Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Ian James

Ian James
Rapid Prototype Developer, FamilySearch

Ian James is a rapid prototype developer at FamilySearch, where he can usually be found comping screens, running user tests, or deep in complex JavaScript with one of his teammates. Previously, Ian worked for industry-leading game developers in a variety of startups. He’s passionate about the process of bringing thoughts to life. Time and time again, he finds his way to the middle of the action because that’s where he loves to be. After studying the visual fine arts for more than a decade as a youth, Ian received a degree in physics and illustration.


9:00am12:30pm Monday, July 16, 2018
Live coding
Location: C123/124
Level: Intermediate
Ian James (FamilySearch), Matthew Larson (FamilySearch)
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Many popular services like Uber and Google Docs employ real-time data to engage users, but traditional web technologies like REST and Ajax were not designed for the real-time web. Ian James and Matthew Larson share an alternative approach to real-time data using Redux and WebSockets that is straightforward and scalable. And just to spice things up, you'll learn it by building a multiplayer game. Read more.