Tom has 20 years of experience designing and developing for the web. He founded Macaw, creator of a code-based design tool, which was recently acquired by InVision. Tom is now helping InVision create advanced design and prototyping tools. Tom has also done work for Apple, Oracle, Twitter, MIT, AIGA and National Geographic.
Beyond the browser
HTML is arguably the most common language in the world. The magic of the browser delivers it to us on our phones, on our wrists, in our cars and even on our refrigerators. But HTML is starting to seep beyond the browser and many companies – from startups to major enterprises – are using the open web platform to build full-blown desktop applications. The benefits are diverse and the caveats are dwindling. In this talk, we’ll explore what going hybrid entails and how to utilize the skills you already have to start building killer, HTML-based desktop apps. It’s time to think beyond the browser.