Simon Owen is an award-winning freelance front-end developer with over 10 years industry experience. He has worked on a number of successful projects for multi-million pound e-commerce businesses, celebrities, and charities. This year, he has ventured into the world of freelancing aiming to help and share the knowledge he has gathered.
Simon is involved in a number of events: McrFRED (a monthly front-end meetup), UpFrontConf (a front-end conference for anyone who makes for the web), and digiHike (a hiking group for geeks).
Dotty About Dotfiles!
.eslintrc. A dotfile, literally, is a filename that starts with a dot. In projects they’re often used for configuration. In the same way, we can add dotfiles at the root directory of a user to power up our development machine setup with super powers!
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We run practical sessions every week. No fluff, just actionable techniques and strategies for building and designing better experiences. Here are a few recent ones:
Smashing Audit Live #3
Vitaly Friedman on May 4, 2021 .Recording available.
Smashing Audit Live #2
Vitaly Friedman on Mar 23, 2021 .Recording available.
Smashing Audit Live
Vitaly Friedman on Feb 18, 2021 .Recording available.
All About Icons
Marc Edwards on Oct 20, 2020 .Recording available.
Accessibility With(out) Priorities
Chen Hui Jing on Sep 1, 2020 .
End-to-end Testing With A Real Browser
Umar Hansa on Aug 13, 2020 .
Getting Projects Out The Door Faster And Less Painful
Kristina Podnar on Aug 6, 2020 .