How to not be an expert
Measuring continuous learning
On front-end modularity
Coder decoder: Functional programmer lingo explained, with pictures
The future is elastic
The Panel: A Technical Education
With Sara Chipps, Vanessa Hurst, Tanya Gray, Rohan Wakefield
Hosted by Luke Pierson
Secure peer-to-peer video and data in browsers
AngularJS powered by SilverStripe
Reacting to complexity.
Writing better CSS
Building your own tools
Building your passion with hardware
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Web designer/developer and part of the instructor team at Dev Bootcamp in Chicago. Speaks regularly about design, development and diversity, and focuses on finding new ways to make both technology and technology education accessible to everyone.
Principal Consultant at ObjectSharp. Having escaped the Canadian winters he is now based in Auckland mentoring software teams on user-centric design and craftmanship.
Front-End engineer at PushPay. A front-end champion on dev teams, when not writing code he's at local developer community events expressing his opinion or helping other developers
Experienced SilverStripe developer, recently been working on some complex enterprise projects that blend the AngularJS framework and SilverStripe web development framework. Despite being from Whanganui, he's really very nice.
Lead presenter on the Gather Workshops team where she frequently teaches programming in secondary schools. Expertise in front-end dev but always dabbling in different technology. Likes to tend to her seven adopted bunnies, train her cat to do tricks, and start projects.
Co-Founder of the Enspiral Dev Academy. Has a background in business development, working with both large organisations and startups. His goal is to have tech companies flooded with good talent and tech staff loving what they do.
Wrote his first line of HTML in 1995, and knew immediately that he was beat. Five years later he founded Heyday, one of New Zealand's biggest full service digital agencies.
111 Wakefield Street, Wellington. Near the waterfront, next to Civic Square
and by the popular Cuba Street (with all the good stuff: food, coffee & bars).
We will keep you well fed and watered throughout the day with good quality
coffee (People’s Coffee) and fine food. If you have any dietary requirements,
(we look after you too), just let us know when you are buying tickets.
What better way to relax after an info-packed day of presentations than having
a quiet drink with speakers and your fellow attendees.
Kicking off after the last keynote, we’ll have some light nibbles to top you up
and a small bar tab.
We’ve reached out to the local hotels, who have given us some sweet rates
(more to be listed soon), all subject to availability - so get in quick:
There’s nothing quite like geeking out in a room full of like-minded people while hearing from some of the best talent in the industry. WDCNZ supports the growth and collaboration of NZ’s tech community. We're pretty stoked to be a part of it.
On that note, we’re always on the lookout for talented individuals. If you see someone wearing our t-shirt, introduce yourself. Otherwise get in touch: xero.com/careers
Hoist is a Platform-as-a-Service that equips developers to create beautiful experiences, and gives small businesses easy access to software development like never before. It is a world leading, user centric, platform that is changing the app delivery model by allowing apps to be installed in the cloud.
SilverStripe is the company behind the SilverStripe Web Development framework which is an open source web platform and CMS used by thousands of organisations around the world to create great web experiences for their customers.
We take pride in being a locally owned New Zealand company, founded by three people passionate about the limitless possibilities of the web.
Web Drive have been helping kiwis succeed online since 1997. We specialise in helping kiwis like you find the right solution for your site or app. Whether you need the reliable convenience of NZ based shared hosting, the scalability of cloud resourcing or the pure horsepower of dedicated hardware, our team of experts work with you to find the right solution that fits. Then we back it up with reliable, local support that gets the job done.
At Web Drive, we love solving your hosting problems.
Huge thanks to Multi-Media Systems who bring great technical wizardry to our conference. We love their ability to bring WDCNZ to life with great sound, lighting, video and other services.
Multi-Media Systems offer: Projection, Lighting Design, Audio Reinforcement, Video Conferencing, Webcasting, Simultaneous Translation Services, Graphics Design and Production Video Production Voting Systems.
Campaign Monitor is used by more than 800,000 designers, agencies and amazing companies to send beautiful email newsletters for both themselves and their clients. As well as helping folks manage their email marketing, we provide resources on everything from CSS support in email, to design inspiration. Start sending beautiful email campaigns at campaignmonitor.com
Rackspace is the global leader in hybrid cloud and founder of OpenStack, the open-source operating system for the cloud. Hundreds of thousands of customers look to Rackspace to deliver the best-fit infrastructure for their IT needs whether on public or private cloud, dedicated servers, or a combination. www.rackspace.com.au
Thanks to Lil Regie for helping us out with a great booking system www.lilregie.com
Wellington has a superb range of web & dev related communities. Some choice pickings: Wellington JS, Mobile Dev, a brand new Wellington CSS, Web Design, UX Design, Creative Tools, Design Thinking, Web Content Strategy, PHP, .Net ... and dozens more. Take a look and join in! Enjoy WDCNZ, luv from DesignMeetup x
Landau is NZ's leading service solution agency specialising in the end to end production and delivery of remarkable offline marketing materials for local and offshore clients.
We love ParrotDog's beer and thanks to them you'll be able to sit back and enjoy a nice brew after WDCNZ.
Peoples Coffee is a team of people unified by a love of coffee and the challenge of proving that a business can produce a world-class product that is ethical, sustainable and financially viable. www.peoplescoffee.co.nz
Huge thanks to Trade Me for sponsoring this year's WiFi. trademe.co.nz
We believe that Wellington is the best place on the planet for developers to live, work and play. Wellington City Council is happy to support our amazing dev community to connect and exchange knowledge and ideas. wellington.govt.nz