Please join us on Thursday, June 17th at 6:30 pm for the next Refresh Pittsburgh meet-up. We’ll be back at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. AIP is located downtown at 420 Boulevard of the Allies. We’ll be in room 320. Take the gold elevator up to the third floor. Take your first right and the room will be a few doors down on the left. There may be a security guy at the door – if there is just let him know you are there for the Refresh Pittsburgh meet-up.
We have two presentation on tap for this evening:
First, Norm Huelsman will be starting the evening with a review of WordPress 3.0.
WordPress 3.0 is scheduled for release on June 14th. Norm will be showing us what is new, and what has been improved. He will also review some of the new features including; multi-site, menus, installation, and child themes.
A co-organizer of Podcamp Pittsburgh, Norm is a long-time blogger at his site normhuelsman.com and a popular Magic: The Gathering blog, Casual Magic. During the day, Norm focuses on visual communication and branding in the PR department at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
Next, Sean Geng will be presenting, “The Future of Web Design”.
Web design is a fickle industry. In this constantly changing field, there are always new techniques being invented, and technology that is always being upgraded. In this presentation, he’ll cover topics including HTML 5, CSS3, designing for mobile devices (including the iPad), and some of the latest techniques. He’ll also showcase some upcoming trends and discuss what lies ahead.