Building an Organized, Automated, and Sustainable Workflow Using Bower, Grunt, and Github

DPA9 Development, Programming and Architecture

Location: 102D, Wisconsin Center

TUESDAY, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m.

Web projects are getting more complex. With a few open source tools, you can wrangle this complexity. Github will make it easy to organize your web projects into modular repositories. Bower can manage your modules and third party dependencies. Grunt ties it all together, compiling and optimizing, with one command.

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Will Jones
Senior Web Developer - IT Technical Specialist IV, University of Alabama Libraries

Will Jones is a senior developer for the Web Infrastructure and Development team in the University of Alabama Libraries. He oversees the development for front- and back-end web applications, deployment strategies, design, and usability, and is the sole developer for UA Libraries's Acumen, a digital archives explorer. Jones has extensive knowledge developing both back- and front-end applications using Java, PHP, Javascript, HTML, and CSS with frameworks such as Solr, CodeIgniter, and Angular.