Emerging Trends in the Frontend

It’s a fascinating time to be a frontend developer! We are seeing the rise of new frameworks that are driving a deeper integration of client and server allowing frontend developers to better leverage the advantages of both. These new technologies equip developers with the tools to build more performant experiences, increase developer productivity and deliver rich, interactive experiences for users. Speakers will discuss how they are leveraging these new frameworks and capabilities to create more flexible, faster and engaging applications for users. 

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Session JavaScript

Streamlining Cloud Development with Deno

Wednesday Oct 4 / 10:35AM PDT

In today's cloud computing landscape, the gap between efficient local development and seamless global deployment frequently presents challenges. The creation of cloud software often demands extensive integration and meticulous plumbing.

Speaker image - Ryan Dahl

Ryan Dahl

Co-Founder & CEO @Deno, Software Engineer Best Known for Creating Node.js

Session Frontend Frameworks

Hydration and Lazy-Loading Are Incompatible

Wednesday Oct 4 / 11:45AM PDT

If your app is slow, the advice is to lazy-load your code and execute less code on startup. That is excellent advice, but it is much harder than it seems because of how hydration works in today's frameworks.

Speaker image - Miško Hevery

Miško Hevery

CTO @Builder.io

Session Client Design

Server Driven UI - Streamlining Mobile Development and Release

Wednesday Oct 4 / 01:35PM PDT

A discussion about server driven UI frameworks for Mobile development.  We'll discuss what they are, why they are starting to become more prevalent, and the spectrum of possible options you can consider when you're looking into an SDUI framework.  We'll also hit on the pros and cons tha

Speaker image - Thomas Chao

Thomas Chao

Principal Engineer @Snowflake, Previously at Uber and Google

Session Applied Cryptography

Combating AI-Generated Fake Images with JavaScript Libraries

Wednesday Oct 4 / 02:45PM PDT

Because images and videos can now be produced with artificial intelligence, it’s increasingly difficult to determine which are real and which are fake. One approach has been to look for “tells” that reveal an image is AI-generated.

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Kate Sills

Software Engineer and Consultant, Previously Lead Engineer on the Zoe Smart Contract Framework at @Agoric

Session Frontend

JavaScript: Empowered by Rust

Wednesday Oct 4 / 03:55PM PDT

Rust is powering the next generation of JavaScript tooling including Turbopack, Rspack, Parcel, SWC, lightningcss, and more. What does this mean for JavaScript developers? Isn’t Rust a low-level language like C?

Speaker image - Chris Biscardi

Chris Biscardi

Independent Full Stack Product Engineer, Educator @rustadventure.dev, Author of "Rust Adventure"


Wednesday Oct 4 / 10:35AM PDT


Track Host

Jeff Wagner

Director of Engineering @Snowflake

Jeff Wagner is currently Director of Engineering at Snowflake where he leads teams building customer facing user experiences. Their work is focused on amplifying the customer’s ability to get more value from their data faster than ever before. Prior to Snowflake, Jeff led UI engineering teams at Netflix across the consumer and studio/enterprise space.  His work focused on personalized experiences for consumers and new experiences to scale global content production.  Jeff is passionate about building and coaching high performing teams, and delivering intuitive and performant user experiences for customers. 

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