This is my favorite talk from this year’s Dusseldorf edition of my favorite conference. Which was brimming with great talks, and to be fair, this “this is my favorite yaddayadda” is highly personal, and a short survey among attending friends showed that one person’s highlight didn’t impress another one and vice versa. Which is the secret sauce of the Beyond Tellerrand mixture (aside from the wonderful Tobi Lessnow of course).
So do yourself a favor and watch all of of the videos that already are online for your viewing pleasure.
I like this talk by Espen Brunborg ...
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Concatenating, minifying, compressing, caching: all serviceable ways to improve the performance of web interfaces. But none are as effective as not coding something in the first place. Code that don't exist is infinitely performant and extremely easy to maintain and document. This talk will identify some examples of front-end code that are either not needed at all, make the interface worse just by being there, or can be replaced by something much, much simpler. Say hello to unprogressive non-enhancement.
Less is Less!
Matthias wrote a nice summary of this year's Beyond Tellerrand Conference in Düsseldorf:
[…] During the four days at the IndieWebCamp and beyond tellerand, I got to know so many nice and interesting people, and enjoyed the most diverse and inspiring talks, so that I left Düsseldorf deeply satisfied and full of new ideas (although they are only new combinations of old ones…). Thanks to everyone I had the chance to meet!
Since my first visit of this conference six years ago, this impression has deepened; the way (then) total strangers welcomed me at the first evening's warm-up, ...
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For one reason or the other, this talk resonated very much with me. The question of how much time we have (left) available and how to spend it, definitely worth your time.
After having a splendit time last weekend helping and participating at the Indiewebcamp Nuremberg (as a result of which I know have a 'Beyond Tellerrand conference, and will attend the next . Yay!
Eager and happy to meet 'Die drei von der Indiewebtankstelle' (Aaron, Tantek and Jeremy) again, and also Joschi and the other attendees in just ...
' where before there was only my website ;), I changed my travel plans around the visit of the
Der heutige Daily Sketch geht raus an die tollen Leute, die ich in den letzten Jahren kennenlernen durfte, seitdem ich zum ersten Mal aus meiner Komfortzone raus und auf eine Konferenz gegangen bin. Ihr rockt. :)