Jen Simmons, TweetHost of The Web Ahead on 5by5.tv
Biography: Jen Simmons
Jen is a designer, front-end developer, strategist and trainer who's been creating websites for over 15 years. She is the host of The Web Ahead, a weekly podcast about changing technologies and the future of the web. A Drupal core contributor, Jen created the Bartik theme for Drupal 7. Before focusing full-time on the web, Jen designed for lighting, scenic and video projection for live performance for many years. She's currently a senior front-end developer at Palantir.net.
Presentation: TweetThere's Just One Web
Mobile is all the rage these days — and it should be. Many website owners believe creating a separate mobile website is the solution, with browser sniffing to redirect all "mobile" traffic to a separate m.example.com domain. But it turns out that most of the time this is a terrible solution. Come hear Jen Simmons talk about how there's only one web — not a mobile web separate from the desktop web. And learn how you can use HTML5 and responsive web design to create one unified website or web app for your project and Just Have It Work™ on a wide range of devices.