London Web Standards October 21 - Modern progressive enhancement + Online identity (#lwsprogid)
General release tickets are available from this page on Friday, 11th October at 1p.m.
"Modern Progressive Enhancement" by Stuart Cox
10 years on from its conception, the technique of Progressive Enhancement is still touted by some as a best-practice for making a web site or app accessible to the largest possible audience. But its meaning – and application – has become misunderstood, contorted and diluted over the years.
About Stuart, @stucoxmedia
Stu is a senior developer at Potato (http://p.ota.to) and a member of the Modernizr (http://modernizr.com) core team. He is enamoured with new tech and likes to theorise about web design and development practices, while trying to balance purism with a healthy dose of pragmatism.
"Online identity: getting to know your users" by Cristiano Betta
Cristiano's talk will cover:
The state of the authentication dance
Why online identity matters
The case for named vs unnamed identity
Online identity in the e-commerce space
About Cristiano, Cristianobetta
Cristiano is a developer evangelist at PayPal, event organiser at Geeks of London and a board certified geek.
He loves to code in Ruby, Rails & JS. Appreciates web standards, continuous integration, distributed version control systems, test driven development, and coffee.