8-Bit Mode and Space Invaders ... Or, How to Put the Fun Back in News Apps

Developing news apps can get kind of heavy, partly because of all the JavaScript. NPR apps take the time to respect the whimsy, like 8-bit mode for the elections app. Or one that does needlepoint of Space Invaders. This session will take you through fun examples and then discuss wild and crazy ideas with the audience.

— This session will have recorded audio


Katie Zhu - Software Engineer, Medium
@ktzhu | http://kzhu.io

Jeremy Bowers - News Applications Developer, NPR
@jeremybowers | http://www.jeremybowers.com/