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Steve Kinney: Bringing Back the 1990s: The Revenge of JavaScript Style Sheets | JSConf EU 2017

2 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/steve-kinney-bringing-back-the-1990s-the-revenge-of-javascript-style-sheets.html JavaScript Style Sheets (JSSS) was a technology introduced by Netscape in 1996. Chances are, you’ve never heard of JSSS, since it was available in Netscape Communicator 4.0. They allowed you to define custom styling rules for your web pages. You’re probably more familiar with its competitor at the time—CSS. They were pretty cool though. […]

Jessica Tran: Hacking My Anxiety With Open-Source technology | JSConf EU 2017

3 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/jessica-tran-pavlovs-dog-foucaults-panopticon-hacking-my-anxiety-with-opensource-technology.html Star Trek video at the end was edited out for copyright reasons. Watch it here www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA6XxM3LARk Research shows that by simply regulating their breathing, one may experience less fear, anxiety, and improve memory. Sure, we all could strive to become more mindful and self-aware, but in true programmer fashion, I ask, “why not use […]

Denis Radin: Applying NASA coding standards to JavaScript | JSConf EU 2017

3 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/denis-radin-applying-nasa-coding-standards-to-javascript.html Jet Propulsion Laboratory – scientific institution making research and development for NASA. Their portfolio includes such famous missions as Curiosity Mars rover and Voyager probe which left solar system after 25 years of flight and still providing scientific information. High level of automation and long duration of missions led to superior demands to software […]

John Fawcett: Invisible Code: Building JavaScript Libraries For Non-Tech People | JSConf EU 2017

3 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/john-fawcett-Invisible-code-building-javascript-libraries-for-non-technical-people.html The vast majority of website owners (and therefore JavaScript users) are non-technical. They don’t know how to copy-paste an embed code, much less how to use ES7 or React. But these website owners have a right to the same high quality tools we use every day. By building tools which can be dropped into […]

Claudia Hernández: Down the Rabbit Hole: Javascript in Wonderland | JSConf EU 2017

4 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/claudia-hernndez-down-the-rabbit-hole-javascript-in-wonderland.html What even makes sense in Javascript ? For a language originally created in 10 days it surely has a lot of quirks and perks many JS developers are unaware of. Sometimes, it might even seem like we fell down the rabbit hole only to find that NaN is actually a Number, undefined can be […]

Paul Verbeek-Mast: Calendar / Kalender / تقويم (aka, the fun of locali[zs]ation) | JSConf EU 2017

4 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/paul-verbeekmast-calendar-kalender-aka-the-fun-of-localizsation.html In a few months time, I had created a new calendar for our partners at Booking.com. Months? Yes, months. Creating a calendar that works correctly all across the world for 42 different languages and even more locales, is not something that you do in a week. In this talk I will talk to you […]

Maggie Pint: Sharing is Caring – Patterns for JavaScript Library Design | JSConf EU 2017

4 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/maggie-pint-sharing-is-caring-patterns-for-javascript-library-design.html Do you want to show your caring for the JavaScript community by doing some sharing? At work, are you thinking that the code you keep pasting in project after project should become an internal library? The key to creating a great library is designing an API that people love using. We will walk through […]

Christian Kästner: How to Break an API: How Community Values Influence Practices | JSConf EU 2017

4 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/christian-kaestner-how-to-break-an-api-how-community-values-influence-practices.html Breaking the API of a package can create severe disruptions downstream, but package maintainers have flexibility in whether and how to perform a change. Through interviews and a survey, we found that developers within a community or platform often share cohesive practices (e.g., semver, backporting, synchronized releases), but that those practices differ from community […]

Irina Shestak: knock-knock-who-there-file-compression-TALK-FINAL-4.tar.trz.bz2.gz | JSConf EU 2017

4 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/irina-shestak-knockknockwhotherefilecompressiontalkfinal4tartrzbz2gz.html Fade in. An opened terminal window. iTerm2 is the flavour. Dracula, the theme. You split the panes in two. You are at it again: a stash of audio buffers and that dream of manipulating a lossless file. With node as your language of choice you embark on the night. You manipulate, you transform, you […]

Emil Bay: Keeping passwords safe in 2017 | JSConf EU 2017

4 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/emil-bay-keeping-passwords-safe-in-2017.html Every other week there seems to be a new dump of cracked passwords, hurting innocent and unbeknownst users. It seems as if keeping users passwords safe is an herculean task, even beyond the most resourceful organisations. However it doesn’t have to be. Password hashing is a important discipline in cryptography. Securing passwords has become […]

Meno Abels: Weakest Link | JSConf EU 2017

4 weeks ago
2017.jsconf.eu/speakers/meno-abels-weakest-link.html Https is the new normal. We all knew that the CAs are not working properly. The chain of trust between the website and “me” is founded on the believe of the “green lock”. If we dissect this chain of trust we find the “weakest link” the private-key’s. This discovery leads to question how we […]