Smashing Workshops

Quality matters. With our conferences and full-day workshops, we aim to bring the best web design experts close to you. Tickets for SmashingConf Whistler, our very first conference in Canada, are now on sale1, you know.

Smashingconf Whistler 20142
Our first conference in Whistler, a little paradise next to Vancouver, BC. Get a ticket.3

About The Conference

At Smashing Conference, we aim for an intimate conference experience. Every single talk is thoroughly curated and reviewed. With 2 days of heavily practical front-end talks4 and 7 front-end + RWD workshops5, you’ll leave the conference with a treasure of useful tips and tricks applicable to your work right away.

$599

Get your ticket.6A practical, intimate conference experience.


Upcoming Workshops in Freiburg, DE

Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop Sara Wachter-Boettcher on Mastering Mobile Content Mayhem Sept. 17th 20147 Mastering Mobile Content by Sara W.-Boettcher8
In this workshop, you’ll learn how to take (most of) the pain out of the content process—without slowing down the rest of the project. You’ll also learn how to use mobile as an opportunity to break bad content habits and get everyone rallied around a more sustainable, useful approach. Read more…9
Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop Matthew Andrews on Making It Work Offline Sept. 17th 201410 Making It Work Offline by Matthew Andrews11
Matt Andrews, core developer on the FT Web App, will present a host of tips on how to make a Web app work offline with the technologies available today. Welcome to the wizarding world of the localStorage, ServiceWorkers, AppCache, Web Storage and… cookies! Read more…12
Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop Jason Grigsby on When RWD Meets the Real World Sept. 17th 201413 When RWD Meets the Real World by Jason Grigsby 14
With Jason’s help, you’ll work independently to convert a fixed-width desktop design to a responsive layout. You’ll then update it with a viewport metatag, learn to find natural breakpoints, and test its performance. He’ll also help you reorder CSS, modify it to scope images properly, do more testing, and convert media queries to ems. Read more…15
Vitaly Friedman16 Responsive Tips & Tricks by Vitaly Friedman17
In this workshop, Vitaly will present practical techniques, clever tricks and useful strategies from real-life projects that you will definitely find quite useful when working on any responsive design project. Read more…3618

Upcoming Workshops in Zürich, Switzerland

Zoe Gillenwater on Leveling Up With Flexbox Oct. 14th 201419 Leveling Up With Flexbox by Zoe Gillenwater20
In this talk, Zoe’ll look at several practical ideas for how to use flexbox as progressive enhancement, adding it in bits and pieces on individual page components with graceful fallbacks. You’ll learn how to take your designs to the next level as we combine flexbox with other layout mechanisms and take advantage of its easy methods to size, align, and rearrange content. Read more…21
Jeremy Keith on Responsive Enhancement Oct. 14th 201422 Responsive Enhancement by Jeremy Keith 23
Responsive design is one of the most exciting developments to hit the web for some time. This workshop will demonstrate that truly effective responsive design must begin with the content first, which is then progressively adapted to a multitude of screen sizes and environments. Read more…24
Yoav Weiss on Responsive Images Oct. 15th 201425 Responsive Images by Yoav Weiss26
Images are the major hurdle in your path to create fast responsive designs, and sending the right images to the right devices without introducing extra latency have been a near-impossible task for a long while now. A native responsive images solution is now implemented and shipped in most major browsers, and there’s a polyfill in place … Read more…27
Vitaly Friedman28 Responsive Tips & Tricks by Vitaly Friedman29
In this workshop, Vitaly will present practical techniques, clever tricks and useful strategies from real-life projects that you will definitely find quite useful when working on any responsive design project. Read more…30

Upcoming Workshops in Bath, UK

Smashing Front-End Bootcamp Workshop Addy Osmani on Front End Warrior October. 27th 201431 Front End Warrior by Addy Osmani 32
In this afternoon session, learn how to use the power of modern front-end tooling to improve your productivity and efficiency when creating new sites. Discover the tools that will help you stay on top of cross-device development, integrate preprocessors and linting into your workflow, help keep the sites you ship lean and fast on mobile and finally benchmark your performance to stay ahead. Read more…33
Vitaly Friedman34 Responsive Tips & Tricks by Vitaly Friedman35
In this workshop, Vitaly will present practical techniques, clever tricks and useful strategies from real-life projects that you will definitely find quite useful when working on any responsive design project. Read more…3618

Upcoming Workshops in Whistler, Canada

Smashing Conference Whistler37 SmashingConf Whistler38 on Dec. 9–12th 2014
What happens when you combine a practical front-end conference with a spectacular resort experience? A friendly, hands-on event at the foot of the beautiful Whistler Blackcomb mountains. Read more…39
Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop40 RWD Atomic Design by Brad Frost41
This full-day masterclass takes a deep dive into the world of responsive web design, covering everything including broad concepts, strategy, how responsive design affects process, responsive design patterns and principles. Read more…42
Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop43 Offline First by John Allsopp44
In this all day, hands-on workshop, John Allsopp will cover the technologies now available to help your sites and applications work while a user isn’t connected to the Web, and better even when they are. Read more…45
Smashing Conference Workshop46 RWD + Performance by Tim Kadlec 47
In this full-day workshop, you’ll learn why performance matters from a business perspective, how to test for, and identify, performance issues in your own sites and appplications, and also tools you can use for maintaining and analyzing performance. Read more…48
Vitaly Friedman49 Responsive Images by Yoav Weiss50
Images are the major hurdle in your path to create fast responsive designs, and sending the right images to the right devices without introducing extra latency have been a near-impossible task for a long while now. Read more…51

More Workshops in Whistler →52


Full-Day In-House Workshop? Sure!

We love fixing existing problems. Is your company struggling with legacy systems or a suboptimal workflow, front-end issues or responsive design? Well, perhaps we can help. We’d be more than happy to run in-house workshops in your company, tailored specifically to your needs. Get in touch.53

We are flexible about the topics and the format of the workshops, but what we really want is to actually help you solve your problems. Here are just some workshops ideas that we could run:

  • Responsive Web Design
    (e.g. clever tips, techniques, workflow, strategy)
  • Advanced Front-End Techniques
    (e.g. CSS/JS architecture, Sass, LESS, maintanence)
  • Performance Optimization
    (e.g. refactoring, optimization for mobile)
  • User Experience
    (e.g. mobile UX, design patterns, usability testing)
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
    (e.g. checkout process, Web forms)
  • Building and Debugging Web Apps
    (e.g. tools, strategy, maintenance issues)
  • Sketching and Wireframing
    (e.g. sketching interfaces)
  • …and more topics.

Interested? Brilliant! Let’s see what we can do! Just send a short email at vitaly@smashingconf.com54 and shortly describe what problems you’d like to solve. We’ll do our best to deliver the most value and effectively address your issues. Ah, and don’t worry about the pricing, we’ll find a fair pricing for sure. Yes, it’s that easy!

55In-house workshops in your company.

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We have a number of workshops and conferences coming up, so please subscribe to the mailing list below to get notified about upcoming events. We’d appreciate it if you could share this post with your friends and colleagues who may be interested. Also, we’d love to bring more master classes close to you, so send us your thoughts via @smashingconf56. Happy learning and sharing, everyone!

Footnotes

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  43. 43 http://smashingconf.com/whistler-2014/workshops/john-allsopp
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