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“Tech hiring is broken” is broken

Sure, “tech hiring is broken,” but what’s broken, exactly, and how can we fix it? We’ll examine how to best evaluate technical skills, while also addressing topics we don’t discuss often enough, like how to hire diverse candidates and what we should really explore when looking for “culture fit.” Google the phrase “Tech hiring is […]

Journey from procedural to reactive JavaScript with stops

Understand the differences between imperative, object-oriented, functional, reactive and other styles of programming JavaScript can mimic. Each style brings more power and elegance to your code, and I will show how to adopt the new paradigm without losing your mind in complexity. JavaScript is an interesting language. It can mimic almost any style you want: […]

Components – more than a shiny frenzy

More often than not developers fall into the trap of wanting to use some shiny trend heard in the IT world and that is no different with web components. Do you really understand the design decisions behind the concept of web components? In this talk, we’ll take a deep dive into what it is all […]

OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect (In Plain English)

You’ve probably at least heard of the OAuth and OpenID Connect standards. It’s challenging to find a good overview of how they work. In this talk, Micah digs into these protocols in simple English. If you’ve ever tried to search for information on OAuth and/or OpenID Connect, you’ve probably encountered deep dive code examples or […]