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The UX of Configuration Files: CodeMash

by CodeMash

CodeMash 2020 | The UX of Configuration Files | Eemeli Aro

What you'll learn

Developers should be your primary concern when designing an interface for them to configure your tools and libraries. There are options other than JSON available, but they come with associated costs and limitations. In this session, Eemeli Aro will explore the following: How well do JSON5, YAML and TOML work with each other, and what else is out there? How do the tools associated with these languages compare, and when is writing your own the right choice? Do you even really need config files?

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The UX of Configuration Files
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About the author

CodeMash is a unique event that educates developers on current practices, methodologies and technology trends in variety of platforms and development languages such as Java, .NET, Ruby and PHP. Held every January at the lush Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, attendees will be able to attend a world-class technical conference amid Ohio’s largest indoor waterpark. Nobody will frown if you show up in shorts, sandals, and your loudest t-shirt. You might even win a prize for doing so. It’s not just ... more

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