Developers and luminaries from all corners of the web gathered in San Francisco on July 25, 2014 to kick off the first ever Forward JS Rally. NewCircle was excited to be there to capture, and share, these forward-thinking presentations.
We'll be publishing a video from the rally every day for the month of August, right here, so keep checking back!
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Christian Heilmann addresses the next generation of questions we face for the web. How can we make the web we rely on better, faster, more accessible to millions of new developers and publishers?
Animations do more than just make your website look cool, they are a third dimension with which we communicate. Courtney Hemphill looks at animation, motion, good design, and the math behind it all.
Amy Palamountain takes a critical look at patterns being applied in common MVC frameworks to see if they give us ways of handling state and events in a scaleable, maintainable fashion.
HTML5 is constantly evolving, and features are constantly created and implemented, but are these new features ready for mobile? Tomomi Imura, a self-proclaimed "mobile geek," gives her two cents.
DeNA recently converted all of their existing APIs over to using promises. Bryan English shares how they did it and what they learned along the way.
Software peer review is essential on a modern development team. Learn how to keep your code healthy, and your people happy in this 15 minute talk from Forward JS.
Ari Lerner believes that testing is a core aspect of development. This talk is about Angular, and testing in Angular, but the approaches discussed are universal to front-end applications alike.
Bryan Hughes focuses on exciting new features for ES6 that fewer people are talking about, like, Destructing Assignment, Computed Property Names, the “for…of” statement, the Rest and Spread Operators.
Building a unidirectional web app means having your data flow in one direction. Jake Verbaten talks about structuring a unidirectional application and a library he’s been working on called Mercury.
Erik Bryn looks at four specifications (Custom Elements, Templates, HTML Import, Shadow DOM), code and concepts, that are sure to get newbies up to speed with this exciting and developing world.
Bill Fisher and Jing Chen talk about Flux and React, how they use an application architecture with a single direction data flow, and how doing this cleans up a lot of their code.
Learn how to ask the right questions and consider the right variables when deciding on the best framework for your project.
Erin Swenson-Healey on how you can use generators in ECMAScript 6 to continue to leverage the power of the single-threaded event loop while writing expressive, simple code in a direct, top-down style.
Guy Bedford talks about how the new spec changes how we optimize for performance, and how we can begin transitioning to multiplexing workflows today.
Peter De Croos gives you a jumpstart on ECMAScript 6 generators, and lays the groundwork for you to actually start using them in his talk from Forward JS.
Diane Tate, Program Manager at Mozilla talks about how developers can use their skills to give back to the web in this talk from Forward JS.
Leith Abdulla talks about Internationalization (i18n) and how Coursera automates this on the front-end in this talk from Forward JS.