The Evolution of the "Web App"

4:30pm–5:00pm Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Application architectures
Location: Salon 12/13/14/15
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Single page apps have become a legitimate part of the web, but what role should they play? Where do they shine? Where do they fail? How should we think about them and how can we evaluate tools for building them? Henrik will opine on the tradeoffs of abstractions and frameworks, share his approaches, and attempt to gaze into the future.

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Henrik Joreteg


Henrik Joreteg is a a partner and lead JS developer at &yet, where he’s written scores of JS apps in dozens of different ways. At &yet, he provides consulting and training on JavaScript and HTML5 applications. He’s has been building ambitious client-side applications professionally with all manner of tools since before Backbone.js came onto the scene. He’s known for explaining complex concepts and tools using simple, easy-to-follow analogies. To get a taste of his teaching style, you can read his explanation of Reactive programming or his intro to Redux post.

Henrik has pioneered many techniques for building stateful JavaScript applications, especially those with a real-time aspect. Most recently, he lead development on the Ampersand.js framework that has seen rapid adoption among many prominent Backbone.js developers. He also created the SimpleWebRTC library, is the author of the book Human JavaScript, and frequently speaks at JavaScript events. Having released nearly 100 JavaScript libraries, Henrik believes in open source and wants to help developers push the Web to the next level. You can follow him on Twitter at @HenrikJoreteg or keep an eye out for his posts on the &yet blog.

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Henrik Joreteg
04/27/2015 12:56am PDT

Slides are here:

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Piero Cena
04/26/2015 5:47pm PDT

Please, could you share your slides here? Thanks in advance