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Direction 16 Partner Event: StripeCon APAC

One of the benefits of organising events like Code, Respond, Transform and – in just over a week – Direction is the events that other people organise around the conference that add value and depth to their whole experience. SilverStripe is a major sponsor of Web Directions and has supported our events for the past six years. This year, they’re running a community conference alongside Direction 16, the inaugural StripeCon APAC....

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Idea of the Week: Web Directions Alumni

Those of you who have seen the Scroll Magazine we produced for our Code 16 conference (and if you haven’t, you should) will have noticed that we published a list of all our speakers and their topics at previous Code conferences. That resulted in a list of 80+ presentations and a bit of a who’s who of web coding, programming, engineering over the preceding five years. We’ve reproduced the list below. Now, when it came to...

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Talk with the Experts:
SitePoint Redesign

Peter Bakacs took on what has to be one of the most challenging design tasks in the web world today: SitePoint. Just how do you approach redesigning a website that is used by 100,000 developers and designers a day seeking guidance and inspiration for their own work? You may have seen the brief interview our Design Editor Peter North conducted with Peter Bakacs, in which the designer outlined how he approached the job, some of the...

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Take Your JavaScript to the Next Level with the Experts

When Craig Buckler researched the best programming language to learn in 2013, he found that demand for JavaScript has increased faster than for any other language. As the web evolves, JavaScript keeps raising its status as a proper programming language to be taken seriously and learned fully, rather than being just that code snippet you use without really knowing how it works, or even just that language that sits somewhere behind...

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Get Started with Nodejitsu

Today we have Melbourne-based front end developer Mark Dalgleish talking about Nodejitsu, a simple Node.js platform. Watch to find out more. Nodejitsu Screencast For more like this, visit Learnable Transcript In this JumpCast, we’re going to look at deploying our note apps into the cloud, using the nodejitsu service. Now, one of the great things about Nodejitsu, is they have a free service to get you started, and...