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Mind over Matter: Optimize Performance Without Code – CSSCamp 2019

Mind over Matter: Optimize Performance Without Code – CSSCamp 2019

It was a great honour for me to be invited to the first CSSCamp Barcelona ever. I had an amazing day and learned a lot about CSS, but also how to build inclusive design systems, about SVG animations, Houdini, accessibility and aria-live areas, performance and so much more. The slides of my talk are online and the video will be soon.

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Pretty, but not Usable – CSSDay 2019 UI Special

Pretty, but not Usable – CSSDay 2019 UI Special

I gave a talk at CSSDay Amsterdam for the UI special call “Pretty but not Usable”. This talk is based on my years of experience working with dev teams that used Bootstrap, Material UI, Ant, PrimeNG, iOnic, etc to build the projects. I share my experience and process, some design/dev relations tips to help people build a user centric product while working with a UI framework. This whole process is only possible with a lot of communication between the dev and design team. Because this kind of project is not a dev only project, designers needs to be involved in the early stages.

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Hello my name is St�phanie – a talk on special characters and UX

Hello my name is St�phanie – a talk on special characters and UX

In this small talk, I go through the different kind of issues I encountered while using the web as a user with a “é” in her name. This is a talk about user experience and how encoding and database decisions about formats and characters can create an awful experience. Because we must stop putting the needs of our systems, database, before the needs of our users!

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Lightning fast UX: faking performance when there’s no code left to optimize

Lightning fast UX: faking performance when there’s no code left to optimize

Perceived performance and how to enhance user perception of speed in websites and mobile apps once you’ve already optimized every line of code. From human perception of speed to animations, loaders, skeleton screens, lazy loading, optimistic UIs and more, I give a few techniques and examples from real projects to help you build interfaces that feel fast.

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Super Secret Powers of Mobile Browsers – Talk slides

Super Secret Powers of Mobile Browsers – Talk slides

Times have changed! There’s a lot, and I mean A LOT of things you can do today that used to be native mobile app territory only. Learn how to use the power of Progressive Web Apps and APIS like geolocation, push-notifications, offline support, bluetooth, biometric authentication, etc. to bring user experience on mobile browsers to the next level

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Secret Super powers of Mobile Browsers – Techfest Bucharest

Secret Super powers of Mobile Browsers – Techfest Bucharest

Today I was speaking at Techfest in Bucharest. It’s a 4 days event around web and technologies. My talk was about mobile browsers secret powers. In this talk, I go through a lot of different APIs you can now (or in a near future) use to enhance user experience in mobile browsers and bring it to the almost the level of native apps. Did you know you could push notifications and provide offline content on mobile websites? That you could access …

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Voxxeddays 2018 – Hello my name is St�phanie

Voxxeddays 2018 – Hello my name is St�phanie

In a globalized diverse world, decisions about encoding, formats or characters you accept or refuse on your site and in your database will have more or less unpleasant consequences on user experience.

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Pixel Pioneers – Cheating The UX When There Is Nothing More To Optimize

Pixel Pioneers – Cheating The UX When There Is Nothing More To Optimize

This content is 1 year old. Remember that the following content might be outdated.Last Friday I attended Pixel Pioneers in Bristol and had to opportunity to speak about User Experience and Perceived Performance. I took a look at a few projects I worked on to show how to use various design and UX techniques to improve web performance also at the level of user perception. Because in the end, we might not all have the budget of big companies like Instagram …

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Cheating The UX When There Is Nothing More To Optimize – Smashing Conference Barcelona

Cheating The UX When There Is Nothing More To Optimize – Smashing Conference Barcelona

Last week (17th–18th of October 2017) I was invited to speak at the Smashing Conference Barcelona about perceived performance. The talk is called “Cheating The UX When There Is Nothing More To Optimize” and gives you some clever UI, UX and visual tips to help enhance user’s perception of speed.

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Forget about apps, could the future be in the mobile browser? – My Nightlybuild 2016 Conference

Forget about apps, could the future be in the mobile browser? – My Nightlybuild 2016 Conference

This content is 3 years old. Remember that the following content might be outdated.Last Friday I was invited in Cologne at Nightlybuild to speaker in front of the German developer and designer community. The talk was about the many technologies and APIs our browsers now support (and will support in the future) tthat start filling the gap between natives applications and website/web applications. I’m not a developer, so I wanted to emphasize for my talk what those technologies could do for our …

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