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Michele Bertoli

Michele Bertoli

Michele is a Front End Engineer with a passion for beautiful UIs. He works at Facebook and authored the book React Design Patterns and Best Practices.

michele.berto.li     @MicheleBertoli

Test like it's 2017

Testing UIs has always been a hard job. In the components era, there are new tools and solutions available that transform completely the way we approach testing. From snapshots, through end-to-end frameworks, to style guide testing. In this talk, we'll see some modern (and creative) testing solutions.

Iheanyi Ekechukwu

Iheanyi Ekechukwu

Iheanyi Ekechukwu is a Software Engineer at DigitalOcean, living in Brooklyn, NY. He enjoys working with Ember.js and Go and also making videos for Egghead.

iheanyi.com     @kwuchu

gRPC and Protobufs

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Claudia Hernandez

Claudia Hernández

Claudia Hernández is senior frontend developer at Dailymotion in Paris. She has previously worked on projects for companies such as Air France, EDF, Groupe SEB and Aéroport de Paris. Claudia has a computer science background and loves learning emerging web technologies. When she is not coding, chances are you’ll find her reading a book ! Claudia also loves travelling and discovering new cultures.

@koste4

Down the Rabbit Hole: Javascript in Wonderland

What even makes sense in Javascript ? For a language originally created in 10 days it surely has a lot of quirks and perks many JS developers are unaware of. Sometimes, it might even seem like we fell down the rabbit hole only to find that NaN is actually a Number, undefined can be defined, +!![] equals 1, Array.sort()may not work as you suspected and so much other nonsense that can trip any JS developer's mind.

This talk is a collection of Javascript’s oddities and unexpected behaviors that hopefully will prevent some future headaches and help understand the language that we all love in a more deeper and meaningful way.

Felix Palmer

Felix Palmer

Coming from a physics background, Felix got into software by writing games in Flash. Since then he has spent time working in London and Silicon Valley, working with a wide range of technologies, from mobile to cloud, server to web. He enjoys combining the visual with the technical and is excited about the opportunities WebGL brings. He is one of the founders of Procedural, where he works on creating 3D visualizations, such as those seen on piste.io.

pheelicks.com     @pheeelicks

Safari in Safari

WebGL is now widely available on desktop and mobile. When Apple announced support for WebGL in Safari, I decided to recreate the Safari logo in 3D to celebrate. This talk will cover the technical details on how something like this can be built using nothing but JavaScript. Using the THREE.js library, I'll show you how you can build up your own scenes from geometric primitives, apply materials, lighting and more to create compelling 3D experiences.

Alessandro Cinelli

Alessandro Cinelli

Alessandro Cinelli (a.k.a. cirpo) is currently working in London as Lead developer. He loves playing with programming languages and giving back to the community. When he was in Italy he has been a board member of the Italian PHP, Javascript User Group and WEBdeBS, co-organizing several events such as agileday, phpDay, jsDay, nosqlday and Nodejsconf. These days he is busy co-organizing tech events with @WEBdeLDN in London.

@cirpo

The evolution of asynchronous JavaScript

One of JavaScript’s strengths is how it handles asynchrony. Async is one of the most important and often misunderstood part of Javascript or any other language. We will see how dealing with asynchrony in JavaScript evolved over the years. It all started with callbacks, it landed on generators and..

Alex Sexton

Alex Sexton

Alex lives in Austin TX and works as a front-end infrastructure engineer at Stripe. He is on the Modernizr core team, and previously served on the jQuery Board of Directors, which is now The JavaScript Foundation. He enjoys contributing to open source. You might be interested in his internationalization library, messageformat.js. He also runs the Texas JavaScript conference in Austin, TX.

alexsexton.com     @SlexAxton

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