Smashing Workshops

Quality matters. With our full-day workshops, we aim to bring the best Web design experts close to you. Well, if these workshops don’t help you get better and smarter, what will? Seriously.

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Brian Whitton, one of the truly smashing attendees of a CSS Workshop by Jonathan Snook. SmashingConf New York, by Marc Thiele2.

Upcoming Workshops in Freiburg, DE

Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop Sara Wachter-Boettcher on Mastering Mobile Content Mayhem Sept. 17th 20143 Mastering Mobile Content by Sara W.-Boettcher4
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…5
Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop Matthew Andrews on Making It Work Offline Sept. 17th 20146 Making It Work Offline by Matthew Andrews7
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…8
Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop Jason Grigsby on When RWD Meets the Real World Sept. 17th 20149 When RWD Meets the Real World by Jason Grigsby 10
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…11
Vitaly Friedman12 Responsive Tips & Tricks by Vitaly Friedman13
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…14

Upcoming Workshops in Whistler, Canada

Smashing Conference Whistler15 SmashingConf Whistler16 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…17
Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop18 RWD Atomic Design by Brad Frost19
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…20
Smashing Conference Freiburg Workshop21 Offline First by John Allsopp22
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…23
Smashing Conference Workshop24 RWD + Performance by Tim Kadlec 25
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…26
Vitaly Friedman27 Responsive Images by Yoav Weiss28
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…29

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Upcoming Online Workshops

We love experiments, and we love trying out new stuff. What about online workshops? We’re happy to present the first two webinars on Responsive Web Design by yours truly, with clever techniques, tips and design patterns for UX/Design and Front-End/Performance.

Vitaly Friedman31 Advanced RWD Design & UX by Vitaly Friedman32
In this 2h online workshop, Vitaly will present smart design patterns, tips on better and faster web form input, insights into efficient RWD workflow and innovative techniques derived from real-life projects. Read more…33
Vitaly Friedman34 Advanced RWD Front-End & Perf by Vitaly Friedman35
This 2h online workshop will provide practical front-end techniques, clever tricks and useful performance strategies for responsive sites — derived from real-life projects, with lessons learned from recent SmashingMag’s refactoring. Read more…36

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.37

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 us a short email at vitaly@smashingconf.com38 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!

Get in touch with Vitaly to discuss an in-house workshop.39

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