)
With the launch of Atlas, the team
at 280 North redefined what is possible with web apps. In this
workshop, you'll learn how to use Cappuccino, Objective-J and Atlas to
create amazingly powerful web app user interfaces.
How to Build Accessible Web Apps (Philip Strain - http://www.eclipticlabs.com)
In this workshop you're going to learn how to make your web app
accessible. Experts will walk you through the accessibility essentials
you need to know and how to avoid common mistakes.
Marketing Techniques (Alex Hunter - http://www.virgin.com)
How to get the biggest bang for your buck online and make your site
stand out among the rest.
How to Build a Web App from A-Z (Mike McDerment -
Having a great web app idea is only the beginning of the fun. Taking
that idea from your head and getting all the way to launch is no easy
task and unfortunately there aren't any official instruction. So in
this workshop, we are going to give you tips on the complete process
of building a web app, from A to Z.
Setting up Your Web
App - Powerful Alternatives to LAMP (Chris Lea - http://www.virb.com)
The Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP-Perl-Python (LAMP) stack is absolutely one
of the most ubiquitous development platforms for web applications in
the world. So much so that there are many who have never strayed
outside the well known environment it provides. However, there are
exciting software developments currently that may provide better
solutions than the trusty LAMP setup.
Site Building with Drupal (Addison Berry - http://www.lullabot.com)
Drupal is a popular content management system (CMS) that powers a
wide variety of dynamic, content-driven web sites. Its modular design
means that thousands of modules can be used to add the functionality
that your site needs without any custom programming.