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Full Stack Fest 2016
Andrew Dunkman
Beyond The Tab: Executing JavaScript Across Browser Contexts

Andrew, a front-end developer at Harvest, is in his eleventh year of being amazed that his JavaScript functions. He's a former resident of Chicago and Kansas City, but now works from his home in Washington, DC. In his free time, he likes to help out with his local tech communities as an organizer of his local node.js meetup (formerly in Kansas C…

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Full Stack Fest 2017
Steve Kinney
Bringing Back the 1990s: The Revenge of JavaScript Style Sheets

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—Cascading Style Sheets. JavaScript Style Sh…

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Full Stack Fest 2015
Alex Sexton
Hacking The Front-End
Most of the conventional web security wisdom revolves around the server, and often leaves the client out of the equation. Outside of "escape user input" a lot of developers don't know where to start with protecting their client-side applications. Unfortunately for everyone, there's a huge attack surface on the client-side, and it can sometimes feel…
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Full Stack Fest 2015
Alex Saladrigas
Lessons from webBox, customizing a Javascript based OS
Javascript developers and OS hackers usually do not mix, until now. FirefoxOS is a Mozilla made open source operating systems for Mobile Phones that maximizes web performance on low end hardware. The entire upper layer of the OS is made using web technologies, with javascript as its native language. This makes this OS a treasure trove if you are a …
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Full Stack Fest 2017
Sam Richard
Magic Tricks with CSS Houdini

This talk will focus on the working being done by the CSS Houdini Task Force to provide us with the ability to extend the browser's render engine with JavaScript, above and beyond simply running JS on the main thread or a web worker. This talk will focus on the following:

  • What is the Houdini Task Force?
  • What types of thing…
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Full Stack Fest 2017
Martin Splitt
Rendering performance from the ground up

When the browser puts pixels on to screen, there’s a lot of work happening behind the scenes.

While it’s well known that “GPU accelerated” is good for silky smooth animations and apps, it’s surprisingly hard to figure out what that really entails and means. This talk is a tour of what goes into painting pixels onto the screen and what we c…

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Full Stack Fest 2015
Steven Wittens
The Pixel Factory
The average phone has a few megapixels, powered by its GPU. For the most part it sits there shuffling bits around to follow your finger. But properly unleashed, these tiny supercomputers can run obscene amounts of code in a blink, even from within the restricted sandbox of a web browser. Each pixel is a virtual machine on its own, with math inside.…
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Full Stack Fest 2015
Ben Foxall
The internet of browsers
Browsers do more than just presenting content; they allow us to gather information about our surroundings and make changes to our environment. Taking inspiration from the Internet of Things, we'll think about our browsers as simple objects that can work together to create a closer interaction with the web. We'll have some demos too.
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Full Stack Fest 2017
Shagufta Gurmukhdas
Web Based Virtual Reality

Since 2016 the virtual reality technology has been a rising trend and many headsets are now out in the market with each of them having their own wonderful features. Proprietary tools for creating VR experiences have their own requirements for ecosystems, controllers, software installations etc. And the simplest of applications needs a lot of com…

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Full Stack Fest 2016
Ben Smith
WebAssembly: birth of a virtual ISA

WebAssembly is a new portable, size- and load-time-efficient format suitable for compilation to the web. It's efficient, fast, portable, and safe—as is the rest of the web—and the devil of how this is done is in the details. Let's walk through the diverse tech stacks which makes this possible, from high-level languages such as C++, to compilers,…

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