Fluent Conference 2014 Complete Video Compilation
JavaScript, CSS, HTML5 and Beyond
By O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Final Release Date: April 2014
Run time: 46 hours 18 minutes

Put the latest web tech into practice

If you missed the 2014 Fluent Conference in San Francisco this past March, you can still take in every workshop, session, and keynote with this complete video compilation of the event. Catch up with this year’s lineup of speakers—seasoned pros as well as notable newcomers—as they share their experience and expertise on the emerging methods, tools, and technologies of the Web Platform: JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, and more.

Learn the latest from experts including Mike Amundsen (Layer 7 Technologies), Brendan Eich (Mozilla), Kent Brewster (Pinterest), Alice Boxhall (Google), Tasneem Brutch (Samsung Research America), Brent Beer (GitHub), and dozens of others in the field. And learn about common attacks on web applications, the 10 top tips for using AngularJS, the secrets of React’s Virtual DOM, and many more absorbing topics.

Download these videos or stream them through our HD player, and explore workshops and sessions in 10 different tracks:

  • Front End Libraries
  • The Server Side
  • Node.js
  • HTML5, CSS3, and Browser Tech
  • Pure Code and JavaScript
  • Mobile
  • Tools, Platforms, and APIs
  • The Leading Edge
  • HTML5 Gaming
  • UI/UX
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  • Concise
  • Easy to understand
  • Helpful examples
  • Well-written

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    • Intermediate
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    Comments about Fluent Conference 2014 Complete Video Compilation:

    Important!- i havent reviewed every video included in this product!its not practical but anyone can get an ideal idea of what im telling.
    I got access to all the videos of the conference by beign a member of O'Reilly Reader Review Program..im a student whos studying web developmnet
    I'll summarize my review by breaking it down to several sections,so its easy to navigate

    PART 1
    Tutorials
    Satisfaction = 90%
    I really like the tutorials.They are Great!as a learner i started watching with the tutorials section..
    1.1 AngularJs Fundamentals by Mark Bates
    Total Runtime-171min
    Satisfaction-100%

    Mark Bates is the guy behind Metacasts.tv and he has done an amazing job at the fluentconf..his tutorials are very engaging and he had the ability to overcome the boredness by making some fun..if you are a complete newbie to Angulajs then i recommend to use the pause button more often and try to write your own code with him than just watching the video.For someone whos already familiar with Angular this tutorial will help to refresh your knowledge.

    1.2 Attacking Web Applications by Sasha Goldshtein
    Total Runtime-82min
    Satisfaction-85%

    This tutorial is not for absolute beginner.Should be a developer who can understand backend and frontend technolgies as well as have some basic understanding of security.But its very engaging i do recommend it to anyone who loves to learn the basics of bad side of the web technologies.


    PART 2
    Keynotes
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    2.1 Reading,Writing,Arithmetic,...and Javascript? by Pamela Fox
    Pamela Fox who's working for KhanAcademy talks about learning javascript at a yearly age.she explain the concept and provide scientific evidence to show that javascript can learn at a very young age.


    PART 3
    Sessions
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    3.1 Polymer:Web Components in Action by Eric Bidelman

     
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    Great collection; steep price

    By jmxp

    from Durham, NC

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      Comments about Fluent Conference 2014 Complete Video Compilation:

      Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this work under the O'Reilly Blogger Review Program.

      So I'm not a web developer, just an interested amateur. I know a little HTML, a smattering of JavaScript, and a few tidbits of jQuery, plus some backend stuff (Node/Express) with which I have limited facility. I had two goals in reviewing this collection, which includes every keynote, tutorial and session talk from the Fluent conference put on by O'Reilly:

      Get a sense of what's happening at the forefront of web development. I probably share this with the majority of actual attendees.
      Learn something new from the in-depth tutorials. Given that I'm starting at a lower baseline, this may have been a stretch.

      The result? I really enjoyed the talks. For the most part, speakers are engaging and clear. I watched all the keynotes, most of the tutorials, and a smattering of session talks aligned with my own interests. High points included:

      -- Mark Bates's AngularJS tutorial. I can't say I absorbed everything at one go, but this opinionated tutorial gave me a much better sense of how angular is organized and how to structure my learning.

      -- Sasha Goldstein's "Attacking Web Applicatons." Engaging, approachable for beginners, and freaking terrifying.

      -- Moh Haghighat, "Closing the Web Platform Gap with Native" (cf. Eich's keynote). Mostly for getting me excited about the future performance possibilities of the JavaScript VM.

      Less good points:

      -- I was really excited about John Williams's D3 tutorial, but couldn't make it through. I've done some reading on D3, and was hoping for a bigger-picture look at how the library and its syntax are put together — effectively, how to "think" D3 —but that wasn't the approach he seemed to be taking.

      -- Price point: I loved the content, but to be honest, I don't think I would have paid the several hundred dollars this collection cost (similar to the actual conference pricing). Might be more reasonable for professionals or those whose employers are paying.

      All told, though, a great resource for getting up to speed on trends in web development.

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