Presentations from 2021

Thursday September 30th, 2021 8PM

James Steinbach

Building Forms Mobile Users Will Love

Users on mobile devices benefit the most from appropriate system keyboard suggestions and help, but ...

Justin Dorfman

What Keeps me up at Night

Why the current state of the JavaScript ecosystem scares the 💩 out of me. We'll explore what's wron...

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Thursday August 26th, 2021 8PM

Jon Jandoc

How I learned to stop worrying and love atomic CSS

One of front-end development's biggest challenges has always been creating scalable, reusable CSS pa...

James M Snell

Adding Streams to Node.js.... Again.

One of the single most popular feature requests for the Node.js platform is the implementation of th...

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Thursday July 29th, 2021 8PM

Varun Vachhar

Noise in Creative Coding

Ever wonder how clouds, landscapes or flow fields are generated for video games and special effects?...

Hala Al-Adwan

My Experience with Different Remote Environments

I've been in So Cal tech for over 15 years having built, scaled and advised engineering organization...


Thursday June 24th, 2021 8PM

Drew Baker

How I taught UCLA to build websites

Over the past two months, I’ve been working with the UCLA Library’s team of seven developers, teachi...

James Hush

Building a Feature Factory

“Deliver more, high-quality features that customers love faster.” Is the mantra of the Remo engineer...


Thursday May 27th, 2021 8PM

Alex Roytman

Low-code and JavaScript are a match made in heaven!

I'd like to talk about how JavaSript/Node.js development could benefit from low-code. It used to be...

Justin Higgins

10k hours? 86,400 seconds to get good at sales and marketing

I like building things but I know nothing about getting people to use them. How I built and grew 24...

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Thursday April 29th, 2021 8PM

Hima Tammineedi

Screen Recording, but with HTML not Pixels

I asked myself - would it be possible to make screen recordings on my computer without the results b...

Sam Sweeney

Just the Right Amount of JS: Building Reactive Apps With Stimulus Reflex

I want to talk about how I built a real-time trivia application using Stimulus Reflex (https://docs....

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Thursday March 25th, 2021 8PM

Sam Scott

We built our own programming language, Polar: hear why and what we learned along the way.

We built our own programming language, Polar: hear why and what we learned along the way. At the be...

Erin McKean

The Lazy Dev's Guide to Documentation

Do you want to know how to get the maximum benefit of good documentation with the minimum amount of ...

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Thursday February 25th, 2021 8PM

Jonathan Ong

Don't be constrained by your framework

When engineers start developing on node.js, they'll quickly start using a framework like Express, Ha...

Michael Zick

How to Handle Difficult People at Work

I'd like to talk about handling difficult people and effective communication at work. Having been on...

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Thursday January 28th, 2021 8PM

Angus Perkerson

Death to Legacy Code! Long Live Legacy Code!

The story of my trials and tribulations of 3 years, trying to completely rewrite REXhomes.com from a...

Thom Meredith

Interaction Design and Dev at ArtCenter College of Design

The interaction design and development pedagogy of ArtCenter College of Design and why we decided on...

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