Skip to main content

Vitaly Friedman


Vitaly Friedman loves beautiful content and does not give up easily. From Minsk in Belarus, he studied computer science and mathematics in Germany, discovered the passage a passion for typography, writing and design. After working as a freelance designer and developer for 6 years, he co-founded Smashing Magazine, an online magazine for web designers and developers. Vitaly is the author, co-author and editor of all Smashing books.

He currently experiences issues describing what he does for living, but most of the time working with Smashing Cats, books, speakers and mid-size to large-scale consultancy projects in front-end and UX. Currently residing in the beautiful city of Vilnius, Lithuania.

New Adventures in Front-End

Tuesday, 23rd – 12:50

The beast is alive! How do you feel about ASCII-alike CSS Grid layout with polyfluid sizing and ch unit? Do you feel itchy when it comes to building responsive HTML email layouts? What about the brave new world of dynamic static site generators and JAM stack? Have you ever tried to work around nested CSS Custom Properties, untamed 3rd-party scripts, shady service workers, multi-dimensional variable fonts and painfully outdated pattern libraries? Well, let’s bring it on!

Beware: you will not be able to unlearn what you’ll learn in the session! Ah, one more thing, take the techniques with a grain of salt — we do not take responsibility for sleepless nights and nightmares caused by the content of this session.

Sponsors & Partners