More than two weeks ago now, I was lucky enough to attend Flash on the Beach, an annual programming, web and design conference, held in Brighton. I say lucky as I won my ticket, simply by putting the FOTB badge on this very site. Attending with my flash programmer accomplice, I thought it might be a bit Actionscript-heavy for me, in my capacity as front-end developer/content manager. In fact, a number of the sessions were really relevant to my job and interests, and at the conference it was pointed out that the term “HTML5″ appeared in more session titles than “Flash” did. I believe the conference will undergo a rebrand next year to reflect the evolving nature of the web industry, something I’ll be keeping a very interested eye on. Some of my favourite sessions were:
I would thoroughly recommend this conference to anyone working in web, and the fact that it’s held in lovely Brighton doesn’t hurt either!