Track: Modern Clientside Apps

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Reactive, cross platform, progressive - webapp tech today

Track Host:
Phil Haack
Director of Client Apps @GitHub and shipped ASP.NET MVC/NuGet
Phil Haack (yes, it's pronounced "hack") works at GitHub as the Director of Client Apps - a group that consists of the Desktop, Atom, Electron, and Editor Tools teams. Prior to GitHub, he was a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft responsible for shipping ASP.NET MVC and NuGet. These projects were released under open source licenses and helped served as examples to other teams for how to ship open source software. He regularly writes for his blog http://haacked.com/ and tweets random observations on Twitter as @haacked. He also speaks at conferences here and there, and has quit writing technical books forever several times now.

by Paul Betts
Electron Core Contributor & Open Source Guru

Electron is the new in-vogue platform for writing cross-platform Desktop applications, and in this talk, we'll be demoing from end-to-end how to get started super quickly writing your own apps, via the new electron-forge tool that drastically simplifies writing and packaging apps. Without any boilerplate, we'll see how to integrate popular web UI libraries and languages such as React, Typescript, and Babel compilation, we'll go over some need-to-know things about how Desktop apps are...

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