Session Schedule

Session Schedule2019-01-07T06:25:51+00:00

Tuesday

No Sessions

Wednesday

No Sessions

Thursday

8:00 AM

Building Mobile Applications with the Ionic Framework

Presented by: Robert Lair
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Have you wanted to start developing mobile applications, but have found that selecting the right technology, framework, and language is overwhelming? Ionic provides a framework that allows developers to build applications using familiar web technologies in order to produce a native application...

Room: CypressTrack: MobileTags: Javascript, MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

End to End Testing with Cypress

Presented by: Avindra Fernando
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Lots of companies are investing in end to end testing to release high quality software and remain competitive in today’s market. But, end to end testing also come with a set of challenges that we have to overcome. Setting up, writing, running, and debugging these tests could be challenging and...

Room: OrangeTrack: Software QualityTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

The UX of Configuration Files

Presented by: Eemeli Aro
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Developers are people too, and should be your primary concern when designing an interface for them to configure your tools and libraries. In other words, there are better options than JSON available, but they each come with associated costs and limitations. How well do JSON5, YAML and TOML play with...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

How I overcame my fear of JavaScript

Presented by: Kim DelSenno
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

As a front- end developer, my current job has me using HTML, CSS, and a little bit of JavaScript. In this talk, I am going to walk you through exactly how I got over a major career slump and overcame my fear of going deeper into the world of JavaScript. I will walk you through how I learned to use...

Room: Salon HTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

TDD Designer Style: Styleguide Driven Development

Presented by: Matthew LaForest
Time: Thursday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Developers have adopted a number of techniques to help speed development of their products. Leveraging tests to help them design the interfaces to their underlying pieces (classes, functions, components, etc.). For a long time the interface between designers and developers has been a continual rough...

Room: Salon ETrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
9:15 AM

Angular and The Case for RxJS

Presented by: Sandi Barr
Time: Thursday 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

When choosing Angular to build a front end app, it can seem like RxJS is just one more thing to learn, and there’s no easy transition coming from another framework. But RxJS is efficient and expressive! We declare relationships between entities, describing the what not the how. The basic sequence...

Room: OrangeTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Functional Programming, JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
10:30 AM

Vue 3.0 Smaller, Faster & Stronger

Presented by: Dan Vega
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Vue.JS has quickly become one of the most popular JavaScript frameworks around. The Vue Core Team is getting ready to release the third major version of the framework and it's packed with new features and performance updates. In this presentation, I will show off some of those new features such...

Room: CypressTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Building a Custom CSS Framework Was Easier Than I Thought

Presented by: Nate Taylor
Time: Thursday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

If you're like me, you've used several different front end frameworks such as Bootstrap, SemanticUI and others. You've enjoyed that they give you consistent components and layout. But perhaps you've been frustrated by those same tools. It could be that every site you have created with them looks...

Room: NileTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
11:45 AM

An Introduction to WebAssembly

Presented by: Guy Royse
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Want to write a web application? Better get familiar with JavaScript JavaScript has long been the king of front-end. While there have been various attempts to dethrone it, they have typically involved treating JavaScript as an assembly-language analog that you transpile your code to. This has lead...

Room: ZambeziTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Securing Your API Endpoints - A Practical Authentication Guide

Presented by: Seth Petry-Johnson
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

It's never been easier to expose services over HTTP. It's also never been easier to inadvertently expose security holes via those same services. This session is designed for the average developer/architect that wants a brief overview of API security without getting into the weeds of cryptography...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: SecurityTags: .NET, Javascript, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Impress Your Boss with Interactive Visualizations

Presented by: Tim Garvin
Time: Thursday 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

We all have little troves of data lying around, begging to be analyzed. In this session, we’ll talk about how to visualize your data to tell the story you want. Whether you’re trying to decide what support ticket to work on next, convincing your team it’s safe to let you rewrite a module, or...

Room: Salon DTrack: UI/DesignTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
1:00 PM

Unclogging Your Code: Linting 101

Presented by: Hannah Stannard
Time: Thursday 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Consider your code base to be the dryer and the lint to be the stuff you really shouldn't be doing. Without a linter, all that fuzz is going to be trapped in your code! If you don't take care of this lint, your dryer will catch fire, much like your code base (also known as a dumpster fire). Join me...

Room: Salon DTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
3:30 PM

JavaScript the Grumpy Parts

Presented by: Rob Richardson
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We love JavaScript, but we must admit: it's weird. Why does `this` behave as it does? How does variable scope work? Why do we have such comical behavior when comparing mixed types? Let's pull back the covers of these scenarios, and learn how it truely works. You may find a new reason to fall in...

Room: Indigo BayTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Advanced

Fun, Friendly Computer Science

Presented by: Mercedes Bernard
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Computer science concepts like Big O Notation, set theory, data structures, and principles of object-oriented programming sound intimidating, but they don’t have to be! This talk will dive into some fundamental computer science topics and debunk the myth that only ‘real’ programmers know...

Room: Salon ETrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

TerseScript: JavaScript with 6 characters or less

Presented by: Mike Hand
Time: Thursday 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Let's explore the unique properties of JavaScript and learn how to write ANYTHING using only brackets, parentheses, plus, and bang. When you go back to using your full keyboard, you'll do it with a better understanding of JavaScript and some of it's, um, "features." Some of these hacks should NOT be...

