Responsive Web Design with ZURB's Foundation Framework Event
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
Enter responsive design! Using responsive design you can create one web site and without too many modifications - That same website and content can be used on mobile (small screen) devices - As well as desktop devices. We'll be talking about using Foundation from ZURB to achieve this goal.
Frameworks can save you a lot of time and effort - Not to mention your clients will be impressed at what you can accomplish without "an app" or a "mobile specific web site".
Topic level: Intermediate
Who should attend: Web Designers / Developers, Web Application Developers, Mobile Developers
About the Presenter: James Almeida has been involved in web design since 1994. He started programming in 1980 and hasn't stopped since. When computers became capable of multimedia - he became infatuated with the possibilities of using computers to produce incredible interactive experiences and became a huge advocate of Adobe Flash. As of late, he has been involved in mobile development and audio production and web site design in the mobile first environment.
Everyone in attendance will receive one ticket for our raffle drawing at the end of the event. You could win...
- NEW PRIZE! 1 Seat to a Foundations online training session. Take your Foundations and web design to the next level with a Foundations online training course on Foundations, Sass or Responsive Web Design. You'll be taught by the developers of Foundation and folks who use it everyday. You'll have the opportunity to ask them direct questions about Foundation. Valued at approx. $299.
- 12 months of free website hosting ("Light Roast" Xen VPS) from Fresh Roasted Hosting (a $329.89 value)
"Fresh Roasted Hosting is a full-service web hosting company based right here in Central PA. If you think of regular web hosts as offering gas-station coffee, think of us as your favorite local coffee house. From custom-brewed virtual and dedicated servers to our fresh-roasted accelerated shared web hosting packages, everything we offer is built to keep your site up and well-caffeinated. Using three enterprise-class datacenters in Scranton, Los Angeles, and Dallas, we're able to offer the same services as our much larger competitors, but from an independent, locally-owned company. Best of all, every hosting service we offer is backed by our 24x365 technical support and 99.9% uptime SLA. So whether you need a stable, dependable platform to host your clients or a high-performance server to showcase your work, we'd love to hear from you"
- New Adobe branded items
- 1 Free eLearning Course from Webucator - Webucator's Self-paced Courses are an affordable alternative for learners seeking the flexibility to learn at their own pace. Content is delivered online using videos, readings, quizzes and exercises. The courses are written and delivered by the same expert instructors that teach our Instructor-led Online classes.
- 1-Month subscription to the PluralSight.com online developer training library of over 350 video courses
- Books from O'Reilly Press
Light Snacks, Soda & Bottled Water Provided:
We’ll be providing light snacks, soda & bottled water at this event thanks to the proceeds from the CPAUG Amazon.com affiliate link program. As always, thank you to those who have used the affiliate link for their Amazon.com purchases – we appreciate your support and help in making these fun extras available to all.
If you’d like to help, all you need to do is go to cpaug.com/shop and click on the Amazon.com link there to do all of your Amazon.com shopping. CPAUG receives a small percentage of the sales from your purchases at no extra cost to you. Several of our group members have just bookmarked that link in their web browser and used that shortcut to make things even easier for them.
This event is not sponsored by the Dauphin County Library System.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will there be WiFi Access?
If you're a Dauphin County Library System (DCLS) cardholder: Free Wifi is available to you. You'll simply log in with your card number and PIN.
If you are NOT a Dauphin County Library (DCLS) cardholder but live in the surrounding counties: Dauphin, Perry, and Cumberland County residents who reside in an Access PA served area can apply for a DCLS library card by registering online at http://dcls.org/get_library_card/ or by bringing approved identification to the nearest Dauphin County Library (or come early and just head upstairs and apply before the meeting at the East Shore Area Library.
If you aren't a DLCS cardholder or don't wish to apply for a card: There is only a $2.00 per hour charge for non-library cardholders. Please see the information desk at the library for more information.
What are my parking options?
There are free parking lots on both east and west sides of the building. Additional parking can be found in the Colonial Park Mall lot, from which there are two stairways to library property.
Can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Absolutely! Email Megan Fister, CPAUG Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 717-884-8840.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Nope. Just check in with Megan Fister or David Lambert before you get seated so we can check you in using an app on our phones.
Is the venue handicap accessible?
Yes. Handicapped parking and access to the building is via the main entrance on the eastern side of the building. An elevator provides access to meeting rooms on the lower level.
What is the event hosting group (CPAUG) all about?
Central Penn Adobe User Group (CPAUG) is a free, official Adobe User Group for people of all skill levels and professions who use Adobe software in the Central PA region. Our members come from a variety of backgrounds and include print and web designers, developers, photographers and freelancers. Most people are in college or older but we are open to all ages and skill levels. More about us at cpaug.com/about.
Do I have to be a CPAUG member to attend this event?
No, but there's no obligation to join CPAUG but it is totally free so, why not consider it! Joining CPAUG is easy and doesn’t cost anything. Simply register for an account with our website and go to meetings. It’s that simple! We welcome your involvement with the group whether that means being active on the website, presenting at a meeting, or just making friends and attending meetings
Would you like to sponsor this event? Contact the event coordinator, CPAUG Manager, Megan Fister, at cpaug.com/contact or phone 717-884-8840. We are open to all types of corporate partnerships including financial support of this event, raffle prizes, and more.
When & Where
Central Penn Adobe User Group (CPAUG)
For people of all levels and professions who use Adobe software in the Central PA (USA) region.
Local design group, AIGA Central PA, is hosting their own ZURB event "ZURB // Matt Kelly" on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Dixon University Center. So, if you attend the CPAUG Foundation Framework event and like it, you may want to try and attend the AIGA one too! More info at: http://centralpa.aiga.org/event/zurb/