WebDU 2011
WebDU: The antipodean web developer conference
Thurs 3rd - Fri 4th May 2012 Sydney, Australia
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Lachlan Hardy (Microsoft, Australia)

Work at Microsoft with the Windows 8 app ecosystem, amongst other things. Help run the SydJS group for Sydney’s JavaScripters and I’m a regular in the Australian Ruby scene where I can be heard arguing the benefits of various open technologies and practices over a beer at pretty much every Sydney meeting and Railscamp.

Speaking On

Windows 8: An Adventure in Javascript

With HTML5/CSS3/Javascript as a primary development environment, Windows 8 seems too good to be true. Use existing front end skills to build apps. Rolling in those Javascript frameworks that everyone is placing on github (cmon, everyone has their own Javascript framework these days) into your touch-first, Metro-style application. Join our journey of discovery as we contemplate what works, learnings & #winning. More...

Speaker Details

I’m a web standardista from way back (I ran the Web Standards Group meetings in Melbourne from 2004-2006) and gave presentations at Web Directions South, Edge of the Web, REMIX10 and New Zealand’s Webstock conference on the topic of The Open Web.

Has previously done talks on...