Web Directions Summit 2017

Session Details

Chris Eppstein

On CSS Architectures, Frameworks and Tooling

Chris Eppstein Senior Staff Software Engineer LinkedIn

At LinkedIn, Chris has been working on a CSS Framework and Optimiser. In this presentation he'll give some insights and thoughts about how and why styling components has led us to CSS-in-JS, which has invariably led to JS-in-CSS. He'll address the ergonomics of this direction developers have taken, and while undertanding the resaons for these, why he has concluded this isn't an ideal direction for performance. Finally, drawing on his team's experience of developing these solutions, how tooling can bridge the divide between what's best for the developer and what's best for the browser.

Chris Eppstein

The originator of the Compass CSS framework, and a core contributor to Sass since 2009, Chris is now Senior Software Engineer at LinkedIn working on front end tooling, including an all-new CSS Framework and Optimiser.

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Phil Whitehouse
Web Directions is the must-attend event of the year for anyone serious about web development.

Phil Whitehouse,
Innovation Lead DigitasLBi

Ethan Marcotte
I’ve been admiring the Web Directions events for years, and was honored to be part… What a fantastic event!

Ethan Marcotte,
inventor "responsive Web design"

Dave Greiner
Out of any conference, Web Directions is far and away our favourite

Dave Greiner,
founder Campaign Monitor

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