Progressive web enhancement and developing Gutenberg blocks
An evening which is sure to appeal to those with an interest in coding with WordPress. We’ve got two fantastic developers joining us and sharing their knowledge. Andy Bell will be talking about progressive web enhancement. Not sure what that is? Us neither, we’re looking forward to finding out more! And Nicola Heald, from Automattic will be showing us how to get started with creating our own Gutenberg blocks, which is something we think we all need help with at the moment!
1. The Power of Progressive Enhancement – Andy Bell
Skill level: Intermediate
About Andy Bell
An independent designer and front-end developer with a focus on progressive enhancement and accessibility.
@hankchizljaw / https://andy-bell.design/
2. Gutenberg: Where do we start? – Nicola Heald
Yeah, not long ago, Nicola was here too.
This talk will take you through the easiest way to get started making Gutenberg blocks in minutes.
* Writing your first React components.
* The structure of a block.
* The easiest way to get a development environment set up.
* Writing a block – line by line!
Skill Level: Intermediate
About Nicola Heald
@notnownikki / https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicola-heald-800682106/
*If you find you can no longer make this meeting please do change your RSVP. As we provide food for these events it is helpful for us to know what number to cater for and of course to ensure that the waitlist is kept as short as possible. Thanks.
Please arrive from 6.30pm. You will be greeted by our friendly and knowledgable volunteers who will help you get your name badge and get settled in. We aim to start the talks at around 7pm so there’s plenty of time to meet our other members, get a drink and have a graze from the buffet we provide thanks to our generous sponsors.
We usually start the night off with some updates about what’s happening in the local and national WordPress community and members are welcome to add their own updates. Speak to one of the organisers wearing a red name badge before we start if you’d like to say or ask something.
After the first talk we take a break and then have our second talk. Following that if you want to stick around a few of us usually hang around for another drink and chat. The talks usually finish around 9.15pm (ish).
We will be upstairs in the function room, here is a handy video showing you how to get there: https://www.instagram.com/p/BGy9lM_wC_w/