An Event Apart Boston — Day 1 Summary
An Event Apart Boston 2018 — Day 1
Beyond Engagement: the Content Performance Quotient by Jeffrey Zeldman
All about the Content Performance Quotient (CPQ), or:
How quickly can you solve the user’s problem?
Scenario-Driven Design Systems by Yesenia Perez-Cruz
Don’t start with components, focus on scenario-driven validation to create a purpose-driven inventory: Patterns joined by purpose.
Why Design Systems Fail by Una Kravets
Align incentives and get buy in. No one will use a design system if it is more difficult/ time consuming than the current system.
Graduating to Grid by Rachel Andrew
Grid layouts are great! Learn Intrinsic & Extrinsic Sizing.
Fit For Purpose: Making Sense of the New CSS by Eric Meyer
Grid layouts are great (for prototyping, maybe not production)! Do you nest
@media, or vice versa (MOSS or MISO)? Aside:
hanging-punctuation is cool.
Everything You Know About Web Design Just Changed by Jen Simmons
We’re entering a new era of web design: Intrinsic Web Design. Based on reflow, shrink/ grow, intentionally adding/ removing whitespace, and sliding/ overlapping.
That’s it for Day 1 of AEA 2018