JavaScript

Past Presentations

Reinventing npmjs.com

The npm website has some catching up to do. It began as the homepage for a fledgling open source project and it has grown to become the foremost resource for over 600,000 packages in the npm registry. It now needs to keep up with the expectations of modern users and evolve into something...

Katie Fenn Software Engineer @npm
Programming the Cloud with TypeScript

JavaScript has been applied to a wide variety of domains over the last few decades - from web to server and IoT to serverless.  One domain that has resisted this trend is Cloud Infrastructure, which is still largely managed by copy/pasting YAML files or pointing and clicking in web...

Luke Hoban CTO @PulumiCorp & TypeScript Co-Creator
Bringing JAMStack to the Enterprise

As application development trends toward smarter devices our server strategy is beginning to see a shift as well. Application servers written in node.js are beginning to thin out as more and more logic lives directly on content delivery networks and individual devices.   This past year my...

Jamund Ferguson Web Platform Team Lead @PayPal
Build Node.js APIs using Serverless

Serverless lets you focus on coding and testing instead of provisioning infrastructure, configuring web servers, debugging your configuration, managing security settings, and all the drudgery normally associated with getting an app up and running. In this session with, you’ll discover how to...

Simona Cotin Cloud Developer Advocate @Microsoft
Hello Quantum Developers World - Yet Another Frontier for JavaScript

In this talk, participants will come to know the underlying principles of Quantum Computing and how it differs from Classical Computing, how and why it is evolving so fast and how to take it from the hands of researchers and put it in the hands of developers thus making way for the so-promised...

Miguel Ramalho MSc Student @UPorto (University of Porto)
JS � Character Encodings

Character encodings can be confusing for every developer, providing pitfalls even for the most experienced ones, so a lot of the time we want to end up with something that “just works” without an in-depth understanding of the involved concepts. In this talk, Anna will give an overview...

Anna Henningsen Node.js Developer

Interviews

Peter Elger Co-Founder & CEO @fourtheorem

The Fast Track to AI with Javascript and Serverless

What is the work that you are doing today?

A lot of our work involves three threads. We're very active in serverless. And a lot of that is actually looking at legacy world challenged platforms and helping transform them into systems that can run in a serverless way. There's a lot of organizations that have realized that the economic operating model for cloud and...

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Chris Biscardi Product Engineer @Honeycomb

Parallelizing Product Development with GraphQL

What are you doing these days? 

I work at Honeycomb, improving people's access to observervability. I work on product and anything related to the product. I'll go visit customers and help them do integrations, or I will change the UI or change the way that we're doing the data fetching. Things like that.

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Emily Nakashima Engineer @Honeycomb & Co-Organizer of the AndConf Code Retreat / Unconference

Observable JS Apps

Tell me a bit about managing the product team at Honeycomb.

We are a super small startup, we're scaling up quickly. The interesting thing that my team is tasked with is creating new ways to visualize and understand complex distributed systems. The tool is in a space between log aggregator, metrics, tracing — the intersection of all those kinds of tools. The most interesting thing that we do...

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Colin Eberhardt Technology Director @Scott_Logic

WebAssembly (And the Death of JavaScript?)

What is the focus of your work today?

I’m the Technology Director of Scott Logic, a UK-based consultancy that provides bespoke software solutions for our financial services clients. The main focus of my day-to-day work is meeting with clients, understanding their problems, and finding ways in which they can capitalise on new tools and technologies.

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Katie Fenn Software Engineer @npm

Reinventing npmjs.com

What is the focus of your work today?

Developing npm’s websites and services.

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Jamund Ferguson Web Platform Team Lead @PayPal

Bringing JAMStack to the Enterprise

Tell me a bit about what you worked on last year.

After QCon last year I started this consumer web platform team at PayPal, I had convinced my boss and a couple of the higher ups that we needed a full on front-end infrastructure team. And we started playing around with how we can get apps to be more performant, more stable, better developer experience, easier to deploy, all that...

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