Material Design for the Web

Track: HTML5
Skill Level: Beginner
Room: Room A311
Time Slot: Wed 2/17, 2:30 PM
Tags: material design , html5 , user experience

You might be forgiven for thinking that Google’s Material Design is limited to Android mobile apps. Material Design, however, is a versatile, comprehensive design language that applies broadly to many types of user experiences. This talk explores Material Design as a foundation for pure web applications, both mobile and desktop. It considers when the language is appropriate and when it is not. It thens introduces the frameworks, libraries, and other tools that are helpful for crafting a Material Design on the web. The talk concludes with a case study that examines a a successful web application based on Material Design.

Stephen Thomas

Stephen specializes in front-end development at Intellum where he is helping to build tools for the modern workplace. He is the author of several books on the Internet and networking technology and has written about web development for Smashing Magazine, Site Point and others. His most recent book is Data Visualization with JavaScript from No Starch Press.