Drew McLellan

Drew McLellan

Drew is a Director of edgeofmyseat.com, where he is the lead developer on Perch CMS. Prior to this he worked in Search Innovation for Yahoo! in London, and as a web developer and technical consultant for various UK design agencies.

Drew runs the popular 24 ways web design and development advent calendar and was formerly Group Lead at The Web Standards Project.

Montreal 2017 sessions

HTML5 APIs You've Never Heard Of

English session - Beginner

The modern web browser is a powerful and flexible platform that is far more capable that you might think. Many advanced features can get lost in the gap between front-end and back-end development skill sets. Find out about the HTML5 APIs you've never heard of, from audio to video to physical sensors, and interaction methods for mobile users. Learn where they are supported and how you can start work with these APIs in your next project!

Mastering PHP Payments with Omnipay

English session - Beginner

One challenging aspect of ecommerce projects is the wide variety of payment gateway APIs, each one different from the last. Learn about Omnipay, a payment processing library for PHP that acts as an abstraction layer between your code and a wide range of popular payment APIs. Learn how it can help keep your code portable between projects and provide business continuity if you need to switch providers, as well as the limitations of this approach.

Vancouver 2016 sessions

Montreal 2015 sessions