Matt Christensen – https://www.mattchristensen.net/

  1. History
    • Announced 2014
    • 2015 Most Google apps use it
    • Intended for Android
    • Focused on Native Mobile, web was an afterthought
  2. What Is It? – https://material.io/
    • A metaphor – think paper
    • Uniting Style – look the same everywhere
    • Design as a physical medium
    • Paper and Ink
    • Seams & Edges
    • Motion has meaning
  3. Web Features – https://getmdl.io/components/
    • Cards – base component (could be used as a means to layout “table” data)
    • Drawers
    • Snackbar – nice feedback component, can hide automatically
    • Tables
  4. Frameworks
  5. How Do You Design?
    • What are you comfortable with?
    • How much time do you have?
    • What’s your previous experience?
    • Is Material Design right for you? (the project needs)
  6. Implementation
    • 3 lines of includes to start using MDL
    • wp_enqueue_style/wp_enqueue_script in your theme
  7. Getting Started
    • Don’t be intimidated
    • Just some CSS & JS, with PHP for WordPress
    • Ask question and try hard

Ideas: Vuejs with WP-API as the backend