As always, anyone who is interested in getting involved with Refresh Dallas is welcome. This is a great opportunity to gain additional experience in many areas: public speaking, leadership, planning, organizational skills, and more. Not only that but you'll be able to list on your resume an organization with a rich history of great presentations going back nearly 10 years! If you are interested, please contact me and I'll be happy to chat about how you can contribute to this wonderful organization.
When it comes to designing and developing websites, one of the biggest topics today is the use of design systems and style guides. One of the newest design systems is called Atomic Design. Created by Brad Frost, Atomic Design is a system that uses atoms, molecules, and organisms as metaphors to break down a website into its basic components. In this presentation we’ll explore how Atomic Design works as well as how to use it using a tool called Pattern Lab.
About Jeff Whitfield
Jeff's career as a web designer/developer has focused on helping people build cutting-edge, custom websites using emerging standards, modern design, and the latest development techniques and frameworks. He is currently focused on building up his co-op web services business, Soulcraft Group.
In UX circles, we’ve equated friction with bad usability problems and we’ve assumed all friction is bad. Both of these are flawed assumptions begging to be challenged. While the simple message of “Don’t Make Me Think” was crucial to the maturity of our profession, it’s time we explored this topic of friction more thoughtfully, including times when friction is actually good and we most certainly should make people think. To this end, speaker Stephen P. Anderson has identified 6 different types of friction, each distinct from the other, each requiring a different kind of kind of conversation.
What does it take to make a living off of building apps for the App Store? How do you gauge revenue potential for an app? How do you market without a budget? How do you get featured? Amir will take a deep dive into the App Store ecosystem. He'll share lessons learned from three years of experience (including revenue and download metrics) across his four App Store properties.