My 10 Secret Weapons for  Frontend Development        Geoffrey Plitt     jQuery LA - 7.17.2012
Who am I?   Standup Comic   Former Google Engineer   BS/CS from Carnegie   Mellon University   CTO of Laffster
What is Laffster?    We’re hiring!
What do I love?  Sparse Syntax+ State Bags+ Functional Design= Fewest Lines Of Code
Get to the Weapons!
1. What is Slim?It’s notthis guy.
Slim - Better HTML
2. What is SASS?           She digs it.           Do you?
SASS - Better CSS
3. What is CoffeeScript?It’s betterthan a datewith this girl.
CoffeeScript   - Better JS
4. CodeKit   -Putting it all together
5. What is Knockout?            More powerful than            a right hook from            this guy.
Knockout - Better MVC
6. What is HeadJS?Everyone wantssome head.
HeadJS - Better JS Loading
7.   Proxino - JS Error Sanity
8. PubNub - Better Fanout
9. MixPanel - Better Metrics
10. LiveReload - Better Design Iteration
Wait, There’s More!
11.   CodePen - Better JSFiddle
12. WordMark.it - Better Font Comparison
13. Waypoints - Better Scroll Events
14. BigText   - Better Text Sizing
15. FitVidJS - Better Video Sizing
Thank you to:             Natalie Maclees             jQuery LA / Meetup             The Q Team             The Laffster T...
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    1. 1. My 10 Secret Weapons for Frontend Development Geoffrey Plitt jQuery LA - 7.17.2012
    2. 2. Who am I? Standup Comic Former Google Engineer BS/CS from Carnegie Mellon University CTO of Laffster
    3. 3. What is Laffster? We’re hiring!
    4. 4. What do I love? Sparse Syntax+ State Bags+ Functional Design= Fewest Lines Of Code
    5. 5. Get to the Weapons!
    6. 6. 1. What is Slim?It’s notthis guy.
    7. 7. Slim - Better HTML
    8. 8. 2. What is SASS? She digs it. Do you?
    9. 9. SASS - Better CSS
    10. 10. 3. What is CoffeeScript?It’s betterthan a datewith this girl.
    11. 11. CoffeeScript - Better JS
    12. 12. 4. CodeKit -Putting it all together
    13. 13. 5. What is Knockout? More powerful than a right hook from this guy.
    14. 14. Knockout - Better MVC
    15. 15. 6. What is HeadJS?Everyone wantssome head.
    16. 16. HeadJS - Better JS Loading
    17. 17. 7. Proxino - JS Error Sanity
    18. 18. 8. PubNub - Better Fanout
    19. 19. 9. MixPanel - Better Metrics
    20. 20. 10. LiveReload - Better Design Iteration
    21. 21. Wait, There’s More!
    22. 22. 11. CodePen - Better JSFiddle
    23. 23. 12. WordMark.it - Better Font Comparison
    24. 24. 13. Waypoints - Better Scroll Events
    25. 25. 14. BigText - Better Text Sizing
    26. 26. 15. FitVidJS - Better Video Sizing
    27. 27. Thank you to: Natalie Maclees jQuery LA / Meetup The Q Team The Laffster TeamFollow me: @geoffreyplitt

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