Panel: Rethinking Our Relationship with the Frontend

Each of the track speakers joins together in a panel about how the front-end is changing in today’s high velocity, domain-focused teams. Our panel includes experts across the full stack and will be geared to (not just the front-end developer) but to how the front is changing what we think of full-stack development.


Speaker

Brian LeRoux

Co-founder & CTO @Begin, created and maintains OpenJS Architect, maintains Enhance.dev

Brian is the co-founder of Begin.com, the best way to build Functional Web Apps (FWAs). He is the creator and maintainer of OpenJS Architect, an open-source framework for generating and deploying AWS standard SAM/CloudFormation and coined the term FWA. Also a maintainer of the recently shipped Enhance.dev which is the first HTML framework. You can catch him @brianleroux on Twitter where he talks about open source, JavaScript, serverless, FWA, and other web developer stuff.

 

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Brian Douglas

Co-founder & CEO @saucedopen, previously led Developer Advocacy by showcasing newest features @Github

Brian Douglas is the founder and CEO of Open Sauced where he works on increasing the knowledge and insights of open-source communities. In the past he’s lead Developer Advocacy at GitHub by fostering a community of early adopters through content creation showcasing the newest Github features.

Brian has a passion for open-source and loves mentoring new contributors through Open Sauced, the platform that empowers the best developers to work in open-source.

 

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Laurie Voss

Data Analyst @Netlify

Laurie Voss has been a web developer for 26 years and is passionate about making the web bigger, better and more accessible to users and developers alike. Previously the co-founder of npm, Inc. he currently works as a data evangelist at Netlify, gathering strategic data about trends in the web development industry and relaying them to the web development community.

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Alex Cole

Software Engineer @convex_dev, previously @Asana

Alex is a software engineer at Convex, building Convex’s reactive backend-as-a-service platform. He’s passionate about reactivity, TypeScript, databases, GraphQL, and mountains. Previously he worked at Asana, leading the Client Infrastructure team.

 

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Everyone Can Be a Full-Stack Engineer

Wednesday Oct 26 / 10:35AM PDT

Serverless infrastructure makes it easier than ever to eliminate the boundary between frontend and backend. When engineers own the entire stack, they can focus less on rebuilding the same infrastructure and more on what matters: the user experience.

Alex Cole

Software Engineer @convex_dev, previously @Asana

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Wednesday Oct 26 / 11:50AM PDT

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Brian Douglas

Co-founder & CEO @saucedopen, previously led Developer Advocacy by showcasing newest features @Github

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Enhance: SSR for Web Components

Wednesday Oct 26 / 04:10PM PDT

Building web apps is often characterized as painful, complex, and time consuming. There are many tools, libraries, frontend frameworks, and opinions about how to fix that problem… but they come with a catch. The frontend ecosystem is fractured into incompatible niches.

Brian LeRoux

Co-founder & CTO @Begin, created and maintains OpenJS Architect, maintains Enhance.dev

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What the Data Says: Emerging Technical Trends in Front-End and How They Affect You

Wednesday Oct 26 / 01:40PM PDT

Over the last 30 years of web development a predictable cycle has appeared in the adoption, commoditization and eventual abstraction of major new technical trends in web development.

Laurie Voss

Data Analyst @Netlify