Session Details

The Fine Art of JavaScript Event Handling  

Level :
Beginner
Date :
11:15 AM Saturday
Room :
SC-127
Interested : (208) - Registered : (-)

Presentation

Browser Event Handling is an art form to perform efficiently and correctly. Element type have unique characteristics, touch interfaces react differently while attempting to simulate the desktop. This talk covers the effective ways to handle all platforms through the lessons learned over the last two years. Foundation of Events * Events and how different elements expect / generate different events. * Why use input not keyDown, why you may need both. * Browser differences * where to place event listens to be efficient * understanding the event bubble. How mobile / tablets change everything * Touch events * How they translate to mouse events * The 300ms delay * How to optimize for the mobile experience Design and Debugging * How the track which events are being generated * How to generate events - faking it * Custom Events Wrap up * Frameworks Events, Touch, Efficient, Debugging A general understanding of the Browser Event Model (click, input, mouseover, etc).

The Speaker(s)

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Yorick Phoenix

Chief Technical Officer, Architect and Developer at ISSIO Solutions leading the change in Heath Care Management that benefits the consumer through the use of innovate Web Applications. He is currently architecting a new combined PHP / JS Framework that provides object persistance across both platforms with universal cross-platform methods and event handlers. Thus all objects co-exist on both platforms. Provides deep and clear thinking both in engineering architecture and customer experience that comes from being the technical lead of multiple successful startup companies that have driven their success by quick adoption of a solution that solves pain points in customers daily lives. Previously CTO of 4-Sight, international award winner for their on demand global pre-press image transfer products that became the defacto standard in the media industry. he was responsible for the design and implementation of the Rapido File Transfer protocol to merge multiple on-demand digital circuits globally under programatic control to maximize bandwidth in an ad-hoc manner. As used by Disney, the Olympic Games, World Cup, etc to get media content quickly from one location to another. He has a long background in software development starting with solving mathematical puzzles to writing software to solve them for him while at school.
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