Milwaukee SPIN

The Software Process Improvement Network is comprised of individuals dedicated to improving the software engineering practice. Regional groups called "SPINs" meet and share their experiences - initiating and sustaining software process improvement programs.

Responsive Web Design (RWD) Panel Discussion

Join us for a lively discussion on April 24th on RWD. We will explore the following topics with our event and Gold sponsor, Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC along with three Platinum sponsors; Centare, New Resources and Skyline Technologies.

•         Mobile first vs. desktop first – User experience and content strategy aspects

•         Educating project team members about RWD benefits and opportunities

•         Context-aware features beyond RWD; How to leverage mobile/tablet features

•         Device detection – Pros and cons using media queries vs. JavaScript vs. 3rd party

•         Frameworks – is there a benefit to using a framework to avoid re-investing the wheel; pros/cons

•         # of breakpoints – Are three breakpoints sufficient (desktop, tablet, mobile); what are the trends; accounting for orientation.

•         Supporting browsers and platforms vs. optimizing

•         Performance considerations- Images, large pages, Ajax, etc.

•         Testing – Accounting for multiple browsers/versions, platforms; recommended tools; lower environment access

Date and Time
Thursday, 04/24/2014
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM Free Food and Networking 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM RWD Roundtable
Wells Fargo Advantage Funds
100 Heritage Reserve
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051
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Free - Thanks to our Sponsors
Speaker Bio:

Moderator: Brian Mahloch – Senior Software Engineer, Skyline Technologies

Panel Participants:

  • Jennifer Lavicky -E-business Consultant, Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC
  • Aaron Hayon – Senior Software Engineer, Skyline Technologies
  • Ken Otte- UX Consultant, Centare
  • Kevin Reck - Practice Lead, New Resources
  • Matthew Friedel, P.E. - Instructor - Marquette University  College of Engineering & Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science