Our next event…

Getting touchy - an introduction to touch and pointer events

Mining Institute
Patrick H Lauke will cover the basics of handling touch in JavaScript. Touch screens are finding their way onto laptops and even desktop computers so it's getting more and more important to get to grips with.

About Us

Frontend NE is a free, monthly meetup about frontend web development, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

With great talks from some of the best developers in the North East, and the usual trip to the local pub to wash it all down afterwards; it’s always a good night. So come along, the pizzas and beers are on us!

We meet at The Mining Institiute on the first Thursday of each month. In the meantime, why not follow us on Twitter, or sign up to our mailing list

Call for speakers

We’re always on the lookout for new speakers. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned veteran or a complete newbie, if you have something you feel passionate about, we want to hear from you! Need a little help getting started? We have you covered.

As far as topics go, as long as it’s related to frontend, we’re happy. Anything from design tips, to CSS tricks, to Javascript frameworks. Talks are 20 minutes with a short Q&A afterwards, so keep it brief and on-point.

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We’re based in The Mining Institute, just round the corner from Central Station. Not sure exactly where that is? Check it out on our map.

After the event we head off to the pub for another drink, to discuss the event and put the frontend world to rights. Even if you can’t make it to the event you’re more than welcome to join us in the pub afterwards. We should be there from about 8pm.

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