Frontend NE

Frontend NE is a free, monthly meet up about frontend web development, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Forthcoming Events

Thu
4th
Jul
6pm
FREE
venue TusPark Eagle Lab 27 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
Stephen Cook shows the CSS trickery used when he recreated Mario Kart.

Event History

Thu
6th
Jun
6pm
FREE
venue TusPark Eagle Lab 27 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
Amy Hupe will introduce the open source gov.uk design system. Tim Paul will talk about how they make it and accessibility.
Thu
2nd
May
6pm
FREE
venue TusPark Eagle Lab 27 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
Sam Beckham explains the small steps that added up to making GitLab a full Progressive Web App.
Wed
3rd
Apr
£125
location The Boilershop
Speakers include: Lea Verou, Jeremy Keith, Ada Rose King.
Thu
7th
Mar
6pm
FREE
venue TusPark Eagle Lab 27 Grainger St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE
Steven Roberts demonstrates what's possible with CSS and SVG animation.
Thu
7th
Feb
6pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Short talks from the Frontend NE community - submit a talk in advance.
Thu
3rd
Jan
6pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Jamie Bradley introduces JAMstack? (JavaScript, APIs, and Markup) with a demo project using Gatsby.
Thu
6th
Dec (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Luke Bonaccorsi introduces Jarvis and demonstrates Bluetooth and LED pixel displays.
Thu
1st
Nov (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Sophie Koonin explains how to prepare and give great conference talks.
Thu
4th
Oct (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Two talks, "We Need to Talk" (Robin Hall) and "Building Your Creative Confidence" (Ade-Lee Adebiyi).
Thu
6th
Sep (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Jo Frank presents 'Getting to Grips with Grid' and ‘Improve web performance with Intersection Observer’.
Thu
2nd
Aug (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Katie Fenn speaks about the early days of web security, and how the lessons are useful today.
Thu
5th
Jul (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Bamburgh House Market Street East, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6BH
Craig Abbott will talk about building empathy for users with impairments, making sure we are aware of how to design services that don’t disable people.
Thu
7th
Jun (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Gavin Elliott shares his take on professional progression and what that means from both an individual and managerial perspective.
Thu
3rd
May (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Jamie Barton introduces GraphQL; typical stack, tooling, communities and examples.
Thu
5th
Apr (2018)
£125
venue Wylam Brewery Palace of Arts Exhibition Park, Claremont Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PZ
CANCELLED
Thu
1st
Mar (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Ben Cooper will demonstrate the basics of Functional and Reactive programming.
Thu
1st
Feb (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Ashley Baxter talks about idea validation, shipping anxiety, customer development and getting your first customers.
Thu
4th
Jan (2018)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Aswini Kumar Dasika will give an overview on how to develop custom Alexa Skills, their potential use in modern Web development and for accessibility needs.
Thu
5th
Oct (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Lewis Cowper explores a variety of tools available to “component-ise” CSS.
Thu
7th
Sep (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Sam Beckham speaks about load times and Andrew Khan will speak about page rendering.
Thu
3rd
Aug (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Kaspars Žarinovs introduces the history of isomorphic JS, with a quick rundown of the pros and cons before diving into how to do it.
Thu
6th
Jul (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Two talks, "Version control is a git" (Chris Kemper) and "Chrome dev tools tips and tricks" (Damian Nicholson).
Thu
1st
Jun (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Two talks, "An Introduction to Modern Email Best Practices" (Ade-Lee Adebiyi) and "Responsive Email Frameworks: How & Why" (Kerri Mark Sharp).
Thu
4th
May (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Covering markup, ARIA, VoiceOver on Mac/iOS, and NVDA on Windows.
Thu
6th
Apr (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Presented by Jack Franklin
Thu
2nd
Mar (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Patrick H Lauke will cover the basics of handling touch in JavaScript.
Thu
2nd
Feb (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
An outline of CSS Grid - the latest tool for frontend layout.
Thu
5th
Jan (2017)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Andrew Willis speaks about Vue.js and Ali Sheehan-Dare will talk about server-side rendering and isomorphic apps.
Thu
1st
Dec (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Chris Coyier will be talking about SVG, over a live video feed.
Thu
3rd
Nov (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Martin Beeby will look at the future capabilities of browsers, devices and servers and how applications will be impacted by advances in those three areas.
Thu
6th
Oct (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Mining Institute Neville Hall, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE
Alistair Duggin explain what accessibility is and the different ways that people interact with websites and the barriers they often face.
Thu
1st
Sep (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Using Typescript for modern development principles such as static typing, classes, modules, and interfaces in order to build robust and reusable code.
Thu
4th
Aug (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Jack Franklin explores JS "fatigue", transpilers, frameworks and everything good and bad that comes with writing JavaScript in 2016.
Thu
7th
Jul (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Chris Price will talk through creating D3 components.
Thu
2nd
Jun (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Inviting some recent graduates to share their experiences.
Wed
4th
May (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Ben Cooper talks about frontend performance.
Thu
7th
Apr (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Bunker Coffee 11 Carliol Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Joe Norman talks about using JavaScript for server-side programming with Node.js.not! Joe’s here to keep us right.
Micheal Harker will talk about web sockets, an usage for performance and security.
Thu
3rd
Mar (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Niels Leenheer discusses weird browsers - How to make your site work on obscure smart TVs, games consoles and e-readers.
Thu
4th
Feb (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Two talks, Jonny Hamilton ("Angular 2") and Andrew Humphries ( "Large scale JavaScript Application architecture")
Thu
7th
Jan (2016)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Kerry Gallagher will speak about a build system and test suite from Require.js/Grunt through to Webpack.

Richard Powell will share experience migrating a large codebase from Backbone to React.
Thu
3rd
Dec (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Luke Jackson will be giving a tour of Flexbox.

He'll be giving an introduction and advice on how to deal with some of its complexities and quirks.
Thu
5th
Nov (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
A panel session with Dan Edwards, Ryan Taylor and Richard Powell. Tickets released: 29 Oct, 11am and 1pm.
Thu
1st
Oct (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Sam Beckham talks about PolymerJS, web components. Steve Higgs speaks about the next version of the Javascript standard, ES6.

Tickets available: 24th September.
Thu
3rd
Sep (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
We're looking at how you can become a better team player. A big part of our jobs is working with designers and back end developers. Ben Holliday and Jamie Hurst speak.
Thu
6th
Aug (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Damian Nicholson introduces Angular JS and Jonathan Hamilton explains why he moved from Angular to React.js.
Thu
2nd
Jul (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Looking at task runners. Grunt, Gulp, and Broccoli can revolutionise the way you work. Talks from Jonathan Steele and Alex Newman.
Thu
4th
Jun (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Meetup for anyone interested in frontend development.
Thu
7th
May (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
Meetup for anyone interested in frontend development.
Thu
2nd
Apr (2015)
6pm
FREE
venue Campus North Sunco House, 5 Carliol Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6UF
We’ll be exploring the world of CSS Pre-processors. We look at how to get started with SCSS before looking at what you can do with Susy, a layout tool built with SCSS mixins (with Rob Walker and Martin Underhill).