Web Unleashed 2015

2015-09-16 00:00:00 2015-09-17 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2015 By attending Web Unleashed, you will get up-to-date on the skills to push you ahead in your career. You'll also have the opportunity to network and share ideas with like-minded professionals. Toronto FITC Toronto

Overview

Building emails sucks. Poor CSS support, old school HTML, tables, various email clients and platforms, writing inline CSS, multi-part mime… the list goes on.

However, in today’s world we can use some of our favourite front-end dev tools to make things fun again:

  • Task runners
  • Static site generators
  • APIs
  • Pattern libraries
  • CSS preprocessors
  • Responsive solutions

We’ll take a look at the current state of email design, the problems we face as developers, and how to make things better using the likes of Sass, Grunt and other magic.

Objective

Use modern web development tools to automate your email design workflow.

Target audience

Web designers and developers working with email.

Assumed audience knowledge

HTML and CSS.

Five things audience members will learn

  1. Problems with email client rendering
  2. Common solutions to coding email
  3. Responsive solutions for building email
  4. How to use grunt to automate your email workflow
  5. Coding email can be enjoyable