Adam Scott

Building web apps that work everywhere

Date: This event took place live on December 01 2016

Presented by: Adam Scott

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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As web developers, we are responsible for shaping the experiences of users' online lives. By making ethical, user-centered choices, we create a better Web for everyone. Adam Scott explores how to build web apps that deliver services for everyone, everywhere, covering a range of topics around building websites and applications that meet the needs of all users.

Topics include:

  • Modern progressive enhancement
  • Web accessibility
  • Inclusive form development
  • URL design and permanence
  • Responsive design
  • Web performance

About Adam Scott

Adam D. Scott is a developer and educator based in Connecticut. He currently works as the web development lead at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where he focuses on building open source tools. Additionally, he has worked in education for over a decade, teaching and writing curriculum on a range of technical topics. He is the author of WordPress for Education (Packt, 2012), the Introduction to Modern Front-End Development video course (O'Reilly 2015), and Building Web Applications for Everyone (O'Reilly 2016).