The era of Virtual Reality computing is about to begin. Analysts forecast that VR will become a $30 billion industry by 2020. It’s also a lot of fun. In this talk, Peter O’Shaughnessy teaches us how to build virtual reality web applications for Samsung Gear VR and Google Cardboard, using the new WebVR API along […]


In this talk, Michael Langmayr talks about how GraphQL and Relay can enhance data fetching in your client-side applications. He also makes the case for replacing Redux with Relay and touches on why Facebook felt the need for another data store technology. Watch the video on YouTube below and enjoy 😍: [00:00:07] Hello everybody, so […]


Redux is usually taught with synchronous actions – these are easier to understand but as developers of web apps, we tend to deal with asynchronous actions a lot more often. In this talk, Christopher McDonald compares 3 libraries to assist you with asynchronous Redux actions: redux-thunk, redux-promise, and redux-saga. Chris also compares the different approaches […]


The debate for whether designers should learn to code is not brand new anymore, however, it is a question that still keeps arising and baffling many. In today’s so ever changing digital climate it is quite difficult to pin point what exactly one should do. In her talk, Kristina Olivia talks about how we can […]


It’s time to say goodbye to again, only this time it’s not to enemies (Internet Explorer 6 and 7), but old friends. In this talk, Mike Riethmuller (@MikeRiethmuller) gives a eulogy for some much loved design patterns and techniques we love but sadly don’t need anymore. Warning ⚠️: Mike says “This will be an emotional […]


The onset of HTTP/2 is upon us. Now over 75% of your users browsers support the low-latency transfer protocol, yet adoption has been slow. What does this really mean for us as frontend developers? How can we utilise HTTP/2’s features to deliver fast experiences? Have our best practices become anti-patterns? What is the tooling landscape […]


It’s that time of year again. A new iPhone, a controversial hardware innovation (no headphone jack? Oh no they didn’t!), and a new version of iOS. With iOS 10, there are new features to make Notifications more useful, such as rich media and interactive actions. You can start sending push notifications with all of the […]


One of the more popular use cases for Pusher comes in the form of notifications (a short message that pops up on the user’s screen to tell them about an event such as an item being delivered). Pusher is a great fit for this as it’s easy to send data to users in realtime to […]


Most people use Babel to compile ES2015 or JSX code. But it’s actually a multi-purpose JavaScript compilation tool. This talk by Matt Zeunert (@mattzeunert) will show how you can use Babel to create your own code transformation rules. This talk was filmed at JS Monthly London on July 25 2016. [00:00:05] Hi everyone. I’m going […]


Node-RED is a tool for wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways. In this talk, Dalton explores the reasons behind its use, its architecture, and some of the key “nodes” within it. This talk was filmed at JS Monthly London on July 25 2016. [00:00:07] Hi everyone, my name […]


This summer I’ve been working at Pusher (“powering realtime with spit and glue”, as my mug says). When I’m not interning, I’m doing a Ph.D in testing concurrent programs at the University of York, so it was a bit of a change. Not many people arrange a nice relaxing break by getting a full-time job, […]


In this talk, Carl Crawford (@StickyCarl) gives a whirlwind tour of the more popular and useful libraries available to React developers. This talk was filmed at JS Monthly London on July 25 2016. [00:00:05] I’m Carl. I’m a full-time developer at Sticky World. I like cats. Before that I was researching optimisation for dynamic initialisation. […]