Room: RosewoodTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
4:45 PM

Human Readable JavaScript: Using ES2015+ to Craft Better Code

Presented by: Laurie Barth
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Love JavaScript? Awesome! Hate JavaScript? That's ok! In the past, JavaScript hasn’t always been easy to read; lots of dollar signs and slick one-liners do not a sustainable, high-longevity language make. The good news is that things have gotten better! Lots of ECMAScript 2015 (and beyond)...

Room: Sagewood / ZebrawoodTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Testing your UI Components

Presented by: Avindra Fernando
Time: Thursday 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

When our clients give us kudos for releasing high quality applications, it makes us happy. To achieve great levels of quality, we need to thoroughly test our applications. But we know that some forms of testing can be expensive and tedious at times. Unit and integration tests help overcome some of...

Room: RosewoodTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Design (UI/UX/CSS), Javascript, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Friday

8:30 AM

Solving the Boolean Identity Crisis

Presented by: Jeremy Fairbank
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

While powerful in its simplicity and important to computation, the boolean can be limiting in applications. In this talk, briefly explore the history of boolean logic in computation and look at how booleans can become misused in programming languages. Explore examples where booleans obscure the...

Room: CypressTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Functional Programming, Javascript, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Speed, security and simplicity: Creating Container Images with Cloud Native Buildpacks

Presented by: Daniel Mikusa
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Buildpacks are a pluggable, modular, language-agnostic tool that takes application source code and in turn give you an OCI (Open Container Initiative) image which you can run using Docker, Kubernetes or your OCI Runtime of choice. Developers: You no longer need to worry about tedious tasks like...

Room: Salon HTrack: DevOpsTags: .NET, Cloud, Java, Javascript, Ruby/Rails, Python, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Well.. that's ONNX-pected

Presented by: Ron Dagdag
Time: Friday 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

The world of machine learning frameworks is complex. What if we can use the lightest framework for inferencing on edge devices? That’s the idea behind ONNX format. Attend this session and find out how to train models using the framework of your choice, save or convert models into ONNX, and deploy...

Room: RosewoodTrack: DataTags: .NET, Cloud, Big Data, Javascript, Other, PythonFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
9:45 AM

Burn It Down and Start Again: Principles of Modern JavaScript

Presented by: Joe Morgan
Time: Friday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Heard about the latest JavaScript syntax? Seems like a day doesn’t pass without a language update. And with all the focus on syntax changes, it’s easy to miss the subtle principles driving JavaScript. Modern JavaScript doesn’t just have new tools, it’s composed differently. Don’t use a...

Room: ZambeziTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Building a super performant GossipGirl.com in Gatsby in under 50 Minutes

Presented by: Jennifer Wadella
Time: Friday 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Hey, Upper East Siders, Gossip Girl here bringing you the scoop on rapidly building static websites in React. I don’t know about you, but my site is in a major need of an overhaul, so we’re going to rebuild it in under 50 minutes using GatsbyJS. We’ll make SEO look hot and blow some minds with...

Room: Salon HTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate
11:00 AM

Explain it to me like I'm 5: Oauth2 & OpenID

Presented by: Daniel Mikusa
Time: Friday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Oauth2 and OpenID are quickly becoming mainstays for application developers. Companies want integrated authentication to reduce security footprints and users expect the convenience of single sign-on. As an application developer, it's up to you to facilitate this in your applications. In this talk,...

Room: Aloeswood / LeopardwoodTrack: SecurityTags: .NET, Cloud, Java, Javascript, SecurityFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
12:15 PM

React State: Redux & Context & Hooks, Oh My!

Presented by: Michael Moran
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

In the age of ephemeral javascript frameworks, ReactJS has lasted 5 years and only grown in popularity as its evolved. Despite its popularity, there is one burning question for anyone working with React: "How should I handle state?". We have many options at our disposal including React component...

Room: CypressTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Intermediate

Practical Functional Programming

Presented by: Jeremy Fairbank
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Functional programming is more than just math and monads. Functional programming empowers developers to solve real problems with safe, predictable, and maintainable code. In this talk, discover the basics of functional programming and how to apply functional concepts in a practical manner. Learn how...

Room: NileTrack: Programming PrinciplesTags: Functional Programming, Javascript, OtherFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview

Calculating Insulin With Automated Carb Counting Using AI, ML and Web Bluetooth

Presented by: Todd Sharp
Time: Friday 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Diabetes is a disease that affects 400 million people worldwide. Managing the disease means eating a healthy diet, getting routine exercise, monitoring blood sugar levels and administering insulin to manage those levels. The good news is that technology exists to help people manage the disease....

Room: MangroveTrack: ArchitectureTags: Cloud, Java, Javascript, MobileFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
2:45 PM

5 Ideas For Writing Better Cloud Native Microservices

Presented by: Todd Sharp
Time: Friday 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

In theory, microservices are easy. The promise of loosely coupled, scalable services that can each be independently built, tested and deployed sounds amazing, doesn’t it? On top of that, each service can be written in whatever language the development deems appropriate – using their framework of...

Room: CypressTrack: ArchitectureTags: Cloud, Java, JavascriptFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview
4:00 PM

Accessibility Audits in Chrome: Easy Steps toward an Inclusive Internet

Presented by: Maranda Provance
Time: Friday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you want to help make the internet a better place for all people? In this talk, you’ll be introduced to the accessibility audits built into Chrome’s dev tools. We’ll walk through the automated tests they provide as well as the helpful information they give on manual testing. By the end of...

Room: Salon DTrack: Web/Front-EndTags: Javascript, Other, TestingFormat: General SessionLevel: Introductory and overview