Videos

John Brown: (math == art && art == code) | JSConf US 2015

2 years ago
The formula for a Bezier curve is beautiful. Using sine and cosine to create orbiting objects is dazzling. L-systems create fractals through elegant simplicity. Developers, as a group, may be losing site of the beauty that code can create. Designers by the bunch are picking up a keyboard and creating amazing pieces, but it’s happening […]

Jafar Husain: Async Programming in ES7 | JSConf US 2015

2 years ago
Currently there are ES7 features proposed for async programming that have never been seen in a programming language before. If accepted, these proposals could allow entire JS applications to be written without a single callback! By providing the same level of support for async functions as regular functions, ES7 could dramatically alter the way everyday […]

Tim Griesser: Making Relational Cool Again (or: JavaScript on ACID) | JSConf US 2015

2 years ago
Who in their right mind would ever want to work with RDBMS anymore. Especially in JavaScript, where you can just call “save” on your JSON and turn it into web-scale BSON, or get to choose between so many levels of DB that we don’t even know which to use. This will be a story about […]

Kate Hudson: Beyond Responsive: Building a mobile web you’re f*ing proud of | JSConf US 2015

2 years ago
Making the mobile web platform better, both for ourselves and for the next two billion users, is one of the most important challenges of our careers. It’s not enough to rely on standards organizations and browser vendors to solve our technical and cultural problems. We’ve got to do more. I’m going to take a look […]

Felipe de Albuquerque: Accessibility and JS: side-by-side | JSConf US 2015

2 years ago
Through out history, JS has been pointed out as the villain when the matter is accessible websites. By presenting some tricks and techniques, we plan to provoke this discussion among developers, and show that Accessibility and JS may live together, as long as you take the right steps. Transcript: gist.github.com/voodootikigod/1e5013ba03b86b60b0b7

Matt Edelman: Nemo. The natural nodejs automation solution | JSConf US 2015

2 years ago
Introducing NemoJS (nemo.js.org, github.com/paypal/nemo), a test and task runner agnostic selenium wrapper – with confit (github.com/krakenjs/confit) for configuration and a plugin architecture for precise customization and modularity. Transcript: gist.github.com/voodootikigod/84fbe0b6838f23099b8a