Robyn Larsen

Robyn Larsen

Robyn Larsen is a front-end developer, entrepreneur, and speaker. Robyn is also an active community member who advises numerous startups across multiple industries and frequently mentors women in tech and STEM. She is is a member of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) with Microsoft and Avalanche Canada. She builds tools for entrepreneurs on the International team at Shopify and co-founder of Zona Fitness Academy. She is a globe trotting, adrenaline junkie currently living the remote dream.

Montreal 2019 sessions

Down the SVG rabbit hole: Advanced SVG effects

English session - Beginner

We use Scalable Vector Graphics (SVGs) every day, but how well do we really understand it? More often than not, we are merely scratching the surface of a large and complicated discipline. Most developers and designers don’t realize how powerful and useful SVGs are, learn about the advanced techniques you can use to delight users; you will be surprised at how deep the rabbit hole goes.

International is the new mobile first

English session - Beginner

This year Shopify launched in 6 new languages. In this talk, you’ll gain insight about how international is forcing them to fundamentally shift their way of thinking. In the same way mobile disrupted a once desktop-only internet, international is disrupting the way we think about commerce. Learn about the principles & tooling we’re using to take on meaty challenges to drive forward a large scale product that previously only supported english.