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– My background– The Course– The Industry– What is a Front End Developer?– What does my working day look like?– What is th...
My Background
The Course
The Industry               www.kerrianneellis.co.uk
What is a front-end developer?    Important to note:    Not cut and dry – a lot of cross over    Still being defined by th...
What does my working day look like?   Client Meetings and Feedback   My Tools                                        Keepi...
What is the industry talking about?          http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/facebook-statistics-stats-facts-2011/
What is the industry talking about?                                Yeo Valley Facebook Tab
What is the industry talking about?
What is the industry talking about?    Mobile sites to note:    Specsavers    TFL    IMDB                                 ...
What is the industry talking about?                                            http://cdn1.1stwebdesigner.com/wp-         ...
What is the industry talking about?      http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/flash-is-dead-long-live-html5/1633          ...
What is the industry talking about?                              http://www.modernizr.com/
What is the industry talking about?                              http://www.jquery.com                      Recommended re...
Ask me anything!
Life as a Front-End Developer - Kerri-Anne Ellis
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Life as a Front-End Developer - Kerri-Anne Ellis

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A presentation to Greenwich University on life as a Front-end developer. Pirata Showreel video can be found here http://vimeo.com/25359423

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Life as a Front-End Developer - Kerri-Anne Ellis

  1. 1. – My background– The Course– The Industry– What is a Front End Developer?– What does my working day look like?– What is the Industry talking about and what are they interested in? • Facebook • Mobile – Development for devices • Responsive Web Design • HTML5 and CSS3 • Jquery– Ask me anything!
  2. 2. My Background
  3. 3. The Course
  4. 4. The Industry www.kerrianneellis.co.uk
  5. 5. What is a front-end developer? Important to note: Not cut and dry – a lot of cross over Still being defined by the industry But generally Speaking: Use HTML and CSS along with Javascript to create semantically sound and accessible web pages. The parts of the website you see including animations, content , imagery - Front-end developers make living applications from Photoshop images. Is the bridge between design and code. Back-End is more to do with databases and information storing using technologies such as PHP and they also create content and maintain CMS’. . Not many women in the industry – this is changing!
  6. 6. What does my working day look like? Client Meetings and Feedback My Tools Keeping up to date
  7. 7. What is the industry talking about? http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/facebook-statistics-stats-facts-2011/
  8. 8. What is the industry talking about? Yeo Valley Facebook Tab
  9. 9. What is the industry talking about?
  10. 10. What is the industry talking about? Mobile sites to note: Specsavers TFL IMDB http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-14731757
  11. 11. What is the industry talking about? http://cdn1.1stwebdesigner.com/wp- content/uploads/2011/07/responsive-web- design-4.jpg Media queries! http://www.thismanslife.co.uk/projects/lab/responsiveillustration/
  12. 12. What is the industry talking about? http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/flash-is-dead-long-live-html5/1633 http://www.html5tutorial.info/
  13. 13. What is the industry talking about? http://www.modernizr.com/
  14. 14. What is the industry talking about? http://www.jquery.com Recommended read  Eloquent Javascript
  15. 15. Ask me anything!

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