The Web Platform
March 7–8, 2016: Training
March 8–10, 2016: Conference
San Francisco, CA
Alex Russell

Alex Russell
Staff Software Engineer, Google

Website | @slightlylate

Alex Russell is a Staff Software Engineer on Chrome team at Google where he designs new features for the Web Platform and leads Chrome’s Standards work. He’s a member of ECMA TC39 , the committee standardizing JavaScript, and is an elected member of the W3C’s Technical Architecture Group where he works to improve the state of API design for the web.

His recent projects include Web Components, ES6 features including Classes and Promises, and Service Workers. Previously he helped build Chrome Frame and led the Dojo Toolkit project. Alex plays for Team Web.


10:10am–10:30am Wednesday, 03/09/2016
Cross-platforming Salon 8/9
Alex Russell (Google)
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Web apps have long been considered underpowered compared to native mobile apps, but what's really at the root of this perception? Alex Russell describes a new way to build that combines emerging browser features into something that just might answer the question. Read more.