‘Development Tools’ Videos

  • Carie Fisher: User Personas as an Inclusive Design and Development Tool

    Carie Fisher: User Personas as an Inclusive Design and Development Tool

    WordCamp US 2019Speaker: Carie Fisher

    November 12, 2019 — If you build websites, you inevitably run into problems. Maybe there’s no way to achieve an aspect of your design using CSS. Or maybe there’s a device feature you really wish you could tap into using JavaScript. Or perhaps the in-browser DevTools don’t give you a key insight you need to do your job. We want to know your pain.

  • Adam Silver: What’s Your Next? The Entrepreneur’s Journey

    Adam Silver: What’s Your Next? The Entrepreneur’s Journey

    WordCamp Greenville 2018Speaker: Adam Silver

    April 6, 2018 — Adam Silver evolved from standard “geek/nerd” with ambitions of stardom to a WordPress techie to agency owner accidentally. His story of how he realized what it meant to do the work, focus and use tools to enhance productivity will have you nodding your head and wondering how you can take the next step.

    His stories of discovering his “why”, recognizing “the one thing” and “showing up” will inspire you to overcome. You’ll love his easy-going approach, mixed with comedic relief, and cache of productivity tools to help you to overcome shiny object syndrome and imposter syndrome. Hopefully it will help you take your business to the next level.

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  • Steve Stern: Fun with Chrome's Development Tools

    Steve Stern: Fun with Chrome’s Development Tools

    WordCamp Chicago 2017Speaker: Steve Stern

    August 30, 2017 — How do I change the font size? Why is the background blue? These are questions easily answered through the Chrome Developer Tools. Anyone wanting to do any customization of a web site needs to be familiar with them.

    The presentation walks through the basics of using Chrome’s dev tools and points out some of the cooler features like mobile views, “hover lock”, and others.

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