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July 15-18, 2019
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Felix Rieseberg

Felix Rieseberg
Senior Staff Engineer, Slack


Felix Rieseberg is a senior staff engineer and tech lead at Slack. He’s a comaintainer of Electron and maintainer of numerous open source libraries, focusing on JavaScript and Node.js. His recent work includes Slack’s desktop apps, O’Reilly’s Introducing Electron, and experiments like windows95.


1:45pm2:25pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: E141/142
Felix Rieseberg (Slack)
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Chances are high that you’re already using desktop software built with JavaScript—apps like Slack, Visual Studio Code, or WhatsApp use the framework Electron to combine native code with the conveniences of Node.js and web technologies. Felix Rieseberg walks you through Electron and the upsides and downsides of building apps with JavaScript. Read more.