Track: Next gen HTML5 and JS


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The web is changing, what's coming next?

Track Host:
Jarrod Overson
Software Engineer at Shape Security
Jarrod has been developing on the web for over 15 years in both startups and global companies and currently works at Shape Security. He founded Gossamer to help bootstrap companies into developing for the modern web and has provided free community training on everything from node to backbone. Jarrod is an active proponent and contributor to open source, creator of Plato, and a member of the Grunt, Marionette, and ES-Analysis teams. @jsoverson
10:35am - 11:25am

by Jason Strimpel
Staff Software Engineer at WalmartLabs

Often business needs and developer needs are at odds when developing public facing web applications, sites that need to be indexed by search engines. Business is primarily concerned with factors such as search engine optimization, SEO, improving visitor retention and reducing bounce rates, while engineering is more concerned with improving developer ergonomics, code re-usage, separation of concerns, and code maintenance.

This talk aims to describe a solution that satisfies both...

11:50am - 12:40pm

by Rob Dodson
Developer Advocate at Google

The way to build something big, is to start small. With Web Components we can create composable elements which fit together like Legos, giving us the tools we need to build complex structures out of simple pieces.

In this talk we’ll dive into the Web Component ecosystem to show you how easy it is to use off-the-shelf components to create gorgeous multi-device applications. We’ll also take a look at some new tools that make it super easy to go from zero to working prototype in no time...

1:40pm - 2:30pm

by Dan Glegg
Senior Engineer of Web Services at Riot Games

Join Dan Glegg as he describes how Riot Games blends web technologies and service-oriented architecture to serve the passionate League of Legends community. 

Dan will present the tools that Riot has developed to deliver user interfaces as a service, as well as the inner workings of the relevant web components and oEmbed standard.

Learn how this technique empowers engineering teams to own their value stream and enables Riot to provide richer web experiences to players.

2:55pm - 3:45pm

by Omer Shapira
Engineering Manager at LinkedIn

HTTP/2 is right around the corner - Java9 and all upcoming versions of major browsers support it, & EcmaScript 6 and HTML imports benefit from it. While HTTP/2 can be seen as a “faster replacement for HTTP”, the story does not end there. HTTP/2 standardizes the foundations behind real-time Web with persistent connections, resource multiplexing and request prioritization.

This talk will introduce HTTP/2 (and SPDY), explore the impact the protocol is on application design, and go...

4:10pm - 5:00pm

by Heather Brysiewicz
Founder and CEO of 4EA, Inc

Ember is a powerful MVC JavaScript framework that automagically makes a developer's life easier. Unwrap some of the mystery around how Ember works so that you can harness all it has to offer and build the most ambitious of web applications.

No Video from this talk will be available for download, after request of the speaker.

5:25pm - 6:15pm

by Richard Kasperowski
QCon Open Space Facilitator

Open Space

Join Jarrod Overson, our speakers, and other attendees as we discuss HTML5, JavaScript, and other web practices and innovations!

What is Open Space?

Every day at QConSF, we’ll open space five times, once for each track. Open Space is a kind of unconference, a simple way to run productive meetings for 5 to 2000 or more people, and a powerful way to lead any kind of organization in everyday practice and extraordinary change.




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