The end of social media, and naive optimism
Way back in 2008 or 2009 (maybe even earlier) we first started using Twitter in association with our conferences. We’d encourage folks to tweet with associated hashtags, and had big tweet walls, built our own aggregators–and were a globally trending tag a couple of times. Hundreds of people would tweet thousands of times collectively at […]
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About Web Directions
- 12 cities
- 18 years
- 100+ events
- 1000+ speakers
- 10,000+ attendees
Co-founded and now run by John Allsopp, Web Directions has for over a decade brought together leading developers, engineers, visual, IxD, UX and product designers, Art and Creative Directors, indeed everyone involved in producing web and digital products to learn from one another, and the World's leading experts across this vast field.
We spend our lives thinking about what comes next, keeping up with trends in technology, practices and processes, and filtering the hype, to make sure you don't miss trends that matter, and don't waste time on hype that doesn’t.
John Allsopp has been working on the Web for over 20 years. He's been responsible for innovative developer tools such as Style Master, X-Ray and many more. He’s spoken at numerous conferences around the World and delivered dozens of workshops in that time as well.
His writing includes two books, including Developing With Web Standards and countless articles and tutorials in print and online publications.
Three days of talks, two of them in the engineering room. Web Directions you have broken my brain.Cheryl Gledhill
Product Manager, BlueChilli
I have yet to have an end-to-end conference experience that was as professional as what was provided by Web DirectionsJoe Toscano
Web Directions South is the must-attend event of the year for anyone serious about web developmentPhil Whitehouse
General Manager, DT Sydney