London Community Meetup #7

How to handle the new Contentful rich text editor, and the technology that Futurice uses to enable their client, Moneycorp, to build a digital presence in new markets faster with less technical overhead.

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Contentful Meetup

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February 07, 2019
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM GMT

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Futurice London

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6:30 PM: Doors open. Get some food and drinks before the talks.

7:00 PM: Markdown my friend, we have to talk - Rouven Wessling (Contentful)

Most people have discovered that WYSIWYG editors are not the best idea when you're dealing with content at scale. Their end format is neither reusable nor portable to other platforms. That said – should we "markdown all the things", or not?

Let's have a look at all the things Markdown is great at, evaluate rough edges and have a look at alternatives.

Rouven is a Developer Evangelist at Contentful

7:30 PM: The real world is messy. Having flexible tools matters. How we kept technical overheads down whilst developing a digital presence in new markets for Moneycorp - Tino Junge & Minna Niemi (Futurice)

How Futurice chose a tech stack for their client Moneycorp to enter new markets faster and with less technical debt.

8:00 PM: Have some more drinks and food

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