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Archive: edUi 2015 Conference

November 9 - 11

Charlottesville, Virginia

Interactive Data Visualizations With JS, HTML & SVG

Tue 10:45 - 11:30
LiveArts: Founders

Evolving Beyond Excel: Creating Interactive Data Visualizations With JS, HTML & SVG Data are everywhere and come from tons of sources: our phones, social media, GPS, the government. According to IBM, we produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day, but how do we begin to make sense of something … Continue reading »

Delight Is Not a Design Goal

Mon 11:15 - 12:00
LiveArts: Gibson

Do you expect enough from design? Obviously not if your organization just wants screens that look pretty. Superficial design goals often survive even in otherwise sophisticated organizations. You see it in the proliferation of words like “intuitive” and “user-friendly,” concepts that sound righteous but are less than helpful when it … Continue reading »

The Power of CSS Flexbox

Mon 1:00 - 1:45
LiveArts: Founders

Web developers have been trying to solve layout issues since the dawn of web. We started with tables, then floats and grids – each technique had its limitations. Thanks to Flexbox, it’s all about to change. Flexbox is one of the most promising yet underutilized additions to the CSS3 specification. … Continue reading »

Take a Sketch – It Will Last Longer

Mon 1:15 - 2:45
LiveArts: Gibson

Do you ever look back at those pages of notes or computer files that you come home with every time you attend a conference? I’m betting you answered with a sheepish, “Nope.” Neither did I, until I began to practice sketch-noting. Develop your own style during this workshop, which features … Continue reading »

Drawing for Chickens

Tue 2:15 - 3:00
LiveArts: Founders

Want to improve your drawing skills but don’t know where to start? Take a break from all that left-brain learning you’re doing in edUi sessions and come learn to “see” with your right-brain instead. This session is an excerpt from local artist Jean Sampson’s Drawing for Chickens class. It is … Continue reading »