Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sussex Innovation Centre with Mike Herd

Talk Archive: 30th August 2012

Talk Description

Mike Herd has been the Executive Director of the Sussex Innovation Centre for over 15 years, during which time he has supported the start-up, growth and in
many cases successful Exit of hundreds of new technology businesses. Mike gave us an extensive overview of the work that the award winning centre undertakes;
from digital media through environmental technology to new medical devices, Mike used real company examples to illustrate the ethos, structure, working models and successes of the Sussex Innovation Centre.

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Sxsw comes to wsx with James Mayes

Talk Archive: 30th August 2012

Talk Description

James Mayes first went to South by South West back in 2010 & he knew he had to return. So this year he did…

When he got back to Worthing, James took a few weeks to get over his jetlag & hangover and to collect his thoughts before delivering an enjoyable talk about SXSW to an appreciative WorthingDigital Audience.

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Responsive Web Design with Twitter Bootstrap & Less with Mark Ford

Talk Archive: 30th August 2012

Talk Description

Month on month, WorthingDigital continues to gain popularity, with the session in August seeing over 30 attendees. ‘Web Development with Twitter Bootstrap & Less’ presented by Mark Ford introduced some of the latest techniques to streamline web development.

During the talk, Mark highlighted a number of CSS preprocessors, demonstrated the use of LESS and discussed how it can be used to better manage code.

The presentation went to examine the concept of mobile first, using responsive design and how Twitter Bootstrap can help reduce development time.

Mark used a mixture of slides and live coding to explore his points which made the session extremely interactive. All the slides and demonstration files used during the presentation are available to download at http://voiceofthemysterons.com

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