View Source Conference: 16 great reasons to join us in Portland

What, when, where

View Source is a brand new conference for web developers, presented by Mozilla and friends, produced by the folks who also bring you the Mozilla Developer Network, to share knowledge of the Open Web. It’s a single track event with plenty of time and space for discussion, demos, and hallway conversations. Talks will be pragmatic and inspiring, focused on topics relevant to front-end developers and people who design and build web sites and web apps.

View Source happens in Portland, Oregon, November 2-4, beginning with Ignite lightning talks on Monday evening, followed by two full days of great presenters, curated conversations, and sociable evenings. Learn best practices and new tools for creating powerful apps and websites “using modern techniques that work today and will thrive tomorrow.”

Thanks to the generosity of our awesome friends and sponsors, we’ve been able to reduce the ticket price for View Source (and refund all current ticket-holders)!

Here’s a quick look at our lineup of presenters — 16 great reasons to go! We’d love to meet you there. Don’t forget to use that MOZHACKS25 discount code for 25% off the ridiculously reasonable ticket price of $250. And if you live in the Portland area and want to lend a hand, you can volunteer for roughly half a day, and attend the full conference the rest of the time. And if you’ve got an Ignite talk proposal up your sleeve, we’d love to hear from you!

Sixteen reasons

Myles Borins – is a “musician, artist, developer and inventor. Hacks on @nodejs for @ibm.”

Josh Carpenter – Mozilla VR Team Lead. “Our goal is to help bring high performance virtual reality to the open web.”

Paul Ford – Co-founder, Postlight.com. Writing a book about web pages for FSG. “…the only appropriate reward for people who write JavaScript is more JavaScript.”

Lyza Danger Gardner – Cloud Four co-founder & dev: I help make and share the mobile web. Co-author of Head First Mobile Web (O’Reilly).

Stephanie Hobson“I like to make websites everyone can use.”

Kate Hudson – Senior engineer at Mozilla. 6 ft awesome. Once fused a kettle to a glass top stove.

Josh Marinacci – coder, author, and all round client side wonk.

Rachel Nabors – Web animation ambassador. Training, speaking, consulting, projects. http://webanimationweekly.com Made comics. Won awards. Working to be worthy of the good I’ve got.

Jarrod Overson – Engineer at Shape Security, JavaScript nerd, Speaker, Creator of Plato, RCL, preprocess, Co-author of Developing Web Components.

Inayaili de León Persson – Lead Web Designer at @Canonical. Love naps.

Sara Soueidan – (Freelance) Front-End Developer, Writer & Speaker • Author of the @Codrops #CSS Reference • #SVG advocate.

Lea Verou – HCI researcher @MIT_CSAIL, @CSSWG IE, @CSSSecretsBook author, Ex @W3C staff. Made @prismjs @dabblet @prefixfree. I ? standards, code, design, UX, life!

Luke Wagner – Research engineer at Mozilla working and works on JavaScript Engine performance, asm.js, and WebAssembly.

Tom Wesselman – Director of Communications Ecosystem Architecture, Plantronics.

Allen Wirfs-Brock – Dreaming and building the future of software; Project Editor of the ECMAScript 2015 Language Specification; Reformed Smalltalker.

Albert Yu“I see how system breaks.”


Many, many thanks!

Our stellar speaker lineup and wonderfully affordable tickets would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. Huge thanks to Yahoo!, Intel, jQuery Foundation, Plantronics, and Knowbility! See you all in Portland, at the Armory.

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