YUI Theater — Satyen Desai: "'A Phone, a Tablet and a Laptop Walk into a Bar...'—YUI's Approach to Mobile Web Development" (55 min.)

By YUI TeamJanuary 17, 2011

YUI engineer Satyen Desai speaks at YUIConf 2010 at Yahoo! HQ in Sunnyvale, CA.

Satyen Desai (@dezziness), creator of the YUI 3 component and widget subsystems, discusses YUI's approach to supporting the new set of web-enabled devices on the market today, and how we like to think of them in terms of features and constraints as opposed to an isolated problem space.

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