Track: Web as Platform

Location: Pacific LMNO

Day of week: Wednesday

All things Browser, from JavaScript Frameworks to Web Assembly.

Track Host:
Kevin Ball
Project Lead & Contributor @ZURBfoundation

Kevin Ball is an experienced web developer and entrepreneur. He has co-founded and acted as CTO for 2 companies, founded the San Diego Javascript Meetup, is a regular presenter at local tech meetups, and consults on software development, communication, and leadership.

10:35am - 11:25am

by Jay Phelps
Senior Software Engineer @Netflix

WebAssembly (aka wasm) is a new, standardized compilation target for the web, shipping in all modern browsers. But since it's so low level it can be difficult to see how it will revolutionize the next generation of web apps–and definitely not just games and C++. This is a game changer for all web developers.

In this talk Jay will reveal what it is, how you can use it today, and the incredible opportunities it will unlock in the...

11:50am - 12:40pm

by Natasha Rooney


The networks which carry websites and app content is constantly changing; and not many of us know how. In the last few years most of our content has moved to being provided over HTTP, but in doing this internet engineers found out that HTTP is too old and clunky for today’s internet content. This talk will go through the issues in HTTP, how HTTP2 was developed using Google’s SPDY experiment, and how QUIC will change everything.

5:25pm - 6:15pm

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