Fronteers — vakvereniging voor front-end developers

Workshop “Planning and building a big front-end” by Harry Roberts

  • When: Wednesday, 9 October 2013, the day before the conference
  • Where: Felix Meritis, Keizersgracht 324, Amsterdam
  • Costs: € 350,- (€ 275,- for Fronteers members)

Baby steps: The first stages of planning and building a big front-end

They say every journey begins with a single step; the same is true with building big websites. In this workshop we shall look at some simple and small steps we can take to lay the foundations on which to build maintainable, scalable and big front-ends. From code organisation and structure to naming conventions, performance tips to effective usage of Sass, development paradigms to CSS techniques, this workshop should leave you equipped to start building huge front-ends—either on your own or in teams—from the ground up.

About Harry

Harry is a 23 year old designer, developer, writer, speaker and front-end architect from the UK—he currently works as Senior UI Developer for BSkyB. He Tweets at @csswizardry. He specialises in authoring and scaling massive front-ends. He writes on the subjects of maintainability, architecture, performance, OOCSS and more at He is the lead and sole developer of inuit.css, a powerful, scalable, Sass-based, BEM, OOCSS framework.


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