The advent of the World Wide Web brought far-reaching changes in human computer interaction, and mobile computing has done it at an even greater extent. Turning knobs and flicking switches became pressing keys and moving a mouse. This in turn has become tapping screens and swiping. And this is only the beginning.
Web development is acclimatizing itself to a new keyboard- and mouse-free, screen-orientated mainstream. But what happens to web development when new categories of devices mean that even the touch-screen cannot be assumed?
This talks was first given at the 2014 jQuery Europe Conference.