Building Prototypes in Code to Iterate Faster

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Scheduled: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 from 2:30 – 3:15pm in B204


Prototypes are problem-solving tools. They help your team pinpoint problems with your product more clearly and earlier in the design and development process.

Building your prototype in code has several advantages over wireframes, mockups, paper prototypes, or even InVison prototypes. They easily allow you to iterate through different solutions before you find what works.


In this talk, we will go over the open-source frameworks available (Bootstrap, Foundation, etc) that help you build your prototypes in code. I will show you how I have used or currently use different tools in my work environment and we will discuss pros and cons.

Speaking experience

Caterina has previously spoken at ACT-W and Mozilla View Source, as well as at local meetups.


  • Biography

    Caterina is a developer, designer, and entrepreneur. She spent several years as a software engineer for a major tech company, she launched a startup, and she is currently working as a consulting, specializing in building prototypes in code.


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