I recently had the privilege of attending the GothamJS conference at the NYIT auditorium with some of my co-workers. I wasn’t sure what to expect as this was my first go at a conference. I must say that I was quite impressed!
There was an excellent range of topics from best practices to current frameworks/technologies that are useful in today’s web development world. Anyone who has spent any time in this field knows that it changes at an alarming rate and with a large workload it can be tough to keep current. These conferences give a great step-back approach as you can just observe and soak it in. Sharing your thoughts about the topics with fellow developers, generally leads to great pro/con discussions. These discussions tend to lead to decisions about implementing the technologies in the work environment and are great team builders to boot. (more…)
Just recently I’ve had my first big experience working with jQuery mobile (jQM) for a client, and I want to share some of the basics that I learned along the way. I’d worked with mobile sites before, but this takes mobile development a giant step forward. (more…)