U Can Touch This

Touch is everywhere! A great touch experience means more than just larger buttons. It includes understanding the difference between touch and a mouse with issues ranging from how to handle gestures to thinking about things like your usage of hover state to scoping input correctly and more. With IE10, Microsoft implemented a new interaction model called Pointer Events. This event model currently stands as a W3C Candidate Recommendation and is being implemented in additional engines, such as Google's Blink. Come learn how to take advantage of this unified input today.


Ryan Joy
Microsoft

Ryan Joy has been developing for web and desktop user interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for more than a decade. These days he’s a Developer Evangelist @ Microsoft promoting those same technologies to others. You can usually find him in Austin, TX. You can always find him online at @atxryan