The future is now. Or then. Or it will be soon be now, but now is then.
Come chat about the future and how to touch it today.
Eva Ferreira is a front-end developer and teacher. She is currently working at Aerolab as a UI Developer and has been teaching web technologies at the National Technological University of Argentina for more than five years.
Chiedo is the CEO of Chiedo Labs, a software agency that companies hire to build web, desktop, and mobile applications. He’s passionate about his family, innovation, and the communities he serves in. If you’ve got something challenging, you’ve usually got his attention.
Marketing folk almost always insist that we build in WordPress. And it’s great for informational sites. But we refuse to build custom web apps upon the WordPress ecosystem. But sometimes we’re asked to and we can at least appear to comply… Thus we launched a Hybrid experiment.
An attempt to build React apps that seamlessly blended together and worked along side WordPress. Ultimately, so we could use WordPress to grant the marketing teams access to the WordPress plugin Ecosystem, Blog functionality, and Page builders, while allowing us to build everything else in React.
Nir Kaufman is a Google Developer Expert in web technologies, speaker, trainer, and meetups organizer. Principal Frontend Consultant at 500Tech, a front-end consultancy in NYC.
You can choose to be a code executer and keep spending your time running code that other people wrote. But a true Jedi developer knows how to use the power of the source. In this session, we will peek under the hood of a famous library and see how much we can learn from it. By the end of this session, you will get both practical tips and motivation to explore open source code and become a Jedi developer, May the source be with you.
Divya Sasidharan is a web developer who is passionate about open source and the web. She is currently a developer advocate at Netlify, and believes that there is a better workflow for building and deploying sites that doesn’t require a server—ask her about the JAMstack. You will most likely find her in the sunniest spot in the room with a cup of tea in hand.
Auth is a a daunting concept to grok, especially for the uninitiated. In addition to the many authentication strategies to choose from, there are also many cloud based authentication services available. Deciding the best authentication strategy for your application can be an incredibly overwhelming decision. In this session, we journey through the steps of securing a web application by taking a bare bones web application and progressively adding authentication to it. In the process of adding authentication, we will demystify the wonderful world of web authentication to take our web security skills to the next level!
In addition to covering a real world example, I will be covering simple tools and techniques you can use to start integrating authentication into applications without the stress.
I’ll be jamming live on stage with my guitar to demo every code example, and we’ll also use WebRTC to jam with friends across the world! After this talk, you will be familiar with the principles behind pedal sound effects and how to create them in code. Let’s rock the Web 🤘!
Ashley Jean is a software engineer at mdlogix and a part-time Computer Science graduate student who resides in Baltimore, Maryland. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys reading and hosting book club gatherings. Additionally, she enjoys organizing events in Baltimore for folks learning to code. She is a co-organizer for the Baltimore Hackathon and sits on the industry advisory board for Code in the Schools.
You could argue that web accessibility is the most important consideration when building web applications. Web accessibility enables an inclusive experience for all. Yet it tends to be overlooked due to its complex nature. Let’s change that!
Recently, I was tasked with creating a company-wide web accessibility plan. I drafted a plan, collaborated with the team, and the result is now the standard for our applications. In this talk, we will discuss how I constructed this plan and the lessons learned. Lastly, I will give you tips you can use for your own accessibility plan–not just create one, but get it adopted as part of the fabric of your team.
Hacker Founder. During the day I’m CTO of GreenHome, a sustainable scale up from Amsterdam, during the evening I build my own drones and try to do all kind of fun stuff with them.
Michael Szul has spent almost two decades in software engineering in industries as diverse as insurance, energy, travel, and higher education. He has worked in both application and product development, as well as framework creation, code generation, API building, and machine learning. Szul is the co-host of the Codepunk podcast–a podcast about programming, technology, and the digital lifestyle. He records programming tutorials on YouTube, blogs at codepunk.io, edits the Bots + Beer email newsletter, speaks at conferences, and is also a Microsoft MVP in Developer Technologies. He is the author of an upcoming book on building chatbots with TypeSript and the Bot Framework.
Tommy O'Keefe is a full stack developer at NPR, formerly a full stack developer at Atlantic Media Strategies, the digital consultancy of The Atlantic magazine. Currently he is writing a lot of TypeScript for voice platforms like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
Tommy thinks of himself as a “life long learner” and is always looking for connections between the world of technology and other fields of study. When he isn’t writing code, he can often be found hanging out with his family, riding his bicycle, or reading a book and drinking good coffee.
Have you considered using TypeScript but can’t bring yourself to take the plunge? Are you worried that the cost will outweigh the benefits? As someone who has gone all in on TypeScript I’ll detail my journey from TypeScript skeptic to TypeScript fanboy using examples from real world usage at NPR.