Web Directions Summit 2017

Session Details

Erwin van der Koogh

'Serverless' Back-end Development for Front-end Developers

Erwin van der Koogh Founder Bitgenics

With the arrival of node.js, it became viable to run JavaScript on both the client and the server. But it still required knowledge of servers, processes, deployment and a host of other skills. But with the release of AWS Lambda, and similar "serverless" computing services, this is no longer the case. Anyone with a rudimentary knowledge of JavaScript can write reliable and scalable back-ends.

And the interesting thing is that front-end developers have a big advantage over traditional back-end developers because this brave new world is completely event driven. Join Erwin in exploring how skills you already have make you perfectly suited to writing performant, reliable and scalable back-end services.

Erwin van der Koogh

Erwin is the founder of Bitgenics, a software development tool company focused on creating awesome tools to support developers to grow software. Their first two products, currently in development, are a hosting platform for Single Page JavaScript apps and a SaaS product to help scale serverless architectures.

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Praise for past Web Directions events

Phil Whitehouse
Web Directions is the must-attend event of the year for anyone serious about web development.

Phil Whitehouse,
Innovation Lead DigitasLBi

Ethan Marcotte
I’ve been admiring the Web Directions events for years, and was honored to be part… What a fantastic event!

Ethan Marcotte,
inventor "responsive Web design"

Dave Greiner
Out of any conference, Web Directions is far and away our favourite

Dave Greiner,
founder Campaign Monitor

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