Engineering the Future of Software
29–31 Oct 2018: Tutorials & Conference
31 Oct–1 Nov 2018: Training
London, UK

Reference architectures for modern web apps: The good, the bad, and the ugly (sponsored by NearForm)

Paul Savage (NearForm)
14:1515:05 Monday, 29 October 2018
Location: Windsor Suite
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What you'll learn

  • Explore modern JavaScript development


More and more enterprises are developing modern applications centered on Node.js. Key Node.js contributor Paul Savage asks, “What’s missing?” With no de facto reference architectures yet for full stack JavaScript apps, many enterprises are struggling to get repeatable success. Paul shares a warts-and-all dive into modern JavaScript development, covering npm, security, performance, and how projects like Node.js are being maintained.

This session is sponsored by NearForm.

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Paul Savage


Paul Savage is COO at NearForm, where he combines technical skills and business experience to enthuse and motivate colleagues and customers alike. Paul has more than 20 years of experience in software development and management. He started his career as a software engineer in the telecoms sector in Aldiscon and then Logica Mobile Networks; served as CEO in a number of funded start­up companies, including Speirtech and Zolk C; and was a product center manager within the TSSG Research Group. Paul is a UCD electronic engineering graduate. He classifies himself as a “juggler,”­ literally and metaphorically, which helps him keep his head while others are losing theirs.