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.

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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 Zürich, Switzerland (Oct. 14—15th 2014)

Jeremy Keith on Responsive Enhancement Oct. 14th 20147 Responsive Enhancement by Jeremy Keith 8
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…9
Yoav Weiss on Responsive Images Oct. 15th 201410 Responsive Images by Yoav Weiss11
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…12
Marko Dugonjić on Responsive UX – Oct. 15th 201413 Responsive User Experience by Marko Dugonjić14
Responsive web design has become much more than just about media queries, flexible layouts and flexible images. Information architecture, interaction design, legibility and readability as well as critical tasks are other factors that must be taken into account especially as users interact with websites in many different ways and contexts. 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…18

Upcoming Workshops in Bath, UK (Oct. 27th 2014)

Smashing Front-End Bootcamp Workshop Addy Osmani on Front End Warrior October. 27th 201419 Front End Warrior by Addy Osmani 20
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…21
Vitaly Friedman22 Responsive Tips & Tricks by Vitaly Friedman23
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…24

Upcoming Workshops in Whistler, Canada (Dec. 9th, 12th 2014)

Smashing Conference Whistler25 SmashingConf Whistler26 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…27
Smashing Conference Whistler Workshop28 RWD Atomic Design by Brad Frost29
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…30
Smashing Conference Whistler Workshop31 Offline First by John Allsopp32
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…33
Smashing Conference Workshop34 RWD + Performance by Tim Kadlec 35
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…36
Vitaly Friedman37 Responsive Images by Yoav Weiss38
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…39

More Workshops in Whistler →40


Upcoming Online Workshops (Sept. 30–Oct. 1)

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

Vitaly Friedman41 Advanced RWD Design & UX by Vitaly Friedman42
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…43
Vitaly Friedman44 Advanced RWD Front-End & Perf by Vitaly Friedman45
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…46


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.47

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.com48 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!

Let’s talk.49In-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 @smashingconf50. Happy learning and sharing, everyone!

